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Instagram CEO, ACLU slam TikTok and WeChat app bans for putting US freedoms into the balance

September 18, 2020 0

As people begin to process the announcement from the U.S. Department of Commerce detailing how it plans, on grounds of national security, to shut down

As COVID-19 era drags on, VCs look beyond Zoom calls for due diligence and sourcing

September 12, 2020 0

While the coronavirus has accelerated the dealmaking pace for many early-stage startups, activity has not come without adaptation. Remote investment struggles for investors were clear

TikTok fixes Android bugs that could have led to account hijacks

September 11, 2020 0

TikTok has fixed four security bugs in its Android app that could have led to the hijacking of user accounts. The vulnerabilities, discovered by app

Facebook launches poll worker recruitment push in the News Feed

September 11, 2020 0

With the election looming and a pandemic still raging through the U.S., a shortage of poll workers is just one of many threats to voting

Facebook seeks fresh legal delay to block order to suspend its transatlantic data transfers

September 11, 2020 0

Facebook is firing up its lawyers to try to block EU regulators from forcing it to suspend transatlantic data transfers in the wake of a

Local governments that embrace digital services during challenging times can make real change happen

September 5, 2020 0

Bob Ainsbury Contributor It has been a hard year. We wake up every morning to new developments in the tragedies of the moment spanning a

As it awaits its US fate, TikTok doubles down on its revenue funnel with marketing partners

September 3, 2020 0

There’s a big question mark hanging over the future of TikTok right now, in the form of what exactly will happen to its US business

TikTok’s rivals in India struggle to cash in on its ban

August 29, 2020 0

Scores of startups have launched short video apps in recent months Manish Singh 1 day For years, India has served as the largest open battleground

Daily Crunch: TikTok’s CEO resigns

August 28, 2020 0

Turmoil continues at TikTok, Salesforce lays off 1,000 people and Warby Parker is now valued at $3 billion. This is your Daily Crunch for August

Triller threatened to sue over report suggesting it inflated its downloads

August 21, 2020 0

A new report disputing the validity of Triller’s recently announced download figures led Triller to respond with the threat of a lawsuit. Triller, a newly

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