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INSIGHTS | Does India need China tech? – TechNode


All eyes in the tech world are focused on the two neighbors and what this means for the future of global tech. After years of deep engagement, where does it go from here? 

Bottom line: This is not the first time a Chinese app has been banned in India, but this time is different. The app ban ushers a new phase in China-India relations. Geopolitics will drive tech engagement between the two countries going forward. This will entail some economic pain for both countries, as India tries to reduce its reliance on China’s tech stack. Unless the two sides find a way to get past the border, this is the end of China and India’s tech romance. 

Three motives: New Delhi has cited data sovereignty and security as legal justifications, but the true driving motives are more likely:

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Dev is a Fellow and Program Lead at Digital Asia Hub, as well as a Yenching Scholar at Peking University. His interests lie at the intersection of technology, politics, and policy, especially in Asia, and…



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