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TikTok will bring in an external group comprising former US congressmen to review and advise on its content moderation policies including on child safety, misinformation and hate speech, the popular Chinese-owned video app said on Tuesday. The group, K&L Gates, will work with TikTok’s internal US management team, the company said. The group includes former congressmen Bart
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The Indian government is looking into whether hefty discounts offered on Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon.com during their online festive sales violate foreign investment rules, a commerce ministry official told Reuters. India introduced new rules in February aimed at protecting the 130 million people dependent on small-scale retail by deterring big online discounts. The rules forced
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon astronaut capsule will be ready for its first manned test flight into orbit in the first quarter of next year, provided that “everything goes according to plan” in upcoming tests, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said on Thursday. On a visit to the SpaceX headquarters, Bridenstine praised Elon Musk’s company for its “fail
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Tencent Holdings can’t get a break. The National Basketball Association, Activision Blizzard, and now one of its most important portfolio companies, Fortnite proprietor Epic Games, have all sparked political controversy at a time of increasingly assertive Chinese nationalism online. A tweet by an NBA executive expressing support for Hong Kong protesters drew the ire of
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