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FILE - In this July 21, 2020 file photo, a man opens social media app 'TikTok' on his cell phone, in Islamabad, Pakistan. President Donald Trump said Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned app he’s targeted for national security and data privacy concerns. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
Trump backs proposed deal to keep TikTok operating in USPresident Donald Trump says he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart and form a U.S. company
The Associated Press22 hours ago
This photo provided by W.L. Gore & Associates shows Robert Gore. Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. He was 83. (Eric Crossan/W.L. Gore & Associates via AP)
Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83The man whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex has died at age 83
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this  Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing.  The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Q&A: What does banning TikTok and WeChat mean for users? The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. As President Donald Trump denies that Russia is interfering in the U.S. election and as he tries to block information to Congress, private companies such as Microsoft and Facebook are stepping into the breach. The private sector has become much more forthcoming about election interference since 2016, providing frequent briefings to key members of Congress. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
As Trump holds back, tech firms step in on election securityLawmakers are increasingly turning to a new ally in their efforts to track foreign election interference
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This June 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration building in Washington.  The Transportation Department’s Inspector General said in an audit report published Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, that the FAA and hasn't done enough research to evaluate the new risks. In addition, it says the FAA largely only updates standards after accidents and hasn't revised them since a 1991 accident. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Watchdog: FAA not prepared to update jet evacuation rulesA government watchdog says the Federal Aviation Administration hasn’t updated standards for emergency airliner evacuations in nearly two decades
The Associated Press2 days ago
US to Ban TikTok, WeChat From App StoresIt looks like it's going to be harder to download TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday. The Commerce Department said Friday it will ban the Chinese-owned apps from mobile app stores because of national security concerns , reports the Washington Post . The US plans to take additional measures to restrict the use...
Newser2 days ago
A creation by fashion designer Gareth Pugh is exhibited ahead of his London Fashion Week show in London, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID futureDue to the coronavirus pandemic the usually glamorous London Fashion Week is feeling decidedly lacklustre
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo.  The Commerce Department said President Trump’s proposed ban of the apps WeChat and TikTok will go into effect Sunday, Sept. 20,  to “safeguard the national security of the United States.” The government said its order, previously announced by Trump in August, will “combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data.”  (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdownsThe U.S. Commerce Department said it is prohibiting Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from app stores as of Sunday, citing national security and data privacy concerns
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this April 27, 2012, file photo, Prospective buyers check out the new iPad tablet computers at an Apple store in Bangalore, India. Apple announced Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, that it will launch its first online store in India next week, as it seeks to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone markets. The company at present uses third-party online and offline retailers to sell its products in the country. . (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
Apple to launch first online store in India next weekApple says it will launch its first online store in India next week, as it seeks to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone markets
The Associated Press2 days ago
This Is the First Death From a Ransomware AttackIn a tragic first for humanity, a death in Germany was the indirect result of a ransomware attack. A Duesseldorf hospital was the victim of the attack, and as a result of the attack, it was unable to receive a woman who was on her way there. She was re-routed...
Newser2 days ago
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