Tuesday, July 27

WeChat

China, cuentas, derechos de las mujeres, grupos, LGBT, minorías sexuales, Noticias, Redes sociales, WeChat

WeChat closes accounts of LGBT groups in China | Digital Trends Spanish

WeChat, the most popular social networking service in China, deleted accounts on LGBT issues maintained by university students and non-governmental groups. The platform sent account administrators a notice that they were violating the rules, but did not provide further details, according to the founder of one of the LGBT groups, who asked not to be identified in an AP article for possible retaliation by the government. It is still not clear if this decision was ordered from the executive, but it comes at a time when the government tightens political controls and tries to silence groups that could criticize it. The same source pointed out that the official attitude is increasingly strict. The content of the WeChat accounts that included personal stories and photos of collective events we...
Donald Trump, Noticias, prohibicion, TikTok continúa en EEUU, WeChat

With Trump’s go-ahead, TikTok continues to operate in the US | Digital Trends Spanish

The last hours have been vital for one of the most used applications internationally and that would stop operating on September 20, 2020 in the United States. President Donald Trump said he approved "in concept" the agreement between the platform and Oracle. “If they can, it's great. If it is not like that, it is also good ”, said the president. On Saturday 19th afternoon, ByteDance, the owner of the app, gave more details of the progress he had made: "We are pleased to report that the proposal by TikTok, Oracle and Walmart will resolve the security concerns of the US government and respond to questions about the future of TikTok in the United States." pic.twitter.com/jWxjnAIwZQ - TikTok_Comms (@tiktok_comms) September 19, 2020 The firm added that Oracle will becom...
aplicaciones, app, China, Estados Unidos, mensajería, Noticias, prohibicion, Redes sociales, trump, WeChat

Tencent is ahead of Trump and renames its WeChat application | Digital Trends Spanish

Chinese tech Tencent Holdings has changed the name of the WeChat Work app to WeCom, establishing it as an eventual alternative to its WeChat messaging app before it was banned from operation in the United States. As reported Reuters, Tencent registered the WeCom trademark on August 19 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Although Tencent has refused to comment, two sources within the company have indicated that WeCom would not fall within the prohibition that the United States will apply against WeChat as of September 20. The controversial measure also involves other Chinese technology companies and applications, which are considered by the executive as a threat to national security. WeChat is popularly referred to as a "super application", due to the large...
Cese de TikTok, China, Compra de TikTok, Donald Trump, Estados Unidos, Noticias, Redes sociales, TikTok, WeChat

TikTok Confirms Lawsuit and WeChat Users Also Respond | Digital Trends Spanish

TikTok confirmed that it will sue the administration of Donald Trump, after the president signed the executive orders to cease the activity of the app and WeChat in the United States for reasons of national security. Josh Gartner, a spokesman for TikTok, told The Verge that although within the firm they do not agree with the concerns of the American government, they have been involved in "good faith" to find a solution. "Instead, what we have found is a lack of due process, since the administration did not pay attention to the facts and tried to insert itself in the negotiations between private companies," he argued. The acquisition of the platform's operations in the United States - by a United States company - was put as a possible way out to remain active in this c...
Apple, iPhone, Noticias, Telefonía celular, Tencent, WeChat

Electronic waste: how they see the iPhone in China without WeChat | Digital Trends Spanish

An overwhelming majority of iPhone owners in China would abandon Apple's iconic device, if the US-announced restrictions finally succeed. This was revealed by a survey conducted by the micro-messaging social network Weibo, a simile of Twitter in China, which asked users to choose between WeChat or their iPhones. The results are telling: with more than 1.2 million responses, 95 percent of users prefer the messaging application over their mobile phones. "The ban will force many Chinese users to switch from Apple to other brands, because WeChat is really important to us," said Sky Ding, who works in the financial technology industry sector in Hong Kong, cited by 9to5mac. WeChat has more than 1 billion users and is the largest application in China. Without the ability to a...
digital trends en vivo, Galaxy Unpacked 2020, Galaxy Z Fold2, Gilead, Noticias, Samsung, Steve Suárez, Tecnología vestible, Telefonía celular, Tendencias, TikTok, Ultimate Gamer, Videojuegos, WeChat

Digital Trends Live: All Galaxy Unpacked 2020 | Digital Trends Spanish

Nowadays, things in the world of technology advance at such a dizzying pace that, sometimes, being aware of everything that happens can be difficult. Fortunately, Digital Trends Live is here with a summary so you can catch up on the most important news of the week. The wait is over. This week at its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event, Samsung unveiled its new devices, including the Galaxy Note 20 series phones, the Galaxy Watch 3, the Galaxy Buds Live headphones, the Galaxy Tab S7 tablets and the undoubted star of the season. - The new Galaxy Z Fold2 folding phone, a vastly improved evolution of the original Galaxy Fold. It was neither a joke nor a whim of the moment: Donald Trump has carried out his threat by signing executive orders that will cease TikTok activity in the Un...
Donald Trump, Noticias, orden ejecutiva, Telefonía celular, TikTok, veto, WeChat

Threat confirmed: TikTok and WeChat, banned in 45 days | Digital Trends Spanish

It was not a bluff or a heater of the moment: Donald Trump has fulfilled his threat by signing executive orders that will cease TikTok activity in the United States in 45 days. The US administration has gone further than expected with its threats, including WeChat, the popular messaging platform, in the impending veto. It is an unprecedented offensive against Chinese interests that will surely have a response from the Asian giant. The executive order signed by the US administration speaks openly of "the threat posed by TikTok" to the safety of its citizens; Specifically, remember that this short video application that is all the rage among young people, has been downloaded more than 175 million times in the United States and that it collects extensive information fro...