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Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Misinfo Efforts Ahead of US Election

Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Misinfo Efforts Ahead of US Election

Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages — labels directing...

Pentagon Identifies More Bandwidth for Commercial 5G Network Sharing

Pentagon Identifies More Bandwidth for Commercial 5G Network Sharing

The Pentagon and the White House have identified an additional 100 MHz in the coveted mid-band frequency spectrum to be...

A Ban on WeChat and TikTok, a Disconnected World and Two Internets

A Ban on WeChat and TikTok, a Disconnected World and Two Internets

President Trump’s new executive orders banning Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat marked a significant escalation in the ongoing...

Chatbots and Telemedicine Join Vietnam’s COVID-19 Fight

Chatbots and Telemedicine Join Vietnam’s COVID-19 Fight

An idea is percolating in Vietnam as it fights COVID-19: “send in the robots.”  The pandemic has brought artificial intelligence (AI) more...

Twitter Expressed Interest in Buying TikTok’s US Operations, Sources Say

Twitter Expressed Interest in Buying TikTok’s US Operations, Sources Say

Twitter Inc has approached TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance to express interest in acquiring the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app,...

TikTok Threatens to Sue after US Moves to Ban App  

TikTok Threatens to Sue after US Moves to Ban App  

TikTok reacted to President Donald Trump’s executive order barring U.S. companies and individuals from doing business with its parent company, ByteDance,...

Citing Security Concerns, Trump Orders Bans on TikTok, WeChat

Citing Security Concerns, Trump Orders Bans on TikTok, WeChat

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps.He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from...

Trump Orders Bans on 2 Chinese Apps, Citing Security Concerns

Trump Orders Bans on 2 Chinese Apps, Citing Security Concerns

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps.He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from...

Trump Orders US Ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 Days

Trump Orders US Ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump issued executive orders on Thursday banning any U.S. transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns...

Tensions Mount over China’s Industrial Espionage in US

Tensions Mount over China’s Industrial Espionage in US

Tensions between the U.S. and China are escalating at a dizzying pace, with July 24 marking the lowest point of...

Twitter Announces Labels for State-Controlled Media

Twitter Announces Labels for State-Controlled Media

Twitter announced its decision Thursday to label the accounts of state-controlled media outlets.     The new label will apply...

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The...