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Are Trump's moves pushing the US and China into a tech face-off?

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

Tech This Week | India needs to be more mindful in regulating non-personal data

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

Here’s how Microsoft entered and managed to stay in China

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

Facebook, Twitter crack down on Russia, China agents trying to sway US election

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

Google search result calls Argentine vice-president called 'thief', she sues for defamation

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

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Explainer: What does Trump's order mean for TikTok, WeChat in US?

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

Nintendo achieves profit target as more people take to gaming during lockdown

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

Forcing TikTok to sell its US business could end up killing the open internet

Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.

06 Aug 2020 8:19 PM

ByteDance boss in a predicament over Trump's ultimatum on TikTok

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

Trump's Facebook, Twitter post removed for saying children 'almost immune' to coronavirus

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

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Twitter hacking suspect's Zoom hearing interrupted by porn and rap

The Zoom users who disrupted the hearing had of course disguised their names.

06 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

Trump's talk of government getting a cut of TikTok deal not legally enforceable

The President sometimes floats ideas or actions that get set aside without follow-through.

05 Aug 2020 11:31 PM

SpaceX’s Mars rocket prototype has successful brief flight and landing

“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

Ban on social media use by defence personnel remains, Delhi High Court dismisses plea against it

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 hopes to gain social media cred with TikTok purchase

Microsoft has had limited success in social media, although it did acquire the business-focused network LinkedIn.

05 Aug 2020 6:13 PM

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Google's plan to buy Fitbit comes under lens of EU competition commissioner

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

H-1B workers now can't be employed in US federal jobs following Trump's executive order

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

Google's affordable Pixel 4a launched to compete with Apple iphone SE

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

Trump says US should get a 'very large percentage' of TikTok sale proceeds

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

Europe giving away its data wealth to US cloud storage companies, experts worry

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

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