TikTok Current Affairs, GK & News

U.S. passes bill to address China Tech Threat

The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 to approve a “sweeping package of legislation” in a bid to boost USA’s ability to compete with Chinese technology. China, while responding to vote, objected to being cast as an imaginary U.S. enemy Key Points This measure approved about $190 billion for provisions of strengthening technology and research in United ..

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US bans transactions with TikTok and WeChat

The US President has issued a couple of executive orders that would ban any US transactions with the Chinese companies that own TikTok and WeChat as the country is interested in aggravating the measures in the interest of national security. What will the ban imply? This order prohibits any kind of transaction by any person ..

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TikTok banned on Government Devices in the US

The US Senate Panel has approved a bill with the condition that the US Federal employees will not be allowed to use the China-owned mobile video application, TikTok, effective immediately. The bill coming from Senator Josh Hawley was passed unanimously by the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Now it will have ..

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GoI bans 59 mobile applications

On June 29, 2020, Government of India banned 59 mobile applications that are prejudicial to integrity and sovereignty of India. Highlights The Ministry of Information Technology with its power under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocked 59 mobile applications. According to the ministry, the applications were involved in activities that are harmful to ..

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Google launches short-video making application – ‘Tangi’

Technological major Google has recently launched a short-video making application called ‘Tangi’, which is similar to the popular application TikTok. The application has been launched initially on the web and iOS platforms. Users have to post a short-video on a ‘Do-it-yourself’ (DIY) and creativity content using the application. The application for 60-second-videos has been designed ..

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