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TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong after new security law – Breitbart
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TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong after new security law – Breitbart

San Francisco (AFP) – The wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok will no longer work in Hong Kong, its makers said, after a new security law imposed by China gave authorities sweeping powers to police local users. The new security law has sparked fears for freedom of expression, and internet giants Google, Facebook and Twitter have…

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Google pulls ‘Remove China Apps’ from Play Store
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Google pulls ‘Remove China Apps’ from Play Store

Remove China Apps, an app that gained popularity in India in recent weeks and did exactly what its name suggests, has been pulled from the Play Store. The top trending app in India, which was downloaded more than 5 million times since late May and enabled users to detect and easily delete apps developed by…

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Uber pulls back from operating profit target
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Uber pulls back from operating profit target

Uber is walking back its annual guidance for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Update: This article was corrected to reflect that the guidance was for 2020, not an update that would include the fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA profitability target. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said earlier this year that the company planned to make an…

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Harley pulls plug on LiveWire production shortly after EV debut
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Harley pulls plug on LiveWire production shortly after EV debut

Harley-Davidson has halted production and delivery of its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, after discovering what the Milwaukee-based manufacturer described as a non-standard condition. Harley-Davidson told TechCrunch it is not recalling LiveWire motorcycles already on the road. Reuters was the first to report that Harley-Davidson had stopped production and deliveries. “We recently discovered a non-standard condition…

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WeWork pulls thousands of phone booths out of service over formaldehyde scare
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WeWork pulls thousands of phone booths out of service over formaldehyde scare

WeWork, the co-working empire once valued at $47 billion before reality struck, plunging the business and its investors into crisis, has another problem to add to its growing pile — one which doesn’t exactly reflect well on its core business of kitting out and maintaining modern working environments. The problem is a safety concern affecting…

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Samsung pulls the plug on Chinese smartphone production
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Samsung pulls the plug on Chinese smartphone production

Samsung this morning confirmed with Reuters that it has shuttered handset production in China. The move comes as the company continues to struggle in the world’s No. 1 smartphone market. As we noted in a deeper dive into China’s smartphone sales back in August, the Korean hardware giant has struggled to maintain a market share…

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