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Microsoft could be "a great steward" of TikTok's US assets if reported sale talks succeed, says Josh Elman, an investor in the app's predecessor Musical.ly

Microsoft could be "a great steward" of TikTok's US assets if reported sale talks succeed, says Josh Elman, an investor in the app's predecessor Musical.ly

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

VC Josh Elman, an early investor in TikTok predecessor Musical.ly, said he thinks Microsoft could be a good fit for TikTok if a reported purchase deal for its US operations...
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Hong Kong Officials Condemn and Mock Trump Administration Sanctions

50 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Officials in Hong Kong targeted by new United States sanctions argued on Saturday that the move harmed American interests and would have little impact on them.
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Facebook has cracked down on dozens of fake accounts posing as Black supporters for Trump

Facebook has cracked down on dozens of fake accounts posing as Black supporters for Trump

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook took down more than 30 accounts pretending to represent African-American support for President Donald Trump, the company said on Thursday. The accounts were pushed out...
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Mark Zuckerberg Gets Even Richer, Joins The Ranks Of The 'Centibillionaires'

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Even Richer, Joins The Ranks Of The 'Centibillionaires'

11 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The man who created Facebook in his dorm room is now worth at least $100 billion.
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It's time to rethink power

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

Fortune redefines power, it's time to get real about what it means to be a Black working mom, Facebook gets another open letter, and a photo essay about COVID's impact on New...
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As Trump digs in, will it be US versus China in tech?

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ZEN SOO and TALI ARBEL NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's bans on two popular Chinese social media apps - TikTok and WeChat - are the latest moves in an escalating...
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'How do you know if someone blocked you on Messenger?': Here's how to use the Facebook app's send and receive features to figure it out

'How do you know if someone blocked you on Messenger?': Here's how to use the Facebook app's send and receive features to figure it out

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There's no built-in tool that lets you know if someone blocked you on Facebook Messenger. However, you can infer if you have been blocked on Messenger by the state of the...
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Facebook relaxed misinformation rules for conservative pages

14 hours ago   |   CNBC

According to internal discussions, Facebook removed "strikes" so that conservative pages were not penalized for violations of misinformation policies, NBC News reported.
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Re-watch Facebook Live Q&A: Karen Testerman

Re-watch Facebook Live Q&A: Karen Testerman

17 hours ago   |   WMUR

Watch as Republican Karen Testerman, who is running for governor, answers questions from New Hampshire voters.
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150 Stillwater-Based National Guard Troops To Deploy To Naval Station Guantanamo Bay For Base Security

17 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - About 150 Minnesota National Guard troops based in Stillwater will be deploying to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay this weekend. According to the National Guard, the...
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Joe Arpaio, pardoned by President Trump, loses bid to win back Arizona...

Joe Arpaio, pardoned by President Trump, loses bid to win back Arizona sheriff's post

"I still took a shot at it," he said. "I'm not ashamed." Read more ...

Washington releases RB Guice after domestic violence arrest

Washington releases RB Guice after domestic violence arrest

The Washington Football Team released running back Derrius Guice on Friday after he was charged in multiple domestic violence incidents. Read more ...

Liberty University's Jerry Falwell Jr. taking leave of absence

Liberty University's Jerry Falwell Jr. taking leave of absence

University officials met Friday and requested that Jerry Falwell Jr. take leave. Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference. Read more ...

Police: Rape suspect, freed due to virus, kills accuser

Police: Rape suspect, freed due to virus, kills accuser

When the pandemic hit, his lawyers argued that he should be freed awaiting trial because the virus endangered inmates. Read more ...

Cardinals' game against Cubs postponed after positive coronavirus test

Cardinals' game against Cubs postponed after positive coronavirus test

The Cardinals' game Friday against the Chicago Cubs was postponed after another St. Louis player tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Plane skids off runway in India; 14 killed, more than 100 hurt

Plane skids off runway in India; 14 killed, more than 100 hurt

An Air India Express flight with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and split in two while landing in heavy rain in southern India. Police said at least 14 people were... Read more ...

Employee of convicted mastermind behind college admissions scandal to plead...

Employee of convicted mastermind behind college admissions scandal to plead guilty

A former employee of the man behind the college admissions scandal that rocked the nation last year has agreed to plead guilty. Read more ...

In 2020, A Woman Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

In 2020, A Woman Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in... Read more ...

Why The 2020 Presidential Election Is Not 2016

Why The 2020 Presidential Election Is Not 2016

With Joe Biden leading in the polls, Democrats are haunted by the ghosts of 2016 when Hillary Clinton led, too. But there are a few key factors that make this year's election... Read more ...