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How TikTok got caught in the middle of a trade war with China

How TikTok got caught in the middle of a trade war with China

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Caught in the middle of a trade war with China, TikTok's future in the US is still uncertain. Karissa Bell, @karissabeSeptember 4, 2020  132Shares  Less than three years after merging with Musical.ly, TikTok looked like it might just achieve something many have tried but few have accomplished: becoming an actual competitor with Facebook and Instagram. Then Donald Trump stepped in.  After weeks of threats, the president delivered an ultimatum to TikTok and its owner ByteDance: sell the app’s US operations to an American company or it would be banned. He gave the company little more than a month — until Sept. 15 — to find a buyer and figure out how to disentangle itself from its Chinese parent company.  More than a month later, TikTo...
LG WING IS PART OF THE EXPLORER PROJECT LINE, MORE IS COMING

LG WING IS PART OF THE EXPLORER PROJECT LINE, MORE IS COMING

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ABDULLAHSEPTEMBER 6, 2020 A strange LG Wing smartphone will hit the market this year. It promises a special user experience thanks to the swivel display that hides behind the main screen. This is not to say that the device looks ugly in this design, but it is debatable and there is still no understanding of what benefits the user will receive from it. LG’s marketers will have to work hard to figure out how to convince users of the advisability of buying an outlandish smartphone for $ 1000. As it turned out, the series of unusual devices released by the company will not end with the release of LG Wing. It is stated that the new product will be part of a new line of LG gadgets called Explorer Project. The goal of such outlandish devices is “to find new ways to intera...
SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 WITH AN S PEN STYLUS APPEARS IN RENDERS

SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 WITH AN S PEN STYLUS APPEARS IN RENDERS

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ABDULLAHSEPTEMBER 6, 2020 The flagship Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones have been on sale for a long time – we are getting closer to the announcement of their successors. It is expected that the new line will be called the Galaxy S21, and now there are renders of one of the models of this promising series on the web. It should be noted right away that rumors did not attribute the Galaxy S21 any special design changes. And the same is reflected in these renders. The Galaxy S21 is very similar to the Galaxy S20 (front panel) and Galaxy Note 20 (back panel, camera block). And the most important difference from the Galaxy S20 models is the presence of the S Pen stylus. According to persistent rumors, there will not be a new generation of Galaxy Note smartphones – just the S Pe...
XIAOMI MI 10 ULTRA REMOTELY CONTROL CARS THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY VIA 5G SA

XIAOMI MI 10 ULTRA REMOTELY CONTROL CARS THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY VIA 5G SA

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EFE UDINSEPTEMBER 6, 2020 The Xiaomi Mi 10 is a high version of the Mi 10 series which Xiaomi used to commemorate its ten years anniversary. According to a recent poster, Xiaomi will organize a virtual and real car racing tomorrow. The poster shows that the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra will control cars that are thousands of miles away. It will achieve this using its 5G SA low-latency network. The poster partly reads “An unprecedented car racing, see you tomorrow”. As of now, we do not know the car model that the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra will control. The poster also shows the operation interface of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra while controlling a car. Furthermore, a recent poster from Xiaomi’s VP, Chang Cheng, seems to suggest a car control feature for the Mi 10 Ultra.&nbs...
Thousands of women in Belarus protest against Lukashenko

Thousands of women in Belarus protest against Lukashenko

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As women, students, and LGBTQ people march, prominent opposition activist says authorities forced her to leave Belarus.6 Sept 2020 Supporters of LGBTQ rights appeared in the women's march in Minsk, an indication that opponents of Lukashenko are becoming bolder [Reuters] Thousands of women marched through the capital of Belarus calling for the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko, and university students demonstrated against the detention of classmates during the wave of protests gripping the country. For the first time in the protests, supporters of LGBTQ rights appeared with rainbow flags in the women's march in Minsk on Saturday, an indication that opponents of Lukashenko are becoming bolder on the fourth weekend of protests since his disputed re-election. "LGB...
Turkey begins military exercises in Northern Cyprus

Turkey begins military exercises in Northern Cyprus

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France, meanwhile, says sanctions against Ankara are on the table during European Council meeting later this month.3 hours ago As tensions run high, the Turkish military began exercises called 'Mediterranean Storm' with the Turkish Cypriot Security Command [File: Birol Bebek/AFP] Turkey's armed forces on Sunday began annual exercises in the breakaway republic of Northern Cyprus - an entity recognised only by Ankara - as tensions continue to rise with Greece in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey's hunt for gas and oil reserves in waters claimed by Greece has put a huge strain on the relationship between the two NATO members.  As tensions run high, the Turkish military began its exercises called "Mediterranean Storm" with the Turkish Cypriot Security Command, Vice President ...
Indian Army seeks China’s response on abduction of 5 men from Arunachal Pradesh

Indian Army seeks China’s response on abduction of 5 men from Arunachal Pradesh

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Family members of the men from Nacho took to social media to claim that they had been abducted by Chinese troops while hunting in a forest in Upper Subansiri district in Arunachal Pradesh. India Today Web Desk New DelhiSeptember 7, 2020UPDATED: September 7, 2020 04:20 IST [REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE] File photo of an Indian Army chopper flying over Leh (Photo Credits: PTI) Taking cognizance of reports of the abduction of five people from Arunachal Pradesh, the Indian Army on Sunday took up the matter with its Chinese counterpart the People's Liberation Army (PLA). A hotline message was sent to the concerned PLA unit by the commander of the Indian Army unit deployed in the area. The matter first came to light on Sunday when kin of the abducted people posted SOS messages ...
Countryside fit for a superpower? Inside China’s colossal rural revamp

Countryside fit for a superpower? Inside China’s colossal rural revamp

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Beneath the veneer of Xi Jinping’s ambitious agricultural plan farming communities remain marred by homelessness, poverty and unstable markets Michael Standaert Sun 6 Sep 2020 10.00 BST  China’s leader Xi Jinping learns at an organic daylily farm in Shanxi province in May. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex The official pictures tell a delightful tale. China’s leader, Xi Jinping, is seen touring fish farms, rice paddies and vineyards in Ningxia, ambling through lily fields in Shanxi, and inspecting mushroom- and fungus-growing operations in Shaanxi. The carefully choreographed images aim to create a vision of his latest signature policy – rural revitalisation. Billions of dollars will be spent on revamping the countryside – increasing prosperity, improving its ecol...
Typhoon Haishen: Japanese urged to stay alert as storm blows in

Typhoon Haishen: Japanese urged to stay alert as storm blows in

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2 hours ago Media captionJapan braces for Typhoon Haishen Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged people in the southern islands to exercise the utmost caution as Typhoon Haishen blows in. The storm is pummelling the region with high winds and drenching them with heavy rain, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes. Some eight million people were asked to evacuate in the path of the storm. After passing over Japan, Haishen is expected to make landfall on Monday in South Korea, which is also on alert. The storm comes days after Maysak, one of the region's strongest typhoons in years. What effect is the typhoon having on Japan? Nearly 430,000 homes in the Kyushu region were without power as of 03:00 local time Monday (18:00 GMT Sunday), Japanese public b...