Amazon says email to employees banning TikTok was…

Amazon says it mistakenly sent an email to employees telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones

Amid Spread of Misinformation, Whispers on FB's…

Facebook has been struggling lately over a massive advertiser boycott , partly driven by the company's refusal to address political ads spreading misinformation on the platform. Now, people familiar with Facebook's thinking say the company is considering banning political ads in the days leading up to the November election, per Bloomberg...

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets $2.5B in…

Electric vehicle startup Rivian says it has raised another $2.5 billion in funding from accounts advised by investment firm T

Reports: Facebook Considers Banning Political Ads…

Thus far, the social media company has allowed political ads on its platforms, even if they're inaccurate.

Amazon Says App Email Was a Mistake

Amazon told its employees Friday to remove TikTok from their mobile devices if they want to keep using them to get to their company email. The company cited security risks, the Wall Street Journal reports. But later in the day, Amazon sent another email, per the AP . "This morning’s email...

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Cheech & Chong Ink Deal With Five Point Holdings…

Cheech & Chong have partnered with Five Point Holdings to develop a multi-state marijuana dispensary chain. Cheddar's Chloe Aiello talks to Tommy Chong about marijuana legalization and its progress in the U.S.

German intel warns against giving data to Chinese…

Germany’s domestic intelligence agency is warning consumers that personal data they provide to Chinese payment companies or other tech firms could end up in the hands of China’s government

Johns Hopkins Releases New Tracker

Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker has helped the world monitor the pandemic's progress. The Baltimore university has now launched another tracker to look at school reopening plans across the country; coronavirus prevention measures is just one of 12 categories examined. "Not only will schools need to reopen in a way...

Germany seizes server hosting pilfered US police…

Acting at the behest of the U.S. government, German authorities have seized a computer server that hosted a huge cache of files from U.S. federal, state and local law enforcement agencies obtained in a Houston data breach last month

Audit Finds Facebook Made 'Devastating…

The audit stresses that the way Facebook handled some of President Trump's posts may set a precedent where politicians routinely exploit the platform.

Facebook Meeting With Boycotters Was Rough

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met virtually with civil rights and activist groups who've helped organize a massive advertiser boycott of the social network, and as CNN reports, "it did not go well." Facebook spokesman Andy Stone later expressed gratitude to the organizers "for their continued engagement" and said the network...

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TikTok Experiences Major Glitch

TikTok experiences a major glitch Thursday that knocked out the app's view and like counts.

How many people saw 'Hamilton'? For now, that's a…

The streaming of “Hamilton” by the Disney+ streaming service was surely the big event on television screens in American living rooms this past weekend

Some PPP Loan Recipients Are a Little Surprising

The Treasury Department has released the names of everyone who got a loan bigger than $150,000 through the PPP—the Paycheck Protection Program designed to help businesses weather the pandemic. While millions of small companies were helped by the loans, which can be forgiven if the money is used...

Facebook takes down accounts tied to Roger Stone

Facebook on Wednesday said it has removed dozens of accounts linked to the hate group Proud Boys, to President Donald Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone and to employees of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, among others

Facebook CEO Meets With Civil Rights Groups…

Civil rights groups have long said that they feel as if Facebook hasn't been serious about removing harmful content from their platform.

Pompeo on Possible TikTok Ban: 'US Will Get This…

Amid a year fraught with trade issues and a Cold War-style arms race between the United States and China, a new alleged threat is now on the radar: the popular TikTok app, whose parent company is Beijing's ByteDance. Per CNBC , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Laura Ingraham's Fox...

Six Flags Great Adventure Adjusts to a New Normal…

Six Flags, Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ has reopened but the park is operating with restrictions. Social distancing and mask-wearing will be implemented among a host of other preventative spreading measures. Cheddar's Chloe Aiello reports.

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Five takeaways from Facebook's civil rights audit

A two-year audit of Facebook’s civil rights record found “serious setbacks” hurting the social network’s progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias

Network: Shepard Smith joins CNBC for weeknight…

Former Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith is resurfacing