TikTok: China’s ByteDance agrees to divest US operations after Trump threat | TikTok- Tempemail

China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the US operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. ByteDance was previously Continue Reading

Carl Bergstrom: ‘People are using data to bullshit’ | Science- Tempemail

Carl Bergstrom is a professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. More than a decade ago he conducted research on the role of government in pandemic planning, and has been a trenchant critic of the current response. He is the co-author with his colleague Jevin D Continue Reading

The best smart speakers for all budgets | Technology

After almost six years on the market, smart speakers now come in a variety of sizes, shapes, capabilities and prices. Whether you want a cheap speaker to keep the kids entertained, one that doubles as a digital photo frame or one that sounds so good you’ll want to yell “turn Continue Reading

‘After Boris Johnson’s Zoom call, all hell broke loose’: inside the world’s favourite video app | Technology

On 6 January, a day after the World Heath Organization first reported a strange cluster of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, China, a party invitation dropped online. “Mark your calendars”, read the invite sent out by Zoom, a video-conferencing company based in California, “for Zoomtopia 2020!” Innocently enough, Zoom was announcing Continue Reading

Twitter bans white supremacist David Duke after 11 years | Twitter- Tempemail

In 1999, the former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke predicted that the Internet would help give birth to a “coming white revolution”. The news media did not give him friendly coverage, he wrote on his website, but on the internet, he could reach supporters directly, starting a “chain Continue Reading

17-Year-Old ‘Mastermind’, 2 Others Behind the Biggest Twitter Hack Arrested – Tempemail

Three young individuals — 17, 19, and 22-year-old — have reportedly been arrested for being the alleged mastermind behind the recent Twitter hack that simultaneously targeted several high-profile accounts as part of a massive bitcoin scam. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Mason Sheppard, aka “Chaewon,” 19, from the Continue Reading

TikTok: Trump suggests US may ban Chinese-owned app | TikTok- Tempemail

Donald Trump on Friday again suggested the US may take action against Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok, floating a potential ban. “We’re looking at TikTok. We may be banning TikTok. We may be doing some other things,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House on a trip to Continue Reading

Who will choose the next US president – the American people, or Mark Zuckerberg? | Jonathan Freedland | Opinion- Tempemail

This week, in a hearing on Capitol Hill, you could gaze upon the men with the power to determine November’s presidential election and the future of American democracy – but the men in question were not politicians. Rather they were the four tech titans who appeared by Zoom before a Continue Reading

CloudFabric: Leading DCNs into the Intelligence Era – Tempemail

The world is now entering into the era of the digital economy, leaving the industrial era behind with the emergence and rapid development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). According to a survey conducted by global research and advisory firm Gartner, 75% of large enterprises have already transferred their principal Continue Reading