Trump Signs Executive Order Barring Transactions With TikTok in 45 Days

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting U.S. residents from doing any business with TikTok or the apps’ Chinese owner ByteDance Ltd., beginning 45 days from now. The Läs mer…

How TikTok Found Itself in the Middle of a U.S.-China Tech War

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; First they went after Huawei. Then it was gummy bears singing Adele. TikTok–the social-media platform where primarily Gen Z users share dance routines and zany memes involving crooning fruit Läs mer…

‘I Can’t Put All My Eggs in One Basket.’ Here’s What Creators Think of Instagram’s TikTok-Style ‘Reels’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When it comes to buzz, the viral video app TikTok has been hard to beat in 2020’s social media scene. But now, Instagram has entered the chat. On Thursday, Läs mer…

Virginia Becomes First State to Roll Out Smartphone App to Alert People to Potential Coronavirus Exposure

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus, becoming the first U.S. state to Läs mer…

Ryan Reynolds ‘Unreservedly Sorry’ for Getting Married at South Carolina Plantation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ryan Reynolds has expressed regret for holding his wedding to Blake Lively at a former plantation in South Carolina. “It’s something we’ll always be deeply and unreservedly sorry for,” Läs mer…

A Fashion Historian Unpacks the Symbolism of Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ Costumes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Beyoncé released her latest visual album Black Is King on Disney+ on July 31, casual fans and the BeyHive alike were treated to a glorious feast for the Läs mer…

Alabama Principal Masterfully Turns ‘U Can’t Touch This’ Into Everyone’s Favorite New Coronavirus Awareness Bop

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An Alabama high school principal created a funny video with a serious message and it has gone viral for both reasons. Dr. Quentin Lee, principal at Childersburg High School, Läs mer…

Blizzard Employees Share Salaries With Each Other to Protest Wage Disparities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Employees at Blizzard Entertainment, a division of Activision Blizzard Inc., began circulating a spreadsheet on Friday to anonymously share salaries and recent pay increases, the latest example of rising Läs mer…

Of Course Sarah Cooper Has Her Own Spin on President Trump’s TikTok Thoughts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President Donald Trump is considering banning TikTok or at least ordering its owner, ByteDance, to divest its ownership in the popular social media site, on the grounds that the Läs mer…

Microsoft Confirms It Is in Talks to Buy the U.S. Arm of TikTok as Trump Threatens Ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with Läs mer…

Facebook Complies With Brazilian Judge’s Order to Block 12 Accounts Accused of Running a Fake News Network

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BRASILIA, Brazil) — Facebook announced Saturday it has obeyed a Brazilian judge’s order for a worldwide block on the accounts of 12 of President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters who are Läs mer…

President Trump Says He Will Act to Ban TikTok in the U.S. as Soon as Saturday

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of Läs mer…

Florida Teen Charged Over Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Scam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities Läs mer…

Trump Expected to Order China’s ByteDance to Sell TikTok in U.S.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President Donald Trump plans to announce a decision ordering China’s ByteDance Ltd. to divest its ownership of the popular U.S.-based music-video app TikTok, according to people familiar with the Läs mer…

China Says It Has Completed a Navigation Network That Could Rival the U.S. GPS

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BEIJING) — China is celebrating the completion of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System that could rival the U.S. Global Positioning System and significantly boost China’s security and geopolitical clout. Läs mer…

Everyone’s Marveling Over This Jaw-Dropping Video Starring a Skateboarding Prodigy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Isamu Yamamoto may be one of the best freestyle skateboarders of all time with an incredible ability to make everything look effortless, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s witnessed his Läs mer…

‘Green Needle’ or ‘Brainstorm’? A Puzzling Audio Clip Is Burning Up the Internet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; First there was the dress that divided the internet as people around the world argued that viral photo was definitely blue and black or definitely white and gold. (It Läs mer…

Everything I Learned In My Quest For a Better Work-From-Home Chair

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s week who-knows-when of the COVID-19 outbreak here in the U.S., and one thing has become painfully apparent as I continue to work from home: My back hurts. A Läs mer…

Big Tech Needs To Be Regulated. Here Are 4 Ways to Curb Disinformation and Protect Our Privacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Recent months have seen mounting evidence that the algorithmic spread of hate speech, disinformation, and conspiracy theories by major internet platforms has undermined America’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Läs mer…

Survivors Urge Facebook to Remove Holocaust Denial Posts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BERLIN) — Holocaust survivors around the world are lending their voices to a campaign launched Wednesday targeting Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to take action to remove denial Läs mer…

Egyptian Women Get 2 Years in Prison for ‘Indecent’ TikTok Dance Videos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (CAIRO) — An Egyptian court sentenced several young women to two years in prison Monday for posting “indecent” dance videos on TikTok in a fraught case that critics describe Läs mer…

Daisy Was Tired. So a Rescue Team Hefted the 121-Pound St. Bernard Dog Down a Mountain

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — St. Bernards are known for helping to rescue distressed travelers in the mountains, but the tables were turned Sunday in northern England. Sixteen volunteers from the Wasdale Läs mer…

How K-Pop Fans Actually Work as a Force for Political Activism in 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Millions of dollars in donations. Viral hashtag domination. Ticket interference at Trump rallies. These might sound like the actions of a highly-coordinated political or philanthropic campaign. In reality, it’s Läs mer…

Prince Harry and Meghan Sue for Invasion of Privacy Over Photo of Son Archie in Their Yard

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LOS ANGELES) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sued Thursday to stop the sale and publication of a photo of their son Archie that they say was shot at Läs mer…

Meet 5 Dads Who Have Upped Their TikTok Game Amid Coronavirus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With families around the world staying home amid coronavirus, more and more parents are becoming breakout stars on TikTok as the video-sharing app continues to grow in popularity. But Läs mer…

These TikTok Creators Say They’re Still Being Suppressed for Posting Black Lives Matter Content

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Videos being taken down, muted or hidden from followers: These are all issues that some TikTok creators say they’re facing for posting Black Lives Matter content. In the wake Läs mer…

Kim Kardashian West Addresses Husband Kanye West’s Bipolar Disorder and Asks Public for ‘Compassion and Empathy’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — Kim Kardashian West is asking the public to show compassion and empathy to husband Kanye West, who caused a stir this week after fulminating in a Läs mer…

Twitter Says It’s Cracking Down on Accounts Linked to QAnon Conspiracy Theory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HONG KONG) — Twitter said it would crack down on accounts and content related to QAnon, the far-right U.S. conspiracy theory popular among supporters of President Donald Trump. The Läs mer…

Mark Zuckerberg Went Surfing in Plenty of Sunscreen and It’s the Internet’s Latest Meme Fixation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is back in the internet spotlight, but it’s not for testifying before Congress or the ongoing advertising boycott over Facebook’s hate speech policy. This time, Läs mer…

NASA Elegantly Shuts Down Those New Zodiac Star Theories

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A new story about an old misunderstanding is once again circulating—and NASA is once again setting the record straight. It all started with a resurfaced story NASA “discovered” a Läs mer…

Twitter Says Hackers Targeted 130 Accounts in Cyber-Attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Inc. revealed hackers targeted just 130 accounts during the cyber-attack this week that compromised some of the world’s most recognizable people, though no passwords were stolen. The U.S. Läs mer…

Chris Evans Sent a Captain America Shield to a Young Hero for the Most Heartfelt Reason

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A six-year old boy stood between his little sister and a charging dog, he was badly bitten, and ended up getting nearly 90 stitches. Now, the boy, Bridger Walker Läs mer…

‘We Cannot Let the World Return to How It Was.’ British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful Says He Was Racially Profiled at Magazine’s Office

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful says he was racially profiled while trying to enter the magazine’s offices at Vogue House in London, after a security guard told him to Läs mer…

Experts Say Massive Twitter Breach Undermines Trust in the Platform

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HONG KONG) — A breach in Twitter’s security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent Läs mer…

E.U.’s Top Court Invalidates Data-Sharing Agreement With U.S.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (LONDON) — The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that an agreement that allows big tech companies to transfer data to the United States is invalid, and that national Läs mer…

Twitter Accounts Including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Bill Gates Hacked in Apparent Bitcoin Scam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; SAN FRANCISCO — Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scam. The ruse included bogus Läs mer…