Judge postpones Trump's TikTok ban in suit brought by users

A federal judge has postponed President Donald Trump's threatened shutdown of the popular short-form video app TikTok, siding with a Pennsylvania comedian and two other TikTok creators who say Trump's...

Andrew Lloyd Webber releases first song from 'Cinderella'

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Lloyd Webber is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of his “Jesus Christ Superstar” album with the first single from his latest musical, “Cinderella.” ...

Pakistan seeks to 'control digital media' amid anti-government protests

Pakistani authorities earlier this month approved a draft policy, called the Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 or the Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Content (Procedure, Oversight ...

Video app TikTok leans into e-commerce with Shopify deal

The popular short-form video app TikTok, still under U.S. government scrutiny for its Chinese ownership, is moving closer to becoming a marketplace for buying stuff. Canadian e-comme...

Chinese censors target German publishers

The books were hot off the press when the request for changes came. Nora Frisch, owner of a small publishing house in the southwestern German city of Esslingen, was asked to stop the publication of a ...

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology, and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance,...

Huawei sales up, but growth slows under virus, US pressure

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei, one of the biggest makers of smartphones and switching equipment, said Friday its revenue rose 9.9% in the first nine months of this year, but growth decelera...

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, ...

The New Note 8 - Infinix Unveils An All-Rounder for Success

NAIROBI, KENYA - Media OutReach - 22 October 2020 - The new Note 8 was unveiled yesterday and it exudes sleekness and power. The premium online-driven smartphone brand, Infinix, has once again outdone...

Trump the dancer? His moves to 'YMCA' at rallies are a hit

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — He adjusts his coat. He gazes out at the crowd. And then he goes for it. President Donald Trump, a man who is famously particular about his appearance, is fully...

Pakistan lifts brief ban on Chinese social media app TikTok

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's media regulatory agency said Monday it lifted a temporary ban on the Chinese social media app TikTok “with some conditions." However, it gave no further details. ...

China passes export control law to counter US entity list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China passed a law on Saturday (Oct. 17) restricting exports of sensitive items based on national security grounds, according to Chinese state media. “China may t...

China passes new law restricting sensitive exports

BEIJING (AP) — China has passed a new law restricting sensitive exports to protect national security, allowing Beijing to reciprocate against the U.S. as tensions mount between the sides over trade an...

Thailand's protests and their digital dimension

For days now, more and more Thais have been taking to the streets. They are demonstrating against the government, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a new constitution and ...

Pakistan bans Chinese app TikTok over unlawful content

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan blocked the Chinese social media app TikTok, saying the company failed to fully comply with the instructions to develop an effective mechanism to control unlawful content. ...