Science Tech  /  Published 11.10.20

Lesson From TikTok? It’s all about data

Is TikTok, the Chinese-owned social network that is used mostly by teenagers to post dance videos, a national security threat? Whether or not TikTok’s code has been doing something nefarious, th...
By Brian X. Chen in

Science Tech  /  Published 28.09.20

Instagram Reels is a dud

Millions of people have used the social media app TikTok to make and share short, fun videos. I am not one of them. As an older millennial, I have exclusively used Facebook’s Instagram to post p...
By Brian X. Chen, Taylor Lorenz in

Science Tech  /  Published 23.09.20

TikTok is out. Bethesda confirmed

Soon after Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014, the company bought videogame developer Mojang AB, owner of Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. Microsoft acquired GitHub, a popular code-reposi...
By Mathures Paul in

World  /  Published 21.09.20

TikTok: US deal to fight ‘fake history’

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the US, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China&r...
By Reuters in Washington, New York

World  /  Published 19.09.20

TikTok, WeChat locked out of US

The Donald Trump administration said on Friday that it would bar the Chinese-owned mobile apps WeChat and TikTok from US app stores as of Sunday, striking a harsh blow against two popular services use...
By Ana Swanson and David McCabe in

Business  /  Published 14.09.20

TikTok: Microsoft out, Oracle in

As tensions between the US and China escalated, TikTok had become the flash point between Washington and Beijing over issues of technology and privacy concerns. The Trump administration had already b...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.20

Blond on blond: Presidents of Western decadence

By Mukul Kesavan in

Business  /  Published 02.09.20

TikTok caught in tit-for-tat

On most days, companies such as ByteDance, Microsoft, Walmart and Oracle are considered kings within their fields. But over the weekend, it became increasingly clear that they can also be something el...
By Mike Isaac, Ana Swanson in San Francisco

World  /  Published 28.08.20

Walmart-Microsoft to bid for TikTok

The race to buy TikTok took another turn on Thursday when Walmart said it was teaming up with Microsoft on a potential bid for the popular Chinese-owned video app. White House adviser Larry Kudlow sa...
By Mike Isaac in San Francisco

Science Tech  /  Published 26.08.20

Triller setting up a thrilling battle

It’s been quite a summer for all of us but at the same time, it has given us an opportunity to listen to music. Spotify took a look at what India listened to the most this summer - Shayad by Ari...
By Mathures Paul in


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