Silicon Valley & Technology

A cafe sign in Ho Chi Minh City exhorts customers to wear masks. (VOA News)
Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) includes analyzing data, like weather or Google searches, that can predict outbreak before humans do
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 01:39
Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 7/18/20 Twitter was thrown into chaos on Wednesday after accounts for some of the world's most…
Experts raised doubts over Twitter's ability to put together financing for a potential deal
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Sat, 08/08/2020 - 21:33
Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. President…
Company calls on its US users to lobby federal government 
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 21:04
Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. President…
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China is expected to retaliate
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 22:32
Visitors try to enter the Chinese Consulate General Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Houston. China says the U.S. has ordered it to…
Administration’s shuttering of Houston consulate follows years of frustrated government efforts to thwart Beijing’s IP theft
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By Chu Wu
Thu, 08/06/2020 - 18:26
Photo by: John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 5/13/20 A view of Twitter logo as seen in from its Chelsea office during the…
New designation will apply exclusively to ‘outlets where the state exercises control over editorial content through financial resources, direct or indirect political pressures’
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:39
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Facebook said in a statement that it is a violation of its policies around harmful COVID-19 misinformation
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 09:16
Drones with Infrared Cameras Help Track Elusive Koalas
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Slow-moving animals could be extinct by 2050
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 20:24
Net neutrality advocates rally in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ahead of Thursday's expected FCC vote…
The California law was applauded by large tech companies and consumer groups that had championed the level playing field of net neutrality
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 17:36
A visitor takes a picture of the Instagram application logo at the Young Entrepreneurs fair in Paris, France, February 7, 2018…
The new feature, available in more than 50 countries, lets users make and share 15-second videos
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:58
China's top search engine, Baidu Inc is seen on a laptop screen, (File photo).
India in June outlawed 59 Chinese apps for threatening the country's 'sovereignty and integrity,' including ByteDance's video-sharing app TikTok, Alibaba's UC Browser and Xiaomi's Mi Community app
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:51
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A variety of groups advocating for privacy and consumer rights want to block deal over antitrust and privacy concerns
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:42
Microsoft in Talks to Buy TikTok in US
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Microsoft may take over US operations of wildly popular TikTok app
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 03:31
FILE - Zhang Yiming, founder and global CEO of ByteDance, in Palo Alto, California, March 4, 2020.
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Beijing-based ByteDance has come under pressure from Washington to sell off its US TikTok operations over concerns that company’s links to Chinese government threaten privacy of US citizens
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Tue, 08/04/2020 - 00:20
This photo taken on November 21, 2019, shows the logo of the social media video sharing app Tiktok displayed on a tablet screen…
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One condition for the sale of the Chinese-owned social media app is that ‘a very large percentage' of the sale price must go to the US Treasury, according to the president 
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:18