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Daily Crunch: Trump bans transactions with ByteDance and Tencent

Trump escalates his campaign against Chinese tech companies, Facebook extends work from home until the middle of 2021 and Netflix adds support for Hindi. Here’s your Daily Crunch for August 7, 2020. The big story: Trump signs orders banning US business with TikTok owner ByteDance and Tencent’s WeChat Both orders will take effect in 45 ...

Doing business with TikTok’s Chinese owner is banned under new Trump order

Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order that bans doing business with ByteDance, the China-based company that owns TikTok. The ban takes effect in 45 days.

From Reuters:

The app may be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party and the United States “must take aggressive action against the owners of ...

Facebook bans troll farm running fake pro-Trump accounts like ‘BlackPeopleVoteForTrump’

08.06.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Here come the fake social media accounts trying to sway the 2020 U.S. election. A foreign troll farm masquerading as African-American supporters of President Donald Trump was kicked off Facebook on Thursday. The troll farm, which has been traced back... ...

‘Untrusted’ Chinese apps like TikTok and WeChat must be banned from U.S. app stores, says Pompeo promoting ‘Clean Network’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today announced a five-part “Clean Network” effort from the Trump administration which Pompeo says is to limit potential national security risks from China.

Pompeo’s comments are just about one week after Donald Trump told reporters on Air Force One the government will soon act ban the Chinese-owned video app TikTok ...

Instagram insists ‘bug’ that negatively affected Joe Biden was ‘not partisan’

08.06.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Look, just because a so-called Instagram "bug" benefits President Donald Trump and hurts Democratic nominee and political rival Joe Biden does not mean it's partisan. And, if you dare to suggest otherwise, then get ready for Instagram to jump down yo... ...