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TikTok reportedly violated Google's data collection policies by tracking the individual identifiers of Android users' smartphones

TikTok reportedly violated Google's data collection policies by tracking the individual identifiers of Android users' smartphones

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

TikTok collected data from Android users for at least a year in apparent violation of Google's policies, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The app tracked users' MAC...
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TikTok: China's Trojan Horse to Indoctrinate America

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

At the moment, ByteDance is in negotiations with Microsoft and Twitter to sell TikTok. Yet a sale will not by itself end the threat. Any new owner will have to go over line...
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TikTok's Separation From Parent ByteDance Could Reportedly Take A Year, Testing White House Desire For Quick Resolution

1 day ago   |   Forbes

TikTok's technical infrastructure is closely tied to ByteDance's other apps including Douyin the Chinese version of TikTok.
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TikTok's US fate reportedly rests on a brawl between two senior White House advisers

TikTok's US fate reportedly rests on a brawl between two senior White House advisers

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The confused messages from the Trump administration about the fate of ByteDance-owned TikTok may stem from a disagreement between two senior White House advisers. According to...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. TikTok and Twitter are starting to talk about a...
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Twitter eyeing purchase of TikTok's US operations

Twitter eyeing purchase of TikTok's US operations

3 days ago   |   New York Post

Move over Microsoft - Twitter is joining the tech giant in pursuing the purchase of TikTok's US operations after President Trump set a fall deadline for the video-sharing...
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TikTok to SUE Trump over ‘unconstitutional' ban as Twitter joins battle for its US assets & users - reports

TikTok to SUE Trump over ‘unconstitutional' ban as Twitter joins battle for its US assets & users - reports

3 days ago   |   RT

Twitter has reportedly joined the race for TikTok's juicy assets, while its Chinese owner seeks to sue the Trump administration, claiming that the move to force it out of the...
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TikTok is reportedly planning to sue the Trump administration over its ban as early as Tuesday

TikTok is reportedly planning to sue the Trump administration over its ban as early as Tuesday

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

TikTok plans to sue the Trump administration over its recent executive order as early as Tuesday, NPR reported Saturday, citing a source directly involved in the...
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TikTok Reportedly Plans To Sue Trump Administration Over Ban As Soon As Tuesday

3 days ago   |   Forbes   |   6 articles

The White House has said TikTok is a national security and privacy threat because it's owned by Chinese firm ByteDance.
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Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen'

Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen'

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

In an interview with WIRED published Friday, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about the state of US coronavirus testing, vaccines, and Microsoft's...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...