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German Coronavirus App Transmits 1.2 million Test Results in First 100 Days, Officials Say

German Coronavirus App Transmits 1.2 million Test Results in First 100 Days, Officials Say

Germany’s health ministry Wednesday said its coronavirus smartphone app has been downloaded more than 18 million times and transmitted 1.2...

75th UNGA Move Online Creating Cybersecurity Challenges

75th UNGA Move Online Creating Cybersecurity Challenges

The 75th U.N. General Assembly is breaking new ground by going virtual this year due to the coronavirus. Along with...

What Fight Over TikTok Portends for Tech

What Fight Over TikTok Portends for Tech

The battle between China and the U.S. over the fate of video sharing app TikTok raises questions for the tech...

US Challenges Injunction Against WeChat App Store Bans

US Challenges Injunction Against WeChat App Store Bans

The U.S. Commerce Department said Monday it is challenging a federal judge’s injunction against its order that Apple and Google...

US Judge Blocks Order to Remove WeChat From App Stores 

US Judge Blocks Order to Remove WeChat From App Stores 

A U.S. judge early Sunday blocked the Commerce Department from requiring Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to remove Chinese-owned...

Newspaper: Facebook Tells Irish Court That Probe Threatens Its EU Operations

Newspaper: Facebook Tells Irish Court That Probe Threatens Its EU Operations

Facebook has told Ireland’s High Court it cannot see how its services could operate in the European Union if regulators...

Robert W. Gore, Inventor of Gore-Tex Fabric, Dead at 83 

Robert W. Gore, Inventor of Gore-Tex Fabric, Dead at 83 

Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn...

Trump Administration Announces Bans of TikTok, WeChat

Trump Administration Announces Bans of TikTok, WeChat

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps...

Officials: Trump to Block US Downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday

Officials: Trump to Block US Downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday

The U.S. Commerce Department said it will issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from...

ByteDance Plans TikTok IPO To Win US Deal as Deadline Looms, Sources Say

ByteDance Plans TikTok IPO To Win US Deal as Deadline Looms, Sources Say

President Donald Trump has threatened a US ban on TikTok could happen as early as next week …

China Data Leak Points to Massive Global Collection Effort

China Data Leak Points to Massive Global Collection Effort

A Chinese firm with suspected ties to the Chinese government has been amassing a database of detailed personal information on...

Software Helps People Waiting in Lines to Social Distance

Software Helps People Waiting in Lines to Social Distance

Indonesia has had more than 220,000 COVID-19 cases and the country still hasn’t reached its peak. Social distancing is an...