Popular UAE chat app ToTok a government spy tool, report says

Business / Tech Dec 24, 2019

Popular UAE chat app ToTok a government spy tool, report says

A chat app that quickly became popular in the United Arab Emirates for communicating with friends and family is actually a spying tool used by the government to track its users, according to a newspaper report. The government uses ToTok to track conversations, locations, images ...

MUFG Bank to launch smartphone payment service

Business / Financial Markets Dec 4, 2019

MUFG Bank to launch smartphone payment service

MUFG Bank will set up a joint company with human resources services provider Recruit Holdings Co. to launch a smartphone-based cashless payment service, it was learned Wednesday. The core banking arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. will seek to utilize Recruit's client base of ...

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing app

Business / Tech Oct 11, 2019

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing app

Alphabet Inc.'s Google has suspended a role-playing app associated with the Hong Kong protests due to a policy that prohibits developers from capitalizing on ongoing conflicts, the company said on Thursday. A Google spokesman said that The Revolution Of Our Times app, which lets users ...