TikTok owner ByteDance sues Tencent in China

Two of China’s most visible tech companies are going to court. On Tuesday, TikTok owner ByteDance sued Tencent, according to Bloomberg. ByteDance claims Tencent broke the country’s…

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TikTok’s latest feature highlights your favorite videos from 2020

2020 was a rollercoaster year for TikTok. A constantly changing deadline from the Trump administration meant the company spent most of the year unsure of it would…

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Microsoft will release the Surface Duo in more countries next year

After a buggy initial release in the US this past August, Microsoft’s Surface Duo will make its way to other countries next year. On Tuesday, the company…

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FTC demands Amazon, Facebook and others explain their privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission has ordered nine social media and video streaming companies to provide details about their privacy practices, including how they collect and use personal…

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US Commerce Department delays TikTok ban following court ruling

TikTok will live to see another day. According to The Wall Street Journal, the US Department of Commerce won’t push through an order that would have forced…

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TikTok avoids another US ban thanks to influencers’ lawsuit

TikTok has, once again, been spared from a ban in the United States. A Pennsylvania judge temporarily blocked a ban that was set to take effect November…

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TikTok ask the court to prevent a US ban from taking effect

Last week the Commerce Department delayed plans to implement a ban that would prevent new downloads of the TikTok app by one week, pushing the deadline out…

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TikTok bans ads for fasting apps and weight loss supplements

TikTok is introducing a new policy that cracks down on ads that “promote a harmful or negative body image.” The app’s new rules ban companies from advertising…

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Trump approves TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart ‘in concept’

TikTok appears to have avoided a US ban at the last minute… probably. President Trump has agreed to a deal “in concept” (via CNBC) that theoretically allays…

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What we know about Trump’s ‘ban’ on TikTok and WeChat

When the Department of Commerce said Friday that it would soon bar all new downloads of WeChat and TikTok from US App Stores, it marked the latest…

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