Apple removes foreign VPN apps from Chinese app store

July 29 (UPI) --Virtual-private network, or VPN, applications have been removed from Apple's Chinese app store. Foreign companies had developed the apps to get around China's Internet filters. British Virgin Islands-based app developer, ExpressVPN ... ( read original story ...)

Why did Apple pull VPNs from its app store in China?

These are external links and will open in a new window The creators of several Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have criticised Apple's decision to remove their products from its app store in China. VPNs allow users to hide their IP addresses and access ... ( read original story ...)

Apple removes VPN apps in China to adhere to new rules

Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs have been removed from Apple's app store in China. ExpressVPN, one of the companies, posted on its corporate site a message from Apple saying that its program was ... ( read original story ...)

Apple removes all VPN apps from China App Store, report

In a move sure to put Apple's ongoing activities in China under a more intense international microscope, a number of foreign-made VPN software apps have been removed from China's app store, according to a report from The New York Times. SEE ALSO ... ( read original story ...)

Apple Says It Is Removing VPN Services From China App Store

BEIJING — Apple Inc says it is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, drawing criticism from VPN service providers, who accuse the U.S. tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing cyber regulators. VPNs allow users ... ( read original story ...)

Apple Removes All VPN Apps From Its Chinese App Store

Apple Inc. appears to have complied with the wishes of Chinese censors and removed all major VPN apps from the China-based branch of its App Store, a move which will make it harder for consumers to dodge the country’s pervasive restrictions on internet ... ( read original story ...)

One billion people now use WhatsApp every day, but why?

While Acton and Koum managed to find a Russian developer to create WhatsApp, early versions of the app proved to be practically unusable. It wasn’t until Apple launched push notifications and Acton managed to get former friends at Yahoo to invest $ ... ( read original story ...)