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Hollywood’s Triller sets its own rhythm even as it gains from TikTok troubles

August 5, 2020 0

Triller, the short video app backed by a Hollywood mogul and music celebrities, is rapidly ballooning in both user size and valuation. It’s now seeking

Pompeo says U.S. may take action against TikTok and other Chinese tech companies “shortly”

August 3, 2020 0

Days after President Donald Trump announced he could use an executive order to ban TikTok from the United States, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said

As threats to the company mount, TikTok pushes back

August 2, 2020 0

As TikTok’s existential rollercoaster ride continues to rattle on, the company is trying to sway regulators and the public with a flood of dollars and

China now accounts for nearly one-quarter of Tesla revenue

July 29, 2020 0

Tesla has been counting on China to maintain its sales momentum, and it seems to be on track with the plan. In the three months

Tencent wants to take full control of long-time search ally Sogou

July 28, 2020 0

It’s been seven years since Tencent picked up a 36.5% stake in Sogou to fend off rival Baidu in the online search market. The social

All dogs in Shenzhen, China will get microchipped by 2020

July 28, 2020 0

The world’s hardware haven is taking a digital leap for pets. In May, China’s southern city Shenzhen announced that all dogs must be implanted with

Imint is the Swedish firm that gives Chinese smartphones an edge in video production

July 27, 2020 0

If your phone takes amazing photos, chances are its camera has been augmented by artificial intelligence embedded in the operating system. Now videos are getting

India bans 47 apps cloning restricted Chinese services

July 27, 2020 0

India, which blocked 59 apps developed by Chinese firms late last month on the grounds that they pose a threat to nation’s security, has banned an

More evidence of increasing militarization of space as US claims Russia satellite weapon test

July 24, 2020 0

The U.S. Space Command has released details about an alleged anti-satellite weapons test it suspects Russian of conducting using an existing probe already on orbit,

This startup reworked its privacy-friendly sensors to help battle COVID-19

July 24, 2020 0

One little-known home and retail automation startup might seem like an unlikely candidate to help combat the ongoing pandemic. But its founder says its technology

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