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Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion

Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO and one of the world's richest men, just got even richer.


Facebook bans ads from pro-Trump PAC

Facebook announced Thursday it was banning ads from The Committee to Defend the President, a pro-Trump super PAC. Facebook did not say how long the ban would last.


Twitter temporarily restricted Trump campaign's ability to tweet over false Covid-19 claims

Twitter said on Wednesday it had restricted President Donald Trump's campaign from tweeting after its account shared a video containing false claims about the coronavirus.


Twitter's rumored interest in buying TikTok sparks stock rally

Twitter shares rose as much as 5% Monday after it reportedly held preliminary talks with TikTok, the troubled Chinese-owned social media app that the Trump administration wants to ban.


Microsoft has a long history in China. That could cut both ways for TikTok

Microsoft has spent decades building goodwill with Beijing, and that could help its bid to buy TikTok's operations in the United States and a few other countries. That is, unless deteriorating US-China relations get in the way.


Big Tech's head-spinning rules for the 2020 election

Late Wednesday, Twitter made waves by temporarily restricting a Trump campaign account's ability to tweet because it shared a video containing false claims President Trump had made about the coronavirus. But Twitter took no action on President Trump's personal account, which re-shared the video.


SpaceX and ULA win military launch competition worth $653 million -- and that's just the start

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture United Launch Alliance are the big winners in a stiff competition to secure military launch contracts, teeing up the companies to dominate the lucrative market for launching US national security satellites for years to come.


Uber's delivery service is now bigger than its rides business

As the pandemic ground its ride-hail business to a halt, Uber's delivery service took on new importance. Now, it's Uber's biggest source of revenue.


Facebook removes Trump post falsely claiming children are 'almost immune' to Covid-19

Facebook on Wednesday said it had removed a post from President Donald Trump's page for containing false claims about Covid-19.


Twitter to label government and state media officials

Twitter is introducing new labels to better identify accounts belonging to government officials and senior staff of state-backed media, the social media platform announced on Thursday.


Instacart went on a hiring spree. These workers got squeezed

After Kenneth Bloom retired from a career in the grocery business, he didn't stray far. The 61-year-old focused on delivering groceries for Instacart, a role he'd been doing as a side-gig before retirement. The work gave him more flexibility, a source of income to supplement his pension, and the chance to continue indulging in his fondness for food shopping.


Pompeo: 'Untrusted' Chinese apps should be removed from US app stores

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging American companies to remove "untrusted" Chinese-owned technology from their digital networks. The plan is one of the most ambitious and wide ranging efforts the Trump administration has put forward to restrict the reach of Chinese tech in the United States.


A propaganda battle is playing out in the replies to Trump's tweets

Researchers at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a London-based think tank, say they have found pro-Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accounts spamming the replies of President Trump and other US officials about Covid-19 on Twitter.


President Donald Trump issued executive orders that will ban TikTok from operating in the US in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies. CNN's Hadas Gold looks back at the rise and controversies of the app.


Tencent just became Trump's new target in the tech war with China

Tencent just became the latest target in President Donald Trump's rapidly escalating tech war with China.


Nintendo profit jumps more than 400% thanks to the Switch and 'Animal Crossing'

Nintendo sales are still soaring.


What a WeChat ban would mean for Americans

For Zhang Lianping, a 72-year-old retired small business owner in College Park, Maryland, WeChat is a lifeline for staying in touch with relatives, old classmates and friends spread across Beijing, Shandong and Liaoning provinces in China.


What is WeChat and why does Trump want to ban it?

President Donald Trump wants to ban WeChat, dramatically escalating tensions with China. But what is WeChat, and why is it so controversial?


Facebook will let employees work from home until July 2021

Facebook is extending its work from home policy until July of next year, becoming the latest tech giant to commit to letting staff work remotely in response to the coronavirus pandemic.