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Trump Orders TikTok's Chinese Parent Company to Divest From U.S. Operations

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Trump cited national security concerns for the decision that came after an investigation by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
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Why Trump's WeChat ban scares U.S. companies more than his TikTok crackdown

Why Trump's WeChat ban scares U.S. companies more than his TikTok crackdown

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders banning the apps WeChat and TikTok from the U.S., arguing that the Chinese-owned apps pose a national security risk to the United States.
“data collection threatens to allow the Chinese Communist Party access to Americans' personal and proprietary information,” the WeChat order states. The Chinese government has denied allegations that WeChat and TikTok feed user data to central authorities.
The U.S.'s decision to ban TikTok, a video-streaming platform owned by the Chinese firm Bytedance, arguably has garnered more...
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Facebook Removes Chinese Accounts Posting About Foreign Policy, 2020 Election

Facebook Removes Chinese Accounts Posting About Foreign Policy, 2020 Election

Most of the operation's activity focused on Chinese interests in the South China Sea but also included some content about U.S. politics. (Image credit: Josh Edelson/AFP via... Read more ...

Bloomberg raises $16mn to restore voting rights to black & Hispanic felons...

Bloomberg raises $16mn to restore voting rights to black & Hispanic felons in Florida on presumption they'll vote for Biden

Billionaire ex-presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg has raised over $16 million to pay the fees keeping some felons out of Florida's voting booths, touting the apparent... Read more ...

Tesla's investor meeting and 'Battery Day' kicks off in front of an unusual...

Tesla's investor meeting and 'Battery Day' kicks off in front of an unusual crowd of people watching Elon Musk from inside Tesla cars

Summary List Placement Tesla executives kicked off an unusual, outdoor version of the company's annual shareholder meeting and a "Battery Day" presentation on Tuesday afternoon... Read more ...

NASA just unveiled its step-by-step plan to land astronauts on the moon via...

NASA just unveiled its step-by-step plan to land astronauts on the moon via the Artemis program - then build a lunar base

Summary List Placement NASA has released its first full plan for its Artemis missions, which aim to put the first woman on the moon and the first man since 1972 . The plan... Read more ...

Read the memo mall giant Brookfield Properties sent employees announcing job...

Read the memo mall giant Brookfield Properties sent employees announcing job cuts affecting 20% of its retail workforce: 'Business has been frustrated, interrupted and constrained'

Summary List Placement Major mall owner Brookfield Properties is laying off 20% of employees from its retail division, according to an internal memo obtained by Business... Read more ...

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad: Shady Chabot Taking Corruption Back to the Last Century

WATCH: New DCCC TV Ad: Shady Chabot Taking Corruption Back to the Last Century

Today, the DCCC launched its 1st TV ad in Ohio's 1st Congressional District, “ Website ,” which highlights how Steve Chabot has become shady and outdated, just like the clunky... Read more ...

Time is running out to register to vote. Here's what you need to know about...

Time is running out to register to vote. Here's what you need to know about how to register in your state

Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Static Tuesday, September 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and voter registration deadlines for the November 3 presidential... Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond is closing 63 stores in 2020 as part of its plan to...

Bed Bath & Beyond is closing 63 stores in 2020 as part of its plan to shutter 200 locations over the next 2 years

Summary List Placement Bed Bath & Beyond is set to close 63 stores in 2020, according to USA Today . That swath of stores set to close this year are located in 29 states across... Read more ...

The CIA has concluded that Putin is 'probably' personally behind efforts to...

The CIA has concluded that Putin is 'probably' personally behind efforts to hurt Biden's election campaign, per Washington Post report

Summary List Placement A top-secret CIA report has found that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his top aides are likely personally conducting a campaign to smear Democratic... Read more ...

Office Chair Makers Swivel To Home Market

Office Chair Makers Swivel To Home Market

Big furniture companies have relied on a century-old model for selling desks and chairs. It doesn't work in the age of the home office. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via... Read more ...