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India bans 47 more Chinese apps weeks after blocking TikTok and 58 others over security fears

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India bans 47 more Chinese apps weeks after blocking TikTok and 58 others over security fears

India has banned 47 more Chinese apps just weeks after blocking popular video-sharing platform TikTok and 58 others over national security and privacy concerns. 

The Indian information ministry official disclosed the news on Monday, July 27.

‘We have banned 47 mobile apps from China in this ongoing exercise which highlights the government’s seriousness about data privacy and security,’ the official, who asked to remain anonymous, told news agency AFP.

‘The order was issued on Friday. Most of these 47 apps are banned for the same reasons as the earlier 59, and many were lite versions or variants of the earlier banned applications.’

Chinese apps Included in the latest ban are Tiktok Lite, Helo Lite, SHAREit Lite, BIGO LIVE Lite, and VFY among others.

There has been no official statement or order released by the government about the ban but it has been widely reported across major Indian media.

The latest move comes days after a Himalayan border clash left 20 Indian troops dead and an unknown number of Chinese casualties.

Local media on Monday July 27, said there are 275 other Chinese apps that could also be blocked over similar concerns, including the hugely popular “PUBG Mobile” game owned by tech giant Tencent.

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FinRik Academy and Owlet collaborates in a partnership that will improve ease of doing business for entrepreneurs

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Open source online marketplace for teaching and learning courses collaborations with fast growing online marketplace, Owlet to open up new opportunities for entrepreneurs to be able to teach more about there process on the Owlette platform weeks after exceeding 3million orders.
With Owlet focused on expanding the frontiers of opportunities for business sellers, investment seekers and social media influencers, FinRik Academy, a product of FinRik Technologies is focused giving instructors a platform where anyone can build courses on their preferred topics, with access to enabling tools that supports live classes, uploading prerecorded videos, pdf, offer quiz etc.

The-Owlet is a social media marketing agency that specializes in social media management services for resellers. It bridges the social media gap between clients and their prospective customers, harnessing expertise on social media to engage customers with content, maintain the pages and promote products to increase revenue. Business owners looking to expand through social media can depend on The-Owlet to curate a social media strategy for their business with the aim of increasing reach/visibility and sales. With this new partnership entrepreneurs would be able to create courses about there business with options to make it paid or free using FinRik Academy.

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Quality tech gadget retailer, PacoX takes its service to a whole new level with a new collaboration with Gamp; full story here

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According to new research, 70% of smartphone issues are broken screens and it would cost about 30-40% of the value of your device to replace a broken screen. Aside from defacing screens, another research shows users feel embarrassed using a smartphone with a broken screen in public.

Here is the catch, PacoX will be offering a FREE screen protection plan for 180 days when you buy selected smartphones or PCs from them and this Screen Protection Service will be powered by Gamp

The SPP save you up to 80% of All cost required when your screen breaks.

If you are not buying any device soon, it also means you can now buy your Screen Protection Plan for your current device from PacoX.

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Nigerian first cryptocurrency payment processor “FinRik” and it’s native stablecoin “Wavycoin” set to launch

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CEO and founder of Wavyvibrations Inc and Roadkit Awoniyi Segun Gbenga has unveiled plans to launch FinRik, a cryptocurrency payment processor, with the aim of making automated crypto payment easy in Nigeria.

Awoniyi Segun, the founder and CEO said “What we are here to do is very simple, we want to maximize the potentials of virtual currency and bridge the gap between it and the Nigerian economy, because Nigerians trade crypto’s daily but sadly  it has little or no effect on our struggling economy, so we are building a structure that will enable people transact swiftly with there virtual currency” in a tweet addressing potential users he stated further “FinRik at its best is a community with payment processing function, business development section, Roboadvisor, e-commerce, secure crypto wallet, real estate, e-ticketing, we are listing BTC, XRP, Eth, Usdt, Litecoin immediately we launch even though we want to give you a way to use your crypto to make easy and automated transactions we still recognize the fact they crypto’s can be very volatile, that’s why we are working on creating our own stablecoin (Wavycoin, WVY) which will be built on Ethereum and Binance blockchain”

FinRik is expected to go live in Q2 of this year, while the platform’s digital currency Wavycoin is expected to be listed by next year, according to what we gathered from the firm, FinRik users account will come with Multifaceted and highly secured wallet to safely secure there securities and the firm will be listing BTC, Eth, XRP, Litecoin, USDT as they launch, furthermore users will be able to access business development tools, as a unit of the company will be dedicated to developing and managing of businesses using business intelligence and data science, the firm also possess an e-commerce wing that enables users to create online store within three minutes with access to high tech tools that will aid their business growth and presence online and most especially they will be able to get paid by there customers using crypto.

The platform’s cryptocurrency project Wavycoin is expected to be built on Ethereum ERC-20 blockchain and Binance smart chain contract the crypto development project is under the company’s subsidiary FinRik financial institute, a section for financial advise that is also working on developing its own Roboadvisor soon, likewise the tech company’s proptech section.

Join FinRik’s waiting list on FinRik.com to be notified when they go live

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