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ProBeat: Microsoft wants TikTok for the same reason the U.S. fears China

ProBeat: Microsoft wants TikTok for the same reason the U.S. fears China

6 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Why is ByteDance's TikTok the target? Because AI, data, and power. That's what Microsoft wants and the U.S. wants to take away.
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Trump plans TikTok, WeChat ban, declares apps “national emergency”

Trump plans TikTok, WeChat ban, declares apps “national emergency”

7 hours ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge / If the Trump administration has its way, these logos will be scarce inside the US in a few weeks. (credit: Ivan Abreu | Bloomberg | Getty Images ) The White House's...
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WeChat ban is hurtful to people who still have family and friends in China

WeChat ban is hurtful to people who still have family and friends in China

7 hours ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

Executive orders banning WeChat unnecessarily vilify people who rely on those apps to talk to loved ones. After lots of lip service from the Trump administration about...
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R.I.P. Kirin chips: Huawei confirms Mate 40 will be the last phone with an in-house SoC

R.I.P. Kirin chips: Huawei confirms Mate 40 will be the last phone with an in-house SoC

8 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

According to research firms , IDC, and Canalys, sold more smartphones than any other manufacturer in Q2 2020. Although this could partly be attributed to China's economic...
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Twitter To Label Government Officials, State-Backed Media Accounts

Twitter To Label Government Officials, State-Backed Media Accounts

12 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

Twitter has started to label the accounts of government officials and state-backed media entities, the social networking biggie announced Thursday. This move will provide users...
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A WeChat ban could be fatal for Apple and the iPhone in China

A WeChat ban could be fatal for Apple and the iPhone in China

14 hours ago   |   iMore   |   3 articles

Without the sideloading luxury of Android, an iPhone without WeChat in China would be useless. Overnight, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting any...
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Trump signs executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat dealings

Trump signs executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat dealings

16 hours ago   |   iMore   |   3 articles

The administration targeted the two Chinese companies, calling the executive orders necessary to "protect our national security." Update, Aug. 6 : President Donald Trump signed...
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Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

17 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump banned U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat.,
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Apple has removed almost 42,000 games so far in App Store licensing purge in China

Apple has removed almost 42,000 games so far in App Store licensing purge in China

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

To comply with Chinese law, Apple has removed nearly 42,000 games from its App Store in China because they didn't have proper licenses.
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TikTok deal tests Microsoft's decades of China experience

TikTok deal tests Microsoft's decades of China experience

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge More than two decades of efforts by Microsoft to put down roots in China may soon bring a partial pay-off, if it succeeds in steering through the purchase of TikTok's...
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