Everyone in Washington is talking about a TikTok ban. But is it really a national security threat?

CNN  —  After TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified for more than five hours on Thursday before a Congressional committee, one thing was clear: US lawmakers remain convinced that TikTok is an urgent threat to national security. The hearing, Chew’s first appearance before Congress, kicked off with a lawmaker calling for TikTok to be banned and … Read more

UK watchdog softens stance on competition concerns in Microsoft-Activision deal

Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare video game is plugged into a Microsoft Xbox One video game console in Denver, Colorado, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. Michael Siaglow | Bloomberg | Getty Images Britain’s competition watchdog said on Friday it had narrowed the scope of its investigation into Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision, saying it no … Read more

TikTok is owned by a Chinese company. So why doesn’t it exist?

Beijing CNN — TikTok is fighting to survive in the US Pressure is mounting in Washington to ban the app if its Chinese owners don’t sell the company. But the popular platform was developed using indigenous Chinese technology and is inaccessible in China. In fact, it never existed there. Instead, there is a different version … Read more

Costco vs Sam’s Club: Who Has the Edge?

American Warehouse Club Industries, which includes Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale It’s worth more than $320 billion, according to ResearchAndMarkets.com estimates. The format is simple: membership payment shopping fee. In return, they get low-priced goods and services in a warehouse environment. With more than 65 million paying members, Costco controls the largest market share.but … Read more

LA mansions for sale face April 1 tax deadline

The owner of the seven-bedroom, 11-bathroom mansion in Los Angeles is prepared to accept $6 million less than what he paid less than two years ago — all in a hurry. The house, which has a Kobe Bryant-themed basketball court, car showroom and a 70-foot infinity pool that appears to float about 45 feet above … Read more

Inside $38M mansion, seller wants to unload by April 1

Take a tour of a lavish seven-bedroom, 11-bathroom mansion in Los Angeles that includes a Kobe Bryant-themed basketball court, car showroom, and a 70-foot infinity pool that appears to float some 45 feet above the mountainside The place. Owners who want to sell before April 1st are prepared to lose millions of dollars. Here’s why: … Read more

Colorectal cancer is rising among younger adults and scientists are racing to uncover why

CNN  —  Nikki Lawson received the shock of her life at age 35. A couple of years ago, she noticed that her stomach often felt irritable, and she would get sudden urges to use the restroom, sometimes with blood in her stool. She even went to the hospital one day when her symptoms were severe, … Read more

Ford’s Tennessee campus to produce 500,000 electric vehicles a year

Ford’s BlueOval City electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee is scheduled to open in 2025. The park will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, code-named Project T3, and will be able to produce 500,000 electric trucks at full capacity per year. ford ford motor company The company said Friday that the … Read more

House to vote on Republican education bill aimed at providing parents with extra oversight

washington CNN — The House of Representatives is expected to vote on Friday on a bill aimed at increasing so-called parental rights in the classroom, as House Republicans underscore an issue that has become a key priority for the party. In addition to this, HR 5, also known as the Parents Bill of Rights, The … Read more

King Charles’ visit to France postponed after wave of protests

French gendarmes react near burning trash cans as they clash with protesters during the ninth day of national strikes and demonstrations against the French government’s pension reforms in Paris, France, March 23, 2023. Sweet Corn Flakes | Reuters King Charles III’s visit to France has been postponed as government protests in Paris continue Pension System … Read more