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Google is rumored to be eyeing HubSpot. Here are the pros and cons of the deal.

We spoke with an analyst with RBC Capital Markets about the persistent rumors that Google may want to buy HubSpot… 

By Editors Desk

May 30, 2024

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Everything TikTok users need to know about a possible ban in the U.S.

TikTok and eight video creators have challenged the forced sale or ban of the app. Here’s how and when a potential ban could affect you.

By Editors Desk

May 29, 2024

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Worried about losing your job to AI? Expert points to the actual threat

Workers need to brush up these skills now that AI is taking the world by storm, expert says

By Editors Desk

May 24, 2024

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TikTok to automatically label AI-generated user content in global first

Social media companies under pressure to identify deepfakes and prevent spread of misinformation

By Editors Desk

May 9, 2024

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TikTok Ban Sparks Lawsuit Pitting National Security Concerns Against First Amendment Rights

Some courts have deferred to the government in matters of national security, while others have expressed skepticism when it's invoked to suppress speech.

By Editors Desk

May 7, 2024

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‘It’s just not hitting like it used to’: TikTok was in its flop era before it got banned in the US

I used to be an avid user of TikTok, but the algorithm serves much less delight and serendipity than it used to

By Editors Desk

May 6, 2024

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China vows retaliation against US ‘bullying’

Beijing has stated that legislation recently enacted by Washington “gravely infringes” on its sovereignty

By Editors Desk

April 30, 2024

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The EU warned TikTok’s new rewards feature could be addictive. Now the app's suspended it

TikTok announced Wednesday that it had suspended a feature that rewarded users for watching and liking videos on its new Lite app, available in France and Spain, after the EU launched an investigation Monday over child-safety concerns.

By Editors Desk

April 24, 2024

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TikTok faces US ban as bill set to be signed by Biden

 

The app's owner, ByteDance, has nine months to sell its stake or face being blocked in the US.

By Editors Desk

April 24, 2024

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How soon could US ban TikTok after Congress approved bill?

TikTok is getting closer to being kicked out of the US after the Senate approved a bill that would ban the platform unless its Chinese owner ByteDance sells the company.

By Editors Desk

April 24, 2024

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Congress passes bill that could ban TikTok after years of false starts

Lawmakers sped the proposal, the most significant threat to the popular app’s U.S. operations, by tying it to a sprawling funding package offering aid to Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan

By Editors Desk

April 23, 2024

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Congress gets closer to forcing TikTok to be sold or face US ban: What's ne

Chinese officials say they "firmly oppose" the platform being divested.

By Editors Desk

April 22, 2024

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TikTok ban now ‘inevitable’

A bill that will ban TikTok in the United States unless its Chinese owner divests from the company has passed overwhelmingly.

By Editors Desk

April 20, 2024

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Taylor Swift’s music returns to TikTok even as label fights over artist compensation

Universal Music remains at loggerheads with the app, but Swift – whose new album The Tortured Poets Department is out next week – can control where her work is available

By Editors Desk

April 12, 2024

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What Banning TikTok in the U.S. Would Look Like

The U.S. isn’t the first country to attempt a ban on TikTok, the Chinese-owned app used by millions of Americans daily. WSJ breaks down TikTok bans and how they work in practice. Photo illustration: Annie Zhao

By Editors Desk

April 5, 2024

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Steven Mnuchin wants to buy TikTok without the one thing that makes it so valuable: the algorithm

      • Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he wanted to buy TikTok.
      • Part of his plan involves scrapping the original algorithm and rebuilding the app.
      • That's really hard to do, critics say.

By Editors Desk

March 31, 2024

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