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US for banning TikTok, other Chinese apps: Pompeo 

US for banning TikTok, other Chinese apps: Pompeo 

The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

2020-07-07 12:06:14
India launches Elyments to take on Facebook

India launches Elyments to take on Facebook

India's first social media super application, Elyments, was launched by the Vice President of India, Venkiah Naidu on Sunday (July 5).

2020-07-06 16:31:56
George Floyd: Twitter drops ‘master’, ‘slave’ and ‘blacklist’

George Floyd: Twitter drops ‘master’, ‘slave’ and ‘blacklist’

Social media platform Twitter is dropping the terms “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” in favour of more inclusive language.

2020-07-03 12:20:25
India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, WeChat

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, WeChat

The indian government banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including top social media platforms such as TikTok, Helo and WeChat, to counter the threat posed by these applications to the country’s “sovereignty and security,” it said in a press release late on Monday. 

2020-06-30 13:34:38
Ex-Googler becomes China’s second-richest person

Ex-Googler becomes China’s second-richest person

Colin Huang, a former Google employee, was briefly ranked the second richest person in China, following a surge in sales at his e-commerce business, Pinduoduo.

2020-06-23 20:24:48
Apple Glasses leaks & rumors: Here's all we expect to see

Apple Glasses leaks & rumors: Here's all we expect to see

First came VR. Then came a wave of AR headsets that were high-priced and full of promises of wild mixed reality worlds.

2020-05-27 20:46:26
Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

A post by US President Donald Trump has been given a fact-check label by Twitter for the first time. Trump tweeted: "There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent."

2020-05-27 11:10:42
Thai PM leads National Committee to promote 5G development

Thai PM leads National Committee to promote 5G development

A 26-member National 5G Committee has been formed with Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as chairman to coordinate the 5G development and boost the digital economy in the country. 

2020-05-24 14:27:40
Huawei Opens ASEAN Academy to Empower Digital Talent & Nurture Digital Ecosystem

Huawei Opens ASEAN Academy to Empower Digital Talent & Nurture Digital Ecosystem

Huawei Malaysia on Wednesday introduced the Huawei ASEAN Academy, a dedicated training module set to empower digital talent in the region.

2020-05-21 18:39:24
Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app

Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app

A flaw in Apple's mobile operating system may have left millions of iPhone and iPad users vulnerable to hackers.

2020-04-23 12:36:37
Facebook opens fact-checking program to check misinformation

Facebook opens fact-checking program to check misinformation

Facebook today announced the launch of its third-party fact-checking program in Bangladesh as part of its ongoing integrity efforts to reduce the spread of misinformation and improve the quality of the news people find online.

2020-04-19 20:03:10
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos adds $24bn to fortune

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos adds $24bn to fortune

The founder and boss of Amazon has seen his wealth swell by $24bn (£19bn) after soaring demand for online shopping sent the firm's share price to a new high.

2020-04-15 16:20:44
Huawei urges UK not to make 5G U-turn after pandemic

Huawei urges UK not to make 5G U-turn after pandemic

Chinese telecoms company Huawei has said that disrupting its involvement in the rollout of 5G would do Britain "a disservice".

2020-04-13 13:04:10
Apple and Google team up to contact trace Covid-19

Apple and Google team up to contact trace Covid-19

Apple and Google are jointly developing technology to alert people if they have recently come into contact with others found to be infected with coronavirus.

2020-04-11 12:55:57
Coronavirus: Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort

Coronavirus: Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort

Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn (£810m) towards efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-04-08 13:49:18