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Trump bans more Chinese apps, including Alipay, QQ Wallet, WeChat Pay

Wednesday 6 January 2021 | 08:46 CET | News
US president Donald Trump signed an executive order that bans transactions with eight Chinese apps, claiming these threaten US national security, according to the The Wall Street Journal. The order takes effect in 45 days, after the end of Trump's mandate. The apps include payments platform Alipay; three apps from Tencent including QQ Wallet, WeChat pay and Tencent QQ; CamScanner, a scanning app owned by Intsig Information in Shanghai, as well as Chinese-connected apps SharEit, VMate and WPS Office. 

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alipay / Huawei / Tencent / TikTok
Countries: China / United States
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