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ByteDance reaches $92 million settlement with U.S. TikTok users over data privacy concerns
Under the proposed terms of the agreement, TikTok will no longer collect or store a user's biometric information, including facial characteristics, or track users' GPS data. The company will also be prohibited from storing U.S. user data...
Huawei unveils folding smartphone with an 8-inch-wide screen
Phone offers crisper visuals, better sound for movies, games
Facebook, Robinhood, Uber: Tech companies feel the heat from regulatory threats
How Facebook, Uber and Robinhood run their businesses is under threat around the world, a warning sign for investors who have been all too willing to ignore regulatory risks for fast-growing tech companies in recent years.
‘Can you hear us Angela?’ PM asks German Chancellor to mute on G7 call
Boris Johnson was forced to intervene and ask Angela Merkel to mute herself after she interrupted him during the G7 meeting.
Bitcoin Market Hits $1 Trillion In Value
The digital unit zoomed to another record at $54,182, meaning that the combined value of all bitcoin now stands at $1.002 trillion according to data provider Coinmarketcap.com.
Parler Interim CEO Invites Trump, Biden to Social Media Platform for Dialogue
The platform earlier said in its reopening statement that the takedown in January was conducted by “those who desire is to silence tens of millions of Americans”.
Huawei launches legal challenge against US over security threat designation
Despite the legal challenge the company's founder Ren Zhengei said he did not expect restrictions on the company to be lifted.
Google sued by 10 US states for 'anti-competitive' online ad sales
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the suit, arguing that "this Goliath of a company is using its power to manipulate the market, destroy competition, and harm you, the consumer."
Life sentence without pardon: ‘When you’re removed, you’re removed’: Twitter chief says Trump ban is PERMANENT even if he's re-elected
Former President Donald Trump will never be allowed back on Twitter, even if he runs for office again in 2024 and wins, company Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal told CNBC.
How Trump won over Europe on 5G
The former US president’s tactic of cutting China out of next-generation cellphone networks has paid off.
Parler Wanted Donald Trump On Its Site. Trump’s Company Wanted A Stake.
Parler offered Trump 40% of the company - while he was still in office - if he posted exclusively to the platform. The deal was never finalized.
Smartmatic sues Fox News, Giuliani over election-rigging claims,
Electronic voting systems maker Smartmatic on Thursday sued Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News cable network and Rudolph Giuliani, a lawyer for former President Donald Trump, claiming they falsely accused the company of helping to rig the U.S. pr...
The Government Didn’t Foresee How Facebook Would Behave
Today’s antitrust regulators should rein in the tech giants.
Facebook is banning leftwing users - and it's going largely unnoticed
Facebook placed a number of leftwing organizers on a restricted list during Biden’s inauguration. It’s part of a much bigger problem
It's time to invest in Huawei: Biden Administration Looking Into Reviewing Sanctions Against Huawei
Huawei was sanctioned by the US during the presidency of Donald Trump, but there has now been a suggestion that these will be eased by the Biden administration, as he canceled so many Trump's policies already. As Huawei smartphone are so...
NASDAQ temporarily shuts down stock trading after internet trolls destroy hedge fund with GameStop stock
The NASDAQ has paused trading after internet “degenerates” spotted Wall Street gearing up to make a killing, beat the traders at their own game, and got filthy rich while destroying the US’ top hedge funds. Buckle up.
Bernie Sander's Mitten Maker Flooded With Nearly 13,000 E-Mail Orders
Ellis, a 42-year-old elementary school teacher, lived a quiet life in the Vermont town of Essex Junction -- until Wednesday.
Huawei founder sees decentralised control as a way to beat US sanctions
A newly published speech that Ren Zhenfei gave in June reveals the Huawei CEO’s thinking on strategies for surviving US sanctions.
Here's how to buy bitcoin without all the risk of buying bitcoin
Bitcoin is up more than 260% over the past 12 months -- a stellar ride -- yet owning the asset is fraught with risks including wild swings in cryptocurrency prices. But there are several ways for investors to get a piece of the bitcoin b...
YouTube Fake Biden’s popularity by systematically deleting thousands of Dislikes from videos
"Most popular president ever"? YouTube is deleting thousands of dislikes from Biden videos on the Official White House YouTube videos. I don’t mind because I like him and anyway only stupid people believe the Big Tech numbers, users, sta...
Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Gomez said she’s frustrated by what she views as the companies’ lackluster response and that they have to “stop doing the bare minimum.”
After Trump bans, Facebook and Twitter see combined $51 billion in losses
Investors react negatively to surprise banishment of sitting president.
The tech supremacy: Silicon Valley can no longer conceal its power
‘To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle,’ George Orwell famously observed. He was talking not about everyday life but about politics, where it is ‘quite easy for the part to be greater than the whole or for two o...
Elon Musk Loves China, and China Loves Him Back-For Now
In turn, Tesla and its chief executive officer have done all the right things as far as Beijing is concerned.
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