White House’very In Support’ Of Legislation Allegedly Aimed At TikTok

The Joe Biden White House is “very in favor” of a Senate bill that would allow the federal commerce department to outlaw technologies with connections to other countries, according to one of the bill’s authors. However, he did not specify whether the president’s administration had discussed possibly outlawing the Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok in…

According To Twitter, Some Source Code Was Posted Online

According to Twitter, some of the source code that powers the social networking platform used by multi-billionaire Elon Musk has been posted online. It claims that the code was uploaded to the Microsoft-owned website GitHub, where programmers can exchange code. After receiving a takedown request from Twitter, it has now been taken down. Separately, Mr.…

Influencers Reflect On Their Lives And Their Goals In Case TikTok Is Banned In The U.S.

Using the well-known app TikTok, 13-year-old Cassidy Jacobson uploaded a video of herself dancing. She had no idea that six years later, her Casssidy J account on the short-form video platform would have 1.5 million followers who were captivated to her passion for dancing and hair care. 150 million Americans use the TikTok app, and…

Apple CEO Cook Visits Beijing, Hails China’s Ingenuity And Long History Of Cooperation 

According to local media sources, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised China for its quick innovation and its long relationships with the American iPhone maker in his first public statements on Saturday while on a visit there. Cook is in Beijing for the China Development Forum, a government-sponsored gathering that has resumed in full force since…

Conversation Records Of Users Were Exposed Through A ChatGPT Flaw

According to the CEO of the chatbot with artificial intelligence, certain users were able to view the titles of other users’ talks due to a ChatGPT bug. Users published screenshots of chat histories that they claimed weren’t theirs on the social media sites Reddit and Twitter. Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, claimed the company…

Shares Of Activision Rise As A Significant Issue Over Microsoft’s Takeover Is Dropped By UK Antitrust Regulator

After the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority’s decision to focus its inquiry into Microsoft’s acquisition of the games publisher, Activision Blizzard stock rose sharply on Friday. Microsoft has gained some ground with this development as it works to grow its video gaming industry. By significant purchases like its purchase of ZeniMax Media, the parent company…

BP Considers Acquiring Control Of Solar Energy Lightsource JV: Reports 

According to reports quoting information from three industry and company sources, BP is considering purchasing the remaining 50% of its solar power joint venture Lightsource BP (LSBP) as part of its effort to increase its capacity for renewable energy. The internal discussions follow last month’s slowdown of BP’s transition away from oil and gas by Chief…

Cryptocurrency Company Tether Claims To Have Extra Reserves Of Almost $1.6 Billion To Support Its USDT Stablecoin

Tether, a cryptocurrency startup, anticipates a $700 million profit for the March quarter, bringing its total excess reserves to over $1 billion, according to the company’s technology leader, who shared the most recent data with CNBC for the first time. The USDT stablecoin is produced by Tether and is linked 1:1 to the US dollar.…

Meta Noted That A Network Fee Won’t Solve The Financial Issues Facing European Telecom Companies

On Thursday, Meta Platforms issued its sharpest criticism to date of a push by EU telecoms operators to have Big Tech pay a portion of network costs, claiming the proposal is neither the answer to their financial issues nor a consideration of the significant investments made by IT firms. For 20 years, operators like Deutsche…

TikTok Ban Possibility Has Advertisers Becoming Frantic

The Chinese-owned firm TikTok is once again threatened with a potential ban in the U.S. due to national security concerns, so advertisers are looking for any reassurances from the viral app that helped usher in a surge of short-form video across social media. Advertisers will be keenly monitoring Chief Executive Officer of TikTok Shou Zi…