President Trump says considering U.S. ban on Alibaba…

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BEDMINSTER, N.J., Aug 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday during a press conference that he was “looking into” whether Chinese technology giant Alibaba should be banned in the United States. Trump has been piling pressure on Chinese-owned companies, such as by vowing to ban short-video app TikTok from the United States.

Full story: https://news.trust.org/item/20200815220042-m2ix4/

 

Chinese apps linked to ‘spyware’ downloaded 4.1m times in UK…

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Apps made by a Chinese company which has been accused of spreading “spyware” have been downloaded more than 4.1 million times by people in the UK.

New research by app data company Sensor Tower has found that apps published by QuVideo have been downloaded by millions of Britons despite security concerns about the apps which first emerged in May.

QuVideo has developed a series of apps including video editing services VivaVideo and VivaCut as well as social network VidStatus and slideshow app SlidePlus.

Full story: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2020/08/08/chinese-apps-linked-spyware-downloaded-41m-times-uk/