Reddit more pliant to Hong Kong government request for user data

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many of the largest social media companies issued a block on Hong Kong Government access to personal user data amid the new draconian security law, Reddit users on Tues...

Hong Kong to 'vigorously implement' Beijing's new security law

Hong Kong's government said Tuesday it will "vigorously implement" a controversial new national security law imposed on the semi-autonomous Chinese territory by Beijing last week. The ...

Hong Kong grappling with future under national security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took c...

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

HONG KONG (AP) — TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effec...

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

HONG KONG (AP) — TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong after the city enacted a sweeping national security law last week. The company said in a statement that it ...

Business Highlights

___ Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show WASHINGTON (AP) — The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and n...

Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms

WASHINGTON (AP) — On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that...

Geofence warrants to be tested in Virginia bank robbery case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was a terrifying bank robbery: Demanding cash in a handwritten note, a man waved a gun, threatened to kill a teller's family, ordered employees and customers onto the floor and...

Black-owned businesses see sales surge amid racism reckoning

BOSTON (AP) — When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to skip his local cycle shops in favor of a Bl...

Google, TSMC dream companies for engineering students in Taiwan: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey coinciding with the graduation period shows Taiwanese students majoring in engineering/IT view Google as the most attractive employer, followed by national...

UK regulator urges reforms to curb Google, Facebook ad power

LONDON (AP) — British regulators want new rules to foster competition in digital advertising markets and rein in the industry's dominant players, Google and Facebook. The Competitio...

Zoom got big fast. Then videobombers made it rework security

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Back in March as the coronavirus pandemic gathered steam in the U.S., a largely unheralded video-conferencing service suddenly found itself in the spotlight. ...

The top Apple apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 3. Geometry Dash RobTop Games AB 4. H...

Millennial Money: 4 expert tips to get hired from home

Job hunting has always been a little stressful. OK, a lot stressful. A global pandemic certainly hasn’t remedied that. Rather, it’s changing the landscape. For on...

iText launches iText pdfOCR, a powerful open-source product enabling text recognition in scanned documents and conversion into editable PDFs

LONDON, UK - Media OutReach - 30 June 2020 - iText Group NV, a globally recognized thought-leader and innovator in PDF libraries and solutions, today announced the launch of iText pdfOCR, the newest a...