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U.S. Army bans TikTok on military devices, signaling growing concern about app’s Chinese roots

The measure follows a similar ban from the U.S. Navy and a “cyber awareness” message earlier in December from the Defense Department that urged the Pentagon’s roughly 23,000 employees to uninstall the app because it could potentially expose personal data to “unwanted actors.” A Pentagon spokesperson, who requested anonymity because they were not allowed to […]

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The Best Chinese Phones for 2019

The Top Phones You Can’t Get in the US The Chinese smartphone market is much more robust than what we have here in the US. There are dozens of phone manufacturers in China that release amazing handsets that never make their way to the States. As a US-based publication, we don’t typically review phones or […]

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U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration added five Chinese entities to a United States blacklist on Friday, further restricting China’s access to American technology and stoking already high tensions as President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China prepare to meet in Japan next week. The Commerce Department announced that it would add four Chinese companies […]

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The FCC says it plans to block China Mobile in the U.S. in another swipe at Chinese telecom firms

U.S. officials are moving to block China’s state-owned telecom company from operating in the United States, citing the firm as a spying risk and widening a rift between the two countries over the security of Chinese technology products. If approved, the plan by the Federal Communications Commission would deny permission to China Mobile, whose U.S. […]