Alibaba’s internet browser has been removed from several app stores in China as its feud with the Chinese government worsens, reports CNBC. Android app stores, including those operated by Huawei and Xiaomi, have blocked downloads or removed Alibaba’s “UC Browser,” according to Huawei and Xiaomi phone owners who talked to CNBC.
The development comes as the Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that Beijing’s crackdown on large technology firms has just begun. “Some platform companies’ development is not standard, and risks exist,” Xi said.
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