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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:  pcmagMar 18th, 2023

Proposed sex education guidance in England goes against evidence and may well lead to harm

The UK government has released new plans for relationships, sex and health education (RSHE) in primary and secondary schools in England. This would see age parameters introduced for key issues in sex education, with no education on sex at all for chi.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, developers & removals

Apple's recent App Store Transparency Report highlights substantial increases in app downloads and registered developers, along with details on the latest app removals due to government takedowns.2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, develop.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

Weather eases Canadian oil sands city wildfire menace

Rain and cooler weather have halted the advance of a huge wildfire threatening the Canadian city of Fort McMurray in a major oil-producing region, officials said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How to watch TikTok without the app

Yes, you can view TikTok content without actually being in the TikTok app. Here's how to do it whether through a mobile web browser or in another app......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Mixup of drinking and irrigation water sparks dangerous outbreak in children

Of 13 children sickened, 7 hospitalized and 2 had life-threatening complications. Enlarge / A child cools off under a water sprinkler. (credit: Getty | JASON SOUTH) In 1989, a city in Utah upgraded its drinking water sy.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

TikTok is testing AI search results

It looks like TikTok is testing AI generated search results, which could be a good thing for users, but bad for creators. The post TikTok is testing AI search results appeared first on Phandroid. One of the newer AI features Google introdu.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

AT&T paid bribes to get two major pieces of legislation passed, US gov’t says

Payments helped AT&T obtain key legislative wins in Illinois, prosecutors say. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | AaronP/Bauer-Griffin) The US government has provided more detail on how a former AT&T executive allegedly bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Experts address gaps in Canada"s proposed flood insurance program

A pair of University of Waterloo flood disaster experts have published an analysis on the federal government's national flood insurance program that finds the proposed plan can do more to make insurance abundant and affordable for Canadian taxpayers......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Phantom braking lands troubled EV-maker Fisker in feds’ crosshairs

This makes four open federal safety investigations for the Fisker Ocean. Enlarge (credit: Graham Hughes/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The federal government is looking at a phantom braking problem that appears to be affect.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024

Outdoing the dinosaurs: What we can do if we spot a threatening asteroid

Someday, an NEO will pose a threat to us. Thankfully, we have options. Enlarge / We'd like to avoid this. (credit: Science Photo Library/Andrzej Wojcicki/Getty Images) In 2005, the United States Congress laid out a clear.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024

TikTok is about to start labeling your AI-generated content automatically

The accessibility of AI is on the rise, and with it, content platforms now have to grapple with how to handle the potential issues AI can introduce. A new report indicates that TikTok is about to ramp up its efforts in AI transparency. It will do.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

School"s out: how climate change threatens education

Record-breaking heat last month that prompted governments in Asia to close schools offers fresh evidence of how climate change is threatening the education of millions of children......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

British And Irish Science Influencers on TikTok

@scientificblonde The Scientific Blonde TikTok account has nearly 35,000 followers and promotes women’s health science. The videos, hosted by Kellie, a specialist biomedical scientist in histopathology, address topics such as fertility, childbi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

International SWOT mission can improve flood prediction

Rivers, lakes, and reservoirs are like our planet's arteries, carrying life-sustaining water in interconnected networks. When Earth's water cycle runs too fast, flooding can result, threatening lives and property. That risk is increasing as climate c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

iPad gives nonspeaking woman a voice to advocate for Americans with disabilities

A woman with nonspeaking autism got an iPad when she was 18, and through an app on it, is now speaking in schools — and working for the government.Jordyn Zimmerman using an iPad accessibility tool to give her a voice (Source: CBS)Apple introduced L.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

Most Gypsy and Traveler sites in Great Britain are located within 100 meters of major pollutants, shows research

Gypsy and Traveler communities are among the more socially excluded groups in the UK. There is a long history of government failures in meeting these groups' housing needs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

TikTok is suing the US government, arguing that banning it is unconstitutional

Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok, is suing the US government, arguing that the threatened ban is unconstitutional. The company had previously said it would do so, though it had been unclear whether it would follow through. The company is fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

March iPhone discounts in China may have saved Apple"s quarter

After a rough start to 2024, promotions on the iPhone appears to have buoyed Apple in China, according to official government data.iPhone doing well in China despite shrinking marketApple and its resellers cut prices in the end of February. This move.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

U.S. Government Needs to ‘Get It Right’ on Artificial Intelligence

“We can't afford to get this wrong—again,” Shalanda Young, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, tells TIME. Artificial intelligence has been a tricky subject in Washington. Most lawmakers agree that it poses.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

There’s an AI Lobbying Frenzy in Washington. Big Tech Is Dominating

Spending on lobbying to shape AI policy in Washington is soaring—and tech giants are leading the charge. The number of groups lobbying the U.S. federal government on artificial intelligence nearly tripled from 2022 to 2023, rocket.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024