Justice Department seeks immediate ban on WeChat in US

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is seeking an immediate ban on downloads of WeChat in Apple and Google app stores, saying the Chinese-owned messaging service is a threat to the security of the ...

TikTok says it didn't take part in Australia security probes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — TikTok executives told a Senate committee on Friday that they lobbied Australian lawmakers but did not engage with investigators before the government concluded that the vid...

The IFTA FinTech Achievement Award 2019 award winners revealed

Awards recognise outstanding contributions to FinTech sector, with Mr John Tsang, Senior Advisor of Bowtie, Mr Jim Lai, Vice President, Tencent Holdings Limited & Chairman, Fusion Bank Limited and...

Did I leave the stove on? Amazon's flying camera can check

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to be able to answer the nagging question: Did I leave the stove on? The company unveiled a flying home camera that you can ask to fly to check the stove...

For softball players, season of 'shield life' nears an end

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think. She is not allowed to drop in or hit the drive-thru when she wants a coffee or latte, even though ...

Jury selection begins in Nebraska murder, dismemberment case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a woman charged with killing a 24-year-old woman who disappeared after a Tinder date and whose dismembered remains later were found in tra...

No. 2 Crimson Tide visit Mizzou to begin SEC-only schedule

Alabama coach Nick Saban had nothing but praise for Eli Drinkwitz when discussing his Missouri counterpart this week. Hard to find much fault when Drinkwitz has only lost one game as...

Apple's smaller rivals unite to fight iPhone app store rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for “fair treatment” in the way the tech giant runs its app s...

As virus surges, critics say UK hasn't learned from mistakes

LONDON (AP) — Britain bungled its response to the coronavirus the first time around. Now many scientists fear it’s about to do it again. The virus is on the rise once more in the U.K...

TikTok's owner applies for Chinese license to close US deal

BEIJING (AP) — TikTok's owner said Thursday it has applied for a Chinese technology export license as it tries to complete a deal with Oracle and Walmart to keep the popular video app operating in the...

TikTok asks judge to block Trump's ban as deadline looms

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese-owned TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration's attempt to ban its app, suggesting the video-sharing app's forced deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled....

AXA Wellness Index 2020: Mental wellbeing takes over financial wellbeing to become the most important factor affecting public’s wellness in HK, Macau and other GBA cities

Hong Kong's workplace stress tops the region 1 in 4 working class suffer from mental health issues Mental health support at workplace is seriously insufficient AXA Wellness Index 2020 -- Hong...

German virus app transmitted 1.2M test results in 100 days

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's coronavirus tracing app has been used to transmit 1.2 million test results from labs to users during the first 100 days, officials said Wednesday. The Corona-...

Number of phishing sites in Taiwan skyrockets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese data security provider Trend Micro said Tuesday (Sept. 22) it has detected more than 170,000 phishing sites in the country as of August, including many that are ...

Nike shakes off pandemic blues with surging online sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike appears to have recovered from its pandemic slump, posting a solid quarterly profit driven by soaring online sales of its sneakers and workout apparel. The world...