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Why Twitter should ban Donald Trump | Julia Carrie Wong – Blog – Emails

Trump’s executive order on social media would undermine free speech – and probably go nowhere – but it’s an effective distraction. Still, Trump’s abuse of Twitter means it’s time to close his account. Here’s why: More than 100,000 people in the United States have died of Covid-19, more than any other nation in the world. […]

Is the US Trade Ban Purposefully Limiting China’s Tech Dominance? Huawei Thinks So | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from Al Jazeera Last week US President, Donald Trump extended the national trade ban by another year – a move which a senior Huawei Technologies executive believes is “really designed to safeguard American dominance of global tech”. Similarly, Head of Consumer Electronics at Huawei, Richard Yu says “The so-called cybersecurity reasons are merely […]

Trump Lengthens Ban on Huawei | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from Al Jazeera US President, Donald Trump has extended the national emergency order that prohibits American companies from buying, selling or using any hardware from Chinese technology company, Huawei, in fear that it will result in ‘cyber-exploitation’ by China for another year. The order also means that Chinese companies do not have legal […]

Apple and Google Ban Use of Location Data for Contact Tracing Apps | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Tech giants Apple and Google, who together have their operating systems running on 99% of all smartphones, announced last month that they would work together to create a system for notifying people who have been near others who have tested positive for COVID-19. The companies are planning for only public health authorities to use the […]

Apple and Google to ban use of location tracking in contact tracing apps – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Apple and Google will ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The two, whose operating systems power 99 percent of smartphones, said last month they would work together to create a system for notifying people […]

Zoom users top 300m as ban list grows – Security – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Zoom video conferencing app’s user base grew by another 50 percent to 300 million in the last three weeks, as the company fought to quell a backlash around security and safety that has seen a number of governments and firms ban its applications. Chief Executive Eric Yuan gave the numbers late on Wednesday in an […]

Asos and Zoella hit with ad ban over ‘unclear’ promotional Instagram post- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Asos and influencer Zoe Sugg (AKA Zoella) have been issued with a warning from the UK’s advertising regulator for failing to correctly signpost a paid-for Instagram post. The decision from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) underscores the nuances faced by both brands and influencers when badging sponsored content within the confines of different social media […]