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Chinese Emergency Pandemic Mask Factory Visit
Join me as I tour one of the many new mask factories that have been set up to supply the global mask demand during the covid-19 crisis
PayPal to let you buy and sell cryptocurrencies in the US
PayPal has partnered with cryptocurrency company Paxos to launch a new service. PayPal users in the U.S. will soon be able to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies. More countries...
Calls for Facebook, Twitter to halt trending sections ahead of election gather steam
The Mozilla Foundation sent a letter on Tuesday to Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey demanding they halt their trending features ahead of the 2020 election.
Justice Department files long-awaited antitrust suit against Google
The Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google engaged in anticompetitive conduct to preserve monopolies in search and search-advertising that fo...
Hong Kong virtual bank WeLab is live with Temenos
Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that WeLab Bank, Hong Kong’s first homegrown virtual bank, has publicly launched using cloud-native Temenos Transact to pr...
Facebook co-founder helps bankroll Silicon Valley anti-Trump ad blitz
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is one of several major contributors from the tech sector who contributed to a last-minute push to flood the airwaves with television ads ai...
New Yorker suspends CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin after exposing himself on a Zoom call
CNN saying he has asked for "time off" while he deals with a "personal issue." Toobin says ‘I thought I had muted the Zoom video’ in apology for masturbating online.
DOJ charges 6 Russian military hackers for worldwide cyberattacks
The Justice Department announced an indictment of six military hackers with the Russian GRU who allegedly carried out a global conspiracy that included cyberattacks against vict...
Nokia wins NASA contract to put 4G network on the moon
Cell service could soon be out of this world. NASA has awarded Nokia a $14.1 million-dollar contract to bring astronauts the first cellular network on the moon, the space agency...
Twitter CEO says it was wrong to block links to Biden story
Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of the story that h...
What's new on Zoom: A paid ticketing tool called OnZoom
Zoom, staging its virtual "Zoomtopia" user conference, introduces paid ticketing tools and apps, called "Zapps."
Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight
It’s time to address monopoly data capitalism, which has been turbo-charged by Covid-19, forcing the world to live and work online. A Joe Biden presidency – increasingly likely ...
Soon, medical drones to transport Covid samples, test kits in Britain
Trainee doctors Hammad Jeilani and Christopher Law are trialing 'dronepad' infrastructure so the miniature aircraft can take off from and land on hospitals, laboratories and war...
Another ‘hack’ job? Censorship of the Hunter Biden story shows Twitter & Facebook have a big dog in the US political fight
By suppressing news of Joe Biden’s son’s alleged emails, the social media titans have revealed their political stakes. That should make them ineligible to protections granted by...
Instagram agrees curbs on paid influencers, says UK watchdog
Facebook's Instagram has agreed measures to crack down on hidden advertising by so-called influencers on its photo and video platform, Britain's Competition and Markets Authorit...
Britain Banks On Tempest Future Fighter Program As Its Next Great Hope In Combat Airpower
Britain has new data to help make crucial decisions as to its pathway to future air dominance and a healthy indigenous aerospace and defense sector.
Robinhood says a 'limited number' of accounts were recently hacked
Trading app Robinhood said that a "limited number" of customer accounts were recently targeted by cyber criminals, though the service itself was not hacked.
Senate Judiciary Cmte to Vote to Subpoena Jack Dorsey
Sen. Ted Cruz: "Twitter is actively blocking, right now this instant, stories from the New York Post alleging corruption and the Biden family receiving millions of dollars from ...
Twitter Unblocks Trump Campaign Account
US President Donald Trump's Twitter election campaign account was unblocked on Thursday after the social media campaign temporarily restricted it claiming a video from the accou...
Twitter Says Investigating Global Platform Outage
Twitter was working Thursday evening to resolve a global outage of the social media platform used by hundreds of millions worldwide.
‘iPhone … no’: Why Blackpink won’t take selfies if you’re an Apple user
Unshakeable Samsung ambassadors, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa refuse to take iPhone selfies and have special Galaxy S20 colours in their honour – didn’t you spot them in an MV a...
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