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Platform News: Binance

Britain bans Binance’s UK ops in latest cryptocurrency crackdown

The UK’s financial regulator has said Binance, one of the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency exchanges, cannot conduct any regulated activity and issued a warning to...

Bitcoin China

China blocks several cryptocurrency-related social media accounts

A slew of crypto-related accounts in China’s Twitter-like Weibo platform were blocked over the weekend, as Beijing stepped up a crackdown on bitcoin trading and mining.

Platform News: Social media Twitter button

Nigerian telecoms firms suspend access to Twitter

Nigerian telecoms firms blocked access to Twitter following a regulatory directive aimed at suspending the US social media giant indefinitely, a move criticised by rights campaigne...

Platform Industry: Google search engine

Russia fines Google, Facebook for failing to delete banned content

A Russian court said on Tuesday it has fined US technology giants Google and Facebook over a failure to delete content that Moscow deems illegal, the latest development in an escal...

Platform News: TikTok office building in the US

Pakistan blocks TikTok over indecency complaint

Pakistan has blocked the viral social media app TikTok after a court order over a complaint that it ran indecent content, a spokesman for the country’s telecoms regulator sai...

Platform News: India Bans Chinese smartphone apps

India retains its ban on 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok and WeChat

The Indian government has decided to keep its ban on the viral TikTok apps and 58 other China-made apps after reviewing responses from the businesses in question on issues such as ...

Platform Economy: Parler App

Parler partially reappears with support from Russian tech business

Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American way right, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology business.

Platform News: YouTube logo

YouTube suspends President Trump’s channel after violating policy

YouTube said on Tuesday it’s suspended Donald Trump’s channel as it violated policies for inciting violence following last week’s assault on the US Capitol from t...

Platform News: India Bans Chinese smartphone apps

India widens China app ban to cover more from Xiaomi and Baidu

India has banned some programs of Chinese companies including Xiaomi Corp and Baidu Inc, three sources told Reuters on Wednesday, in New Delhi’s most recent move to hit Chine...