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TikTok violates children's privacy & feeds them with Nazi memes, media and NGOs wail - just in time to justify US ban

TikTok violates children's privacy & feeds them with Nazi memes, media and NGOs wail - just in time to justify US ban

3 hours ago   |   RT

TikTok has failed to protect children's privacy and can't even keep them safe from froth-mouthed Nazis, US NGOs and media have declared, just in time to give Washington a...
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Beijing just told Big Tech to flee Hong Kong

Beijing just told Big Tech to flee Hong Kong

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

China's new crush-Hong-Kong law turns out to pose big problems for Big Tech as well as the people of the city-state. On Monday, Beijing released a 116-page plan for...
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San Francisco tech CEO kicked out of Central California restaurant after racist rant caught on camera

9 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Though the tech CEO issued an apology, saying in part, "My behavior in the video is appalling," the family believes he's just "trying to save face."
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Tech CEO launches racist tirade at Asian family at California restaurant

Tech CEO launches racist tirade at Asian family at California restaurant

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Silicon Valley startup founder was caught on camera unleashing a racist tirade on an Asian family seated opposite him at a California restaurant, according to report. Michael...
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To Beat A Computer at Chess, Prevent It from Learning

17 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Originally published in February 1950
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TikTok withdraws from Hong Kong as Pompeo says U.S. may ban Chinese apps

18 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

The short-form video app is owned by the Beijing tech giant ByteDance and has been eager to show that people can trust it with their personal data.
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UK's move to ban Huawei from 5G network shows US dictates Britain's foreign policy - George Galloway to Boom Bust

UK's move to ban Huawei from 5G network shows US dictates Britain's foreign policy - George Galloway to Boom Bust

19 hours ago   |   RT

Britain's reversal on Chinese tech giant Huawei may be another sign that London is bowing to US pressure over national policy issues, former MP George Galloway tells RT's Boom...
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Pompeo: US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese apps

20 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Comments come as more tech firms suspend compliance with data requests from Hong Kong government over new law worries.
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Britain may phase out Huawei tech from its 5G network amid US pressure

Britain may phase out Huawei tech from its 5G network amid US pressure

1 day ago   |   RT

In a sharp U-turn, the UK government is reportedly planning to ban Huawei equipment from the nation's next-generation networks by the end of the year. In January, London...
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Coronavirus stalled MTA's efforts to prevent OT fraud, agency watchdog says

Coronavirus stalled MTA's efforts to prevent OT fraud, agency watchdog says

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The coronavirus pandemic has stalled the MTA's efforts to prevent overtime fraud after the crisis put high-tech time clocks into quarantine, the agency's watchdog said Monday...
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Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping...

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping her underage student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher made famous for sexually assaulting her sixth-grade student, whom she later married, has died following a battle with cancer. Read more ...

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are each facing a hate crime charge for the act. Read more ...

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

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Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as COVID-19 cases surge

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EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus on surfaces

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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

The former Washington state teacher rose to infamy in 1996 for having a sexual relationship with a sixth-grade student she later married. Read more ...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

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White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health Organization

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Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Authorities said issues with Deutsche Bank allowed Jeffrey Epstein to conduct hundreds of transactions worth millions of dollars that should have prompted additional scrutiny. Read more ...

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...