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

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

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

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

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

Biden to start ‘Investing in America’ tour next week

CNN — when he for a possible re-elected Activity, president biden As the effects of those laws begin to be felt across the country, he will begin a three-week tour on Tuesday to highlight the impact of his signature legislative achievement, according to a White House official. ‘Invest in America’ tour will see Biden, Vice … Read more

Younger moviegoers more likely to pay more for good seats: survey

Group of cheerful people laughing while watching movie in cinema. Zoran Zeremski | Stock | Getty Images Young moviegoers don’t mind paying extra to see a movie on a big screen if it means they get the best seat in the house, according to a new survey. The survey is from Morning Consultfound that 54 … 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