TikTok Parent ByteDance Says Will Abide by New Chinese Export Rules That May Complicate US Sale

The owner of popular video app TikTok said Sunday it will “strictly abide” by China’s new export rules, which could potentially complicate a sale of the business as demanded by US President Donald Trump.

TikTok has been at the center of a diplomatic storm between Washington and Beijing, and Trump signed an executive order on August 6 giving Americans 45 days to stop doing business with TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance, effectively setting a deadline for a sale of the app to a US company.

But China’s commerce ministry published new rules on Friday that added “civilian use” to

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Xbox Game Pass might be what finally lures me from iPhone to Android


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I’ve had an iPhone since the iPhone 3G in 2008 and currently own an iPhone XS Max. I love the iOS ecosystem and, besides some forgettable minor annoyances here and there, I never had any issue with it. That is until now. On Aug. 4, Microsoft announced the full version of Xbox Game Pass will come to Android phones, but not iPhones. Now, for the first time in a long time, my plans of upgrading to the iPhone 12 have been thrown into doubt.

Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s subscription-based Netflix-like game service. It currently allows

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iPhone SE vs. Pixel 4A: Apple and Google’s 2020 budget phones, compared

This has been an abundant year for wallet-friendly phones with impressive performance and specs. Apple and Google, for example, launched smaller versions of their marquee handsets and the iPhone SE and the Pixel 4A are affordable alternatives to the iPhone 11 and Pixel 4, respectively. Both phones are $400 or under. The iPhone starts at $399 (£419, AU$749) while the Pixel 4A costs $349 (£349, AU$599). Their single 12-megapixel cameras also take brilliant photos and with iOS 14 and Android 11 coming down the pipeline, their software promises to remain fresh and up-to-date.

To see which phone is

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Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

With a high school diploma or a Common Equivalency Diploma (GED), you’ll apply to any of MATCH’s affiliate diploma applications. Earlier than instructing their lesson, I met with each group to verify their courses had been important. I additionally checked for errors and questioned them on their workflow. For instance, one group created a template in Google Docs for his or her evaluation. Their plan was to have every pupil make a duplicate of the template, nonetheless they didn’t consider how they had been going to collect these particular person copies. I prompt they use a Google Form to gather … Read More

Google Pay’s NFC-Based Card Payments Option Rolling Out in India

Google Pay in India is rolling out a new feature where users can add their NFC-powered credit and debit cards as a payment method in addition to the existing bank account option. The new development would help Google initiate tokenized payments cards — the offering that was announced at Google for India last year to enable secure online payments via Google Pay using credit and debit cards. It was set to roll out for Visa cards in a few weeks. However, the option didn’t reach the public even after nearly a year of its announcement.

As reported by Android Police,

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Facebook’s Failure to Remove ‘Kenosha Guard’ Militia Page an ‘Operational Mistake’: Zuckerberg

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took responsibility and faulted his company for not removing the page and event for a militia group before two people were killed at a protest in Kenosha, saying it was “largely an operational mistake”.

The page and event listing violated Facebook’s policies and should have been removed after numerous complaints were received about the group’s violent nature, Zuckerberg said in a video to employees that he posted publicly on his Facebook profile.

The social media company removed the page for ‘Kenosha Guard’, and an event listing for ‘Armed Citizens to Protect Our Lives and

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