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

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

Analysis: Viral video app TikTok represents new Cold War in American pockets

CNN — The new Cold War is not being played out on the high walls that divide the continents, but in the pockets of millions of Americans. congressional hearing Thursday’s focus on the popular TikTok video app became the latest in a string of clarifying moments that exposed not only Washington’s bipartisan animosity toward Beijing’s … Read more

China says ‘resolutely’ against possible forced sale of TikTok

Hongkong CNN — China says it will ‘resolutely oppose’ Any forced sale of TikTokthe first direct response to the Biden administration’s demands that the app’s Chinese owner sell a stake in his company or face a ban in its most important market. TikTok CEO Shou Chew made the above comments Testify before U.S. lawmakers It … Read more

Michael McCall gives Blinken until Monday to turn over Afghan papers or face subpoena

CNN — House Foreign Affairs Committee Republican Chairman Michael McCaul set a Monday afternoon deadline for Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to hand over a copy of the U.S. withdraws troops from Afghanistan Or face a document subpoena. needs Dissenting telegrams sent by US diplomats In Kabul in mid-July 2021, McCall pushed for an investigation … Read more

China approves first mRNA Covid-19 vaccine

Hongkong CNN — Months after lifting strict pandemic measures, China has approved the first Covid-19 vaccine based on mRNA technology. The vaccine was developed by CSPC Pharmaceutical Group, a local company based in the northern Chinese city of Shijiazhuang, the company said in a statement wednesday statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It added … Read more

China might rather have TikTok banned than fall into U.S. hands

Hongkong CNN — Nearly three years After the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok if its Chinese owners did not sell the company to U.S. investors, video application Facing the threat of life and death again. Douyin CEO Shou Zi Chew The app will appear before U.S. lawmakers later on Thursday, many of whom want … Read more

TikTok and its CEO are trying to save the app’s status in the US

As more lawmakers raise national security concerns about TikTok’s ties to China, and some experts worry about the app’s impact on young people’s mental health, CNN is hosting a special to delve into the issues. Watch “CNN Primetime: Is It TikTok Time?” Thursday, March 23 at 9 p.m. ET. CNN — At a Harvard Business … Read more

Analysis: How Xi and Vladimir Putin’s new friendship will test America

CNN — as two dictators trade tribute On a feast of quail, venison, Siberian whitefish, and pomegranate sorbet, China and Russia Seems reminiscent of the anti-Western pact the US has long feared. Chinese President Xi Jinping on a state visit to his friend this week, president vladimir putinat a critical moment when Russia is in … Read more

Newly released analysis supports natural origins of Covid-19 pandemic, researchers say

CNN — Cotton swabs collected from stalls and equipment at the Huanan market in Wuhan, China, have tested positive for traces of the virus that causes Covid-19 and, in some cases, contained traces of DNA from animals known to be susceptible, according to a researcher International New analysis by the research team. In the analysis, … Read more