China’s restrictions on foreign tech firms helped nurture homegrown tech giants. Now the US is putting its own limits on China.
08 Aug 2020 7:40 PM
If non-personal data is made subject to mandatory sharing, data businesses will begin classifying such data as personal.
08 Aug 2020 6:24 PM
The software giant has kept its business alive in the country by complying with the strict local laws on censorship.
08 Aug 2020 5:04 PM
State-led influence campaigns were prominent on social media during the 2016 US elections and have been seen around the world.
07 Aug 2020 7:11 PM
Facing charges in nine cases, Cristina Kirchner was twice ordered into pre-trial detention, but parliamentary immunity spared her jail time.
07 Aug 2020 4:57 PM
Trump’s order appears to formalise his threat to shut down TikTok unless Microsoft or some other American company buys it by September 15.
07 Aug 2020 1:57 PM
Sony Corp., which too has a game unit with its PlayStation series, also reported positive results earlier this week.
06 Aug 2020 8:50 PM
Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.
06 Aug 2020 8:19 PM
Zhang Yiming has been given just six weeks to find a buyer for the app in the United States or have it banned in its second largest market.
06 Aug 2020 7:05 PM
Action taken over 'misinformation', but the American Academy of Pediatrics says children appear to transmit COVID-19 less than adults.
06 Aug 2020 5:25 PM
The Zoom users who disrupted the hearing had of course disguised their names.
06 Aug 2020 4:44 PM
The President sometimes floats ideas or actions that get set aside without follow-through.
05 Aug 2020 11:31 PM
“Mars is looking real,” SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk tweeted after the short hop. “Progress is accelerating.”
05 Aug 2020 10:08 PM
The court said that if the government had assessed that social media enables espionage by enemy countries, it would not overturn the ban.
05 Aug 2020 7:42 PM
Microsoft has had limited success in social media, although it did acquire the business-focused network LinkedIn.
05 Aug 2020 6:13 PM
Google has an operating system for smartwatches so Fitbit’s user data will strengthen its already powerful position in targeted advertising.
04 Aug 2020 10:47 PM
The move follows the June 23 suspension of H-1B and other foreign work visas until end 2020 to safeguard American jobs in an election year.
04 Aug 2020 9:59 PM
At $349, the Pixel 4a is even cheaper than the launch price of last year's model which was priced at $399, same as this year's iPhone SE.
04 Aug 2020 9:19 PM
The US president has set a deadline of September 15 for TikTok to sell its US business or stop operations in the country.
04 Aug 2020 8:20 PM
The majority of European data is stocked outside of Europe, or, if stocked in Europe, is on servers that belong to non-European firms.
04 Aug 2020 7:10 PM