Tech wrap: 47 Chinese apps banned, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 introduced and more | Tech News

Tech wrap: 47 Chinese apps banned, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 introduced and more

More news includes Telegram launching a new bunch of features and functionalities and PUBG Mobile announcing its Global Extreme Challenge.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 22:12 IST
Here’s everything that made headlines in tech today:
Here’s everything that made headlines in tech today: (Pixabay)

It was an eventful day in the world of technology. On one hand, we saw the Indian government adding 47 new apps to its existing list of banned China based apps. On the other hand, we saw companies like Zee and Qualcomm adding new products to their existing lineup of products.

Here's everything that made headlines in tech today:

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Govt bans 47 China-based apps

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The government today announced that it was banning 47 China-based apps in India. This new list is in addition to the 59 apps that the government banned last month. Today's announcement takes the number of China-based apps banned in India to 106.

Qualcomm launches Quick Charge 5.0

Qualcomm today launched Quick Charge 5.0 technology. This technology is capable of charging a 4,500mAh battery from 0% to 50% in five minutes.

Telegram rolls out new features

Telegram today rolled out a bunch of new features to its platform. The list includes sending 2GB files, profile videos, nearby people, greeting stickers and animated emojis among others.

PUBG Mobile Global Extreme Challenge announced

PUBG Mobile today announced the Global Extreme Challenge. The event will take place on July 30 and it will witness the company partnering with celebrities, influencers and players leading teams from various regions in the challenge.

Zee launches Zee5 Club

Zee today launched the Zee5 Club, which is an OTT television entertainment pack. It costs 365 a year.

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First Published Date: 27 Jul, 22:31 IST