TikTok’s Bid to Regain Trust

Good Tuesday. (Want this by email? Sign up here.) The red-hot video app TikTok has taken a beating from U.S. lawmakers and regulators over accusations that it is...

Twitter unveils final details for political ad ban

Twitter has outlined details of its new political advertisement policy, weeks after its CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Twitter that the platform would no longer allow those...

Yang, Gabbard take aim at tech’s legal shield

Andrew Yang and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. | Paul Sancya/AP Photo By CRISTIANO LIMA 11/14/2019 12:45 PM EST Link Copied Andrew Yang and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) are calling for sweeping changes...

NASA detects oxygen changes on Mars

Four months after the stunning announcement that NASA’s Curiosity rover detected an “unusually high” level of methane on Mars, the government space agency said that oxygen “behaves...

Schumer concerned by Army’s use of TikTok for recruiting

It’s not just teens who are ignoring the national security risks posed by popular social media app TikTok.Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday released a letter he...

Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records

In a sign of Google’s major ambitions in the health care industry, the search giant is working with the country’s second-largest hospital system to store and analyze...

Count on feeling nostalgic as ‘Sesame Street’ turns 50

There's a moment early in the "Sesame Street" special marking the program's 50th anniversary where host Joseph Gordon-Levitt, prompted by a curious Abby and Elmo, tells his...

NASA’s Curiosity rover posts eerie image of Mars

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has posted a stunning black and white image of the Red Planet, shedding new light on just how empty it is. Posted to NASA’s...

Silicon Valley Is Trying to Stage an Intervention to TikTok

SAN FRANCISCO — Teenagers are gaga for TikTok. That’s why Silicon Valley is so worried about it. TikTok, which is run by a seven-year-old company in Beijing called...

U.S. opens national security investigation into TikTok

The U.S. government has launched a national security review of TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co’s $1 billion acquisition of U.S. social media app Musical.ly, according to...

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