Delhi — India has banned ByteDance’s viral short video service TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps, citing threats to its sovereignty and security.

The unprecedented moratorium, announced days after escalating border tensions in the Himalayas left 20 Indian soldiers dead, deals a blow to the most prominent names in Chinese technology. The banned services included e-commerce giant Alibaba’s UC Web, social media leader Tencent’s WeChat and Baidu’s map and translation platforms...

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