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US Navy bans TikTok over security worries

by CNET News staff, c|net

The Navy tells personnel they can’t have the app on government-issued mobile devices and warns them about safeguarding personal information.

The US Navy has banned Chinese app TikTok from government-issued mobile devices because of cybersecurity concerns. In a bulletin posted early this week to a Facebook page for military personnel, the Navy said those who didn’t delete the short-video app would be blocked from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, Reuters reported Friday.

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Google formally rejects EU antitrust charges

by Foo Yun Chee, REUTERS

Google on Thursday formally rejected European Union antitrust charges of unfairly promoting its shopping service and blocking rivals in online search advertising, paving the way for EU regulators to rule next year on these issues and potentially impose hefty fines.

The U.S. technology giant’s rebuttal in the shopping case came six years after the European Commission opened an investigation prompted by complaints from rivals such as Microsoft  and a host of European and U.S. rivals. Continue reading Google formally rejects EU antitrust charges