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Still fuming over a fact-checked Tweet, President Trump expected to sign executive order aimed at social media platforms

18 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Donald Trump has been raging against Twitter Inc. since the social media platform that helped vault him to the presidency slapped fact-check links on a pair of his tweets. Now...
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A $416 USB drive claiming to block 'electric fog' caused by 5G turned out to be a generic $6 drive covered in a shiny sticker

A $416 USB drive claiming to block 'electric fog' caused by 5G turned out to be a generic $6 drive covered in a shiny sticker

44 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A USB drive that retails for $416 and claims to block 5G radiation was proven to be a generic drive costing around $6. 5GBioShield said their USB "blocks imbalanced electric...
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Meniga, the digital banking tech provider, raises €8.5M led by French bank Groupe BPCE

3 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Meniga , the London-headquartered fintech that provides digital banking technology to some of the world's largest banks, has closed a €8.5 million in additional...
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Huawei's Meng Wanzhou drawn closer to extradition

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid extradition to the United States to...
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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

6 hours ago   |   Chron   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering...
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Tencent raises $6 billion in largest Asian corporate debt deal this year

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

Tencent Holdings Ltd has raised $6 billion in debt, the Chinese technology company said on Thursday, in the largest debt deal by an Asian corporate in 2020.
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Investors say emerging multiverses are the future of entertainment

10 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of new technologies and cultural shifts that were already well underway. According to a clutch of heavy-hitting investors...
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What Amazon would gain by buying self-driving car startup Zoox

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

Amazon's possible acquisition of self-driving car startup Zoox would help the online retailing giant expand its burgeoning logistics-and-delivery network. The price tag for the...
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AT&T, Walt Disney rise; Twitter, Amazon fall

14 hours ago   |   Chron   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: Amazon.com Inc., down $11.47 to $2,410.39. The e-commerce giant is considering buying self-driving...
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Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him

14 hours ago   |   Chron   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets...
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China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy

China passed new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy. The proposal was voted on by the annual and largely... Read more ...

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost...

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost $2 billion loss after the car-rental giant's bankruptcy

Carl Icahn dumped his 39% stake in Hertz at a loss of nearly $2 billion on Tuesday. The billionaire investor sold his 55.3 million shares for less than $40 million after the... Read more ...

These are 10 European startups born out of the COVID-19 pandemic

These are 10 European startups born out of the COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, online small businesses are booming in the UK. Everything from food delivery services to entrepreneurship lessons for kids is launching... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

The US surpassed 100,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. That's the equivalent of the entire population of Edison, New Jersey dying. More than 4,000 US cities... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles freeway and clash with California Highway Patrol

Protesters in Los Angeles briefly overtook the 101 Freeway and shattered the windows of at least two law enforcement vehicles. Video from the incident shows protesters swarming... Read more ...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...