Alibaba’s browser has reportedly been deleted from Chinese app stores

www.cnbc.com/2021/03/16/alibabas-uc-browser-deleted-from-android-app-stores-in-china.html

Alibaba’s internet browser has been removed from several app stores in China, according to a report from The Financial Times on Tuesday.

Android app stores including those operated by Huawei, Xiaomi and Tencent have reportedly blocked downloads or removed Alibaba’s “UC Browser.” CNBC was unable to immediately confirm the report.

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It comes after the UC Browser was criticized on a TV show about misleading online medical advertising that was broadcast by CCTV, a state-owned broadcaster.

It comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday that Beijing’s crackdown on large technology firms was just beginning. “Some platform companies’ development is not standard and risks exist,” Xi said in an address to China’s top economic committee, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

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Is this typical overreaction again or will it cause some chaos and real damage this time?

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