(Representative image)BEIJING: TikTok's mother company, China-based ByteDance, could face a loss of $6 Billion following Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese apps including wildly popular TikTok. "The loss of Chinese internet company Byte Dance mother company of Tik Tok could be as high as $6 billion after the Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps, including Tik Tok following deadly border clash between India and Chinese troops last month," reported a news agency citing sources. A source close to ByteDance said that in the past few years, the company had invested more than $1 billion in the Indian market, and the ban could virtually halt its business there, causing a loss as high as $6 billion. That figure would exceed
(File photo)BEIJING: China said on Tuesday it was concerned about India's decision to ban Chinese mobile apps such as Bytedance's TikTok and Tencent's WeChat and was making checks to verify the situation. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters during a daily briefing that India has a responsibility to uphold the rights of Chinese businesses. India on Monday banned 59, mostly Chinese, mobile apps in its strongest move yet targeting China in the online space since a border crisis erupted between the two countries this month. The Indian IT ministry said the apps "are engaged in activities ... prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order".
नई दिल्लीः आईआईटी रुड़की के छात्र द्वारा डेवलप किया गया स्वदेशी शॉर्ट विडियो मेकिंग ऐप 'Mitron' इस वक्त आरोग्य सेतु के बाद सबसे ज्यादा डाउनलोड किया जाने वाला ऐप बन गया है. इसने सबसे बड़ी टक्कर चीनी कंपनी बाइटडांस के ऐप टिकटॉक को दी है. फिलहाल गूगल प्ले स्टोर पर उपलब्ध इस ऐप को 50 लाख से अधिक बार डाउनलोड किया जा चुका है. पेटीएम के पूर्व सीनियर वाइस प्रेजिडेंट दीपक की ओर से किए गए ट्वीट में यह ऐप दूसरी पोजीशन पर दिख रहा है। IIT Roorkee student has quietly released a Tiktok clone called “Mitron TV” a month back and it has not only achieved 5mn installs, it is now no.2 android app in India thus raking in half a