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Platform Industry News: Huawei Technologies CFO

Huawei CFO’s lawyer disputes what HSBC knew as extradition case resumes

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s US extradition hearing resumed in a Canadian court with defence countering prosecutors’ claims that Meng misled HSBC about the Chinese telecom...

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

Big Tech’s Democratic critics discuss ways to strike back with White House

Congressional Democrats have begun discussions with the Biden regime on ways to crack down on Big Tech. These include making social media companies accountable for the spread of di...

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter to add more labels identifying government accounts

Twitter has said it will shortly add labels to identify more state-affiliated accounts, including world leaders’ personal accounts, to give users more context for geopolitica...

Platform Economy: TikTok and US politics

US asks courts to put TikTok appeals on hold pending review

The US Justice Department has asked two federal appeals courts to put on hold government appeals of lower court rulings blocking restrictions the Trump administration imposed on Ti...

Platform Industry: Facebook Twitter

Does Mexico’s social media plan violate North America trade deal?

A Latin American industry group that includes Facebook and Twitter said a reform in Mexico would violate an international trade pact, in swift backlash to a draft bill that seeks t...

Platform News: Facebook

Facebook faces another UK class action after data harvesting scandal

Facebook is facing a second London High Court class action over allegations it failed to protect the personal details of about one million people in England and Wales, in the lates...

Xiaomi

Xiaomi says legal complaint against US is to protect its interests

Xiaomi has stated that its legal complaint against the Department of Defence and the Treasury Department in the US was to protect its interests, in a notice on the Hong Kong stock ...

Platform News: Facebook

Facebook oversight board overrules company on most cases in first test

Deciding its first-ever cases, Facebook’s supervision board has ruled that the societal networking firm was wrong to remove four pieces of articles the board reviewed, includ...

Platform Industry: Sleepy Joe Biden talking to a small room of activists

Joe Biden to reopen online health insurance marketplaces

President Biden will reopen the nation’s online health insurance market for people who cannot obtain coverage through their companies, the White House has said.

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter says it locked account of China’s US embassy over Xinjiang-related tweet

Twitter has locked the account of China’s US embassy for a tweet that defended China’s policies in the Xinjiang region, which the US social media platform said violated...

Platform Industry News: President Donald J Trump

Parler’s website is back online, but the app still not in stores

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of the wildly popular social media platform Parler, which is popular with free speech advocates is back online in a strictly limited way. Th...

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Dorsey says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent

Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey has stated that banning President Trump out of the social networking platform following last week’s violence at the US Capitol building was the &#...

Platform News: Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey

Suspension of President Trump may test Twitter CEO’s truce with key investors

Twitter’s decision to suspend President Trump’s account on the platform will potentially reignite an issue involving CEO Jack Dorsey and leading shareholders of the con...

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YouTube suspends President Trump’s channel after violating policy

YouTube said on Tuesday it’s suspended Donald Trump’s channel as it violated policies for inciting violence following last week’s assault on the US Capitol from t...