Trump bans WeChat and TikTok apps to safeguard the national security of the United States
President Donald Trump today announced that WeChat and TikTok apps will be banned to safeguard the national security of the United States. From September 20, WeChat and TikTok will not be available from Google Play Store and Apple...
US may block China’s biggest chip maker SMIC from using US technology
After Huawei, SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp.) might become the next target of the US government. According to a report from Reuters, the US government is considering to put SMIC to the blocked entity list, w...
Donald Trump signs executive orders to ban ByteDance and Tencent in the US
US President Donald Trump today signed two executive orders to ban TikTok owner ByteDance and WeChat owner Tencent in the US. Within 45 days, transactions with both these companies must come to an end. Here’s why ByteDance/T...
Donald Trump wants Microsoft banned from Federal contracts
Microsoft has fallen out of favour with the US Presidency, with President Donald Trump retweeting a message by the former director of national intelligence Richard Grenell that Microsoft should be banned from Federal contracts due...
Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter take down Trump’s campaign video over copyright violation
by Sean Chan
Twitter and Donald Trump have been clashing a lot lately as the social media giant labelled Trump’s tweet as misleading pushing him to sign an executive order to regulate social media platforms including Twitter. While Twitt...
Bill Gates criticizes Trump for halting WHO’s funding
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been vocal about the dangers of a pandemic long before the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While all the countries have been doing their best to fight the pandemic, US President Donald Trump announced ...
Microsoft fights coronavirus by joining White House-led consortium
The White House today announced the launch of the coronavirus (COVID-19) High Performance Computing Consortium that will offer medical researchers worldwide with access to the world’s most powerful high performance computing res...
Trump government supports Oracle in its Java copyright case against Google
Recently, Oracle submitted its response brief before the United States Supreme Court in Oracle v. Google Java copyright related case. This is a litigation that is going on for a decade. Oracle claims that Google copied 11,000 line...