Decades-old law forms biggest obstacle to nationwide TikTok ban, lawmaker says

TikTok's CEO agrees to testify before Congress for the first time in March. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) As Congress prepares to vote on a nationwide TikTok ban next month, it looks like that ban m.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 30th, 2023

TikTok to be banned in the UK Parliament

The UK parlament is the next in the line of countries that are banning TikTok over security fears. TikTok has received more bad news as the UK joins other major countries enforcing app bans amid concerns over potential vulnerabilities of g.....»»

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Leaked images suggests Sony WF-1000XM5 will be smaller, rounder

Leaked photos of what might be Sony's next flagship wireless earbuds show a design that fixes one of the WF-1000XM4's biggest problems......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 36 min. ago

Squid Game season 2: Everything we know so far

Here's what we know about the second season of one of Netflix's biggest hit shows, Squid Game......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 36 min. ago

Today’s best deals: Apple Watch, AirPods Pro, AirTags, and Mac Mini

The Mac Mini sees its biggest discount yet, while others match Black Friday lows. Enlarge If you've been eyeing some specific Apple devices but either missed your chance to snag record-low prices during the holidays, or.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

BBC advises staff to delete TikTok from work phones

The corporation is taking the decision over privacy and security concerns about the popular app......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

The BBC is advising staff to remove TikTok from work phones

Though the BBC still has a TikTok channel, it is advising staff to delete the app from their work phones over China fears.TikTokAs a TikTok ban edges closer in the US, the UK's British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) seeks to remove it from corporate.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

How to protect online privacy in the age of pixel trackers

Tracking pixels like the Meta and TikTok pixels are popular tools for online businesses to monitor their website visitors’ behaviors and preferences, but they do come with risks. While pixel technology has been around for years, privacy regulat.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

The biggest Apple design fails and screw-ups of all time

Even Apple can get a design badly wrong, and these products are the proof. From the butterfly keyboard to the Newton MessagePad, here’s Apple’s hall of shame......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 19th, 2023

The US government is once again threatening to ban TikTok. What you should know

Nearly two-and-a-half years after the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok in the United States if it didn't divest from its Chinese owners, the Biden administration is now doing the same......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

US government launches criminal investigation into TikTok parent, reports say

The US government has launched a criminal investigation into TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, over improper access to the personal information of several US citizens, according to Forbes and The New York Times......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

The Willow Arctic oil drilling project—the latest battle in a long fight over Alaska"s North Slope

For more than six decades, Alaska's North Slope has been a focus of intense controversy over oil development and wilderness protection, with no end in sight. Willow field, a 600-million-barrel, US$8 billion oil project recently approved by the Biden.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

The Last of Us season 2 may fix The Last of Us Part II’s biggest flaw

The creators of The Last of Us suggested recently that the HBO series may be able to avoid The Last of Us Part II's biggest flaw with one simple trick......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

US investigates TikTok owner ByteDance’s surveillance of journalists

ByteDance said it condemned actions of its former employees. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chesnot ) New reports say the US Justice Department is investigating TikTok-owner ByteDance over recent revelations that employ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Chinese automakers spurring self-sufficient supply chain

China's car market, as the biggest in the world, can provide enough momentum to allow the country to develop a self-sufficient supply chain amid expanding US trade sanctions, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

South Korea’s battery giants are in hot demand from US to Europe

South Korea's biggest battery event of the year turned into a beauty parade of US, European and Australian officials all trying to lure investments to their regions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

New Zealand joins US push to curb TikTok use on official phones with parliament ban

New Zealand will ban TikTok on all devices with access to its parliament by the end of this month, becoming the latest country to impose an official bar on the popular social media platform owned by a Beijing-based tech conglomerate......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

TikTok: UK ministers banned from using Chinese-owned app on government phones

Ministers fear sensitive data is at risk - but TikTok denies handing information to Chinese government......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

TikTok’s STEM feed is fine, but it fails to address the app’s biggest issues

TikTok is rolling out a dedicated feed for educational content. It's laudable, but TikTok needs to first fix issues that are really hurting its young audience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Biden’s TikTok ultimatum: Sever ties with China or face US ban

China says there's no evidence that TikTok threatens US national security. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) After US President Joe Biden and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CF.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

UK bans TikTok on government devices

The United Kingdom banned TikTok from official government devices on Thursday, adding to similar restrictions imposed by allies in Canada, the European Union and the United States......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023