Skype disappears from app stores in China another social app
Another social networking app Skype disappears from app stores in China on Tuesday. The popular video calling application is now unavailable, including on Apple app store. Skype is owned by Microsoft company and it is removed from the app stores due to the app is violating the local laws of services in China.
“We have been notified by the Ministry of Public Security that a number of voice over internet protocol apps do not comply with local law, ” says an Apple frontman in a statement to the New York Times. It is not cleared for how long Skype is got banned but with this, it is joined the other banned social networking platform like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Google Plus and Whatsapp.
Although current Skype services are functional in China, for now, it is no longer available for download
Microsoft spokesman said the app is temporarily blocked and the company is working to re-establish Skype in China.
UC Browser got removed from Google Play Store
UC browser has taken down from Google Play Store. The app got disappeared mysteriously. One of the Company workers has told an email has received saying app got a temporary ban for 30 days because using of misleading and illegal methods of app promotion to install. You often see UC browser illegal links getting you to the download page of UC browser, that is why Google charged this ban on the app.
Before taking this action previously Google announced that it is breaking down the behavior of Chrome browser as UC Web’s affiliates were using illegal and malicious advertising methods of app promotion to increase downloads.
However, the mini version of the app is still available.
UC browser is owned by a Chinese company Alibaba group. This browser has already been through security concerns. Both Google and owner company haven’t commented on the situation yet. Google Play has launched “Verify play protect” to stop such kind of malware and security breachers apps.