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March 15, 2021
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Pakistan bans TikTok again over ‘immoral and objectionable’ videos

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Pakistan has banned TikTok again in the country after reviewing a complaint that said the popular video app hosted immoral and objectionable content. A high court in the city of Pe....

December 18, 2020
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The latest multistate antitrust lawsuit targets Google’s ad business

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Texas announced Wednesday that it will sue Google, accusing the search giant of maintaining an illegal monopoly in online advertising. The suit, which has yet to appear in an offi....

November 29, 2020
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TikTok’s epic rise and stumble

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TikTok’s rise in the West is unprecedented for any Chinese tech company, and so is the amount of attention it has attracted from politicians worldwide. Below is a timeline of ho....

November 20, 2020
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Head of the US Space Force, Gen. John W. ‘Jay’ Raymond, joins us at TechCrunch Sessions: Space

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Space Force is at a critical part of its young life, and Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond leads the service forward as its commanding officer. We’re thrilled to have him join us fo....

November 14, 2020
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India’s broadcasting ministry to regulate streaming services and online content

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India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, which oversees programs beamed on television and theatres in the country, will now also regulate policies for streaming platform....

November 5, 2020
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A QAnon supporter is headed to Congress

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Marjorie Taylor Greene’s win in a Georgia House race means that QAnon is headed to Capitol Hill. Greene openly supports the complex, outlandish conspiracy theory, which posits th....

October 13, 2020
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A prison video visitation service exposed private calls between inmates and their attorneys

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Fearing the spread of coronavirus, jails and prisons remain on lockdown. Visitors are unable to see their loved ones serving time, forcing friends and families to use prohibitively....

September 21, 2020
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The TikTok deal solves quite literally nothing

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Well… that was pointless. After debasing the idea of free commerce in the U.S in the name of a misplaced security concern, stringing along several multi-billion dollar companies ....

August 20, 2020
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At the first-ever virtual DNC, Democrats play it safe

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The first all-virtual Democratic National Convention is in full swing, but don’t expect fireworks. The event runs through Thursday in a truncated-for-TV two hours a night that’....

August 4, 2020
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Trump calls TikTok a hot brand, demands a chunk of its sale price

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Today the president appeared to bless the budding Microsoft-TikTok deal, continuing his evolution on a possible transaction. After stating last Friday that he’d rather see Ti....