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TikTok Said to Be Under National Security Review

The United States government has opened a national security review of a Chinese company’s acquisition of the American company that became TikTok, the hugely popular short-form video app, according to people briefed on the inquiry. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a federal panel that reviews foreign acquisitions of American firms on […]

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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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Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration

(Jason Lee/Reuters) U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innovations, including those needed by the U.S. military. The companies are making the claims in applications for […]

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Actor Terry Crews says the National Enquirer's publisher tried to 'silence' him with fake stories as Jeff Bezos accuses the tabloid of blackmail

Terry Crews speaks onstage during the 2019 MAKERS Conference in California on February 8, 2019.Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS Terry Crews has accused American Media Inc, publisher of the National Enquirer, of making up a false story to “silence” him. Crews said Radar Online, which is owned by AMI, tried to run a fake story […]

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Jeff Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of ‘Extortion and Blackmail’

Supported by Jeff Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of ‘Extortion and Blackmail’ ImageJeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, said Thursday that the owner of The National Enquirer had tried to stop his investigation into how his private text messages and photos were leaked to the tabloid.CreditCreditJim Watson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Jim Rutenberg and Karen Weise […]