Investigation Into TikTok Being Opened By French Data Privacy Regulator

Following a complaint that it had been sent to it in May against the Chinese owned short video sharing app TikTok, the data privacy watchdog of France, CNIL said on Tuesday that it was initiating a preliminary investigations into the app and its activities and business practices. Data regulators in the United States, the European…

White House announces auction of 100Mhz mid-band 5G spectrum

In a significant development, the Trump administration has unveiled plans to auction off 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum that was previously reserved for military purposes. The commercial use of this spectrum is slated to start from mid-2022. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) aims to auction this spectrum to companies including Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T…

Separating TikTok’s U.S. operations from the rest within Sept. 15 timeline extremely challenging

According to sources familiar with Microsoft’s timeline to carve out TikTok’s U.S. operations from the rest will be a technically complex endeavor which could test the patience of the U.S. administration. While Microsoft has until September 15 to piece together a blueprint for an acquisition that safeguards the personal data of Americans stored on TikTok’s…

Hyundai’s electric vehicles sales strategy revolves around E-GMP based Ioniq brand

South Korean auto giant Hyundai Motor Co said, it is in the process of creating a family of electric vehicles which will be sold under the Ioniq brand which it expects to become the world’s third-largest EV seller by 2025, said the company. The “elevation of Ioniq from an individual vehicle nameplate to a brand”…

“Substantial Agreement” In Most Point In UK And Japan Trade Deal

“Substantial agreement” on most of the elements of a post-Brexit trade deal was reached between Britain and Japan earlier this week after two days of talks. It has been reported that during the talks, moves to restrict British farm exports was resisted by UK trade secretary Liz Truss. The elements of the trade deal between…

TikTok’s US Advertisers Being Prepared By App For A Possible Ban

Following the announcement of a possible ban on TikTok by the United State president Donald Trump within 45 days, the Chinese owned short video sharing app has been preparing its advertisers for the worst situation by offering refunds for campaigns that the app owner was unable to run on the platform, said reports quoting ad…

Germany’s industrial sector sees increase in production in coming 3 months: Ifo economic institute

On Friday, Germany’s Ifo economic institute stated, the country’s industrial sector, which ot battered due to the Wuhan coronavirus induced lockdown, expects an increase in production levels in the coming three months. “The industrial sector is continuing to work its way out of the trough in production,” said Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe following the publication…