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US warned Brazil that Huawei would leave it ‘high and dry’ on 5G

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan raised concerns about Huawei equipment in Brazil’s 5G telecoms network during his visit to the country last week, a Biden-Harris ad...

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President Biden: If US has ‘real shooting war’ it could be result of cyber attacks

Joe Biden has warned that if the US ended up in a “real shooting war” with a “major power” it could be the result of a significant cyber attack on the count...

Platform news: TikTok app based in China, US politics

US appeals courts dismiss government’s appeals of TikTok rulings

Two US appeals courts dismissed the Justice’s Department’s legal challenges to court rulings that barred a Trump-era effort to ban new downloads of Chinese-owned video-...

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Biden taps ex-Pentagon official for key China tech position

Joe Biden has nominated Alan Estevez, a former Pentagon official and Washington insider to be the US Commerce Department’s undersecretary for industry and security, a key pos...

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Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google, claiming censorship

Former US President Donald J Trump filed lawsuits against Twitter Inc, Facebook, and Google, as well as their chief executives, alleging they unlawfully silence conservative viewpo...

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The fight by Microsoft and Amazon for the Pentagon’s cloud contract

The US Defense Department dealt a blow to Microsoft Corp when the Pentagon announced it was scrapping the Trump-era award of a $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing project.

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Pro-Trump app hacked on launch day as half million sign up

A social media site launched on Sunday by Jason Miller, a senior adviser to former US President Donald J Trump, was briefly hacked, and more than 500,000 people have registered to ...

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Former Trump aide Jason Miller launches social media site GETTR

Former US President Donald J Trump’s former senior advisor Jason Miller has started a social media site called GETTR, he said on Thursday.

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President Trump joins video platform Rumble ahead of Ohio rally

Former US President Donald J Trump joined video platform Rumble on Saturday, the same day he will take the stage at a campaign-style rally in Ohio, his first such event since the c...

Platform news: TikTok app based in China, US politics

Pressure: US removes TikTok and WeChat from prohibited transactions list

The US Commerce Department announced it was rescinding a list of prohibited transactions with TikTok and WeChat that were issued in September as the Trump administration sought to ...

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Chinese apps could face subpoenas or bans under Biden order

US President Biden’s executive order aimed at safeguarding Americans’ sensitive data would force some Chinese apps to take tougher measures to protect private informati...

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Groups urge Biden to nominate FCC commissioner to speed net neutrality reinstatement

More than 50 US groups have urged President Biden to fill the open seat on the US Federal Communications Commission in order to begin the process of reinstating net neutrality rule...

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Biden drops Trump attempt to ban TikTok, WeChat; orders new review

The Biden – Harris White House has withdrawn a series of Trump-era executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok, and ordered a Commerce Department r...

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US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

The US Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese technology.

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Biden order bans investment in dozens of Chinese tech businesses

President Biden has signed an executive order that bans US entities from investing in dozens of Chinese companies with alleged ties to defense or surveillance technology sectors, a...