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Google suspends Chinese e-retailer Pinduoduo from app store

Malware found in other versions of app; PDD revenue misses analyst estimates

Chinese online group discounter Pinduoduo has been suspended on the Google Play app store.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Google has suspended Chinese e-commerce app Pinduoduo from its Google Play app store after versions offered outside the store were found to contain malware, the U.S. internet giant said on Tuesday.

The suspension comes amid growing concern in the U.S. over the safety of Chinese apps.

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