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TikTok Launches $200 Million 'Creator Fund'

TikTok unveiled plans for a $200 million "creator fund" to add content from emerging social media personalities to the fast-growing video-sharing app.

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Microsoft Sees Growth amid Pandemic Computing Demands

Microsoft on Wednesday reported rising revenues in the past quarter amid strong demand for cloud computing services from pandemic-hit businesses and consumers and big gains in its Xbox gaming operations.

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Twitter Accelerates User Growth amid Pandemic, Unrest

Twitter showed strong gains in its user base with more people turning to the short-message social network during the pandemic and civil unrest, according to a quarterly update Thursday that offered positive signs despite a big drop in ad revenues.

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Pakistan Warns Video-Sharing App TikTok over 'Immoral Content'

Pakistan has issued a final warning to Chinese-owned social media app TikTok to clamp down on what it called "immoral, obscene and vulgar" content on the video-sharing platform.

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Zuckerberg Says He Has 'No Deal of Any Kind' with Trump

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview published Monday he has "no deal of any kind" with President Donald Trump on content moderation on the social media giant.

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Twitter Says Hackers 'Manipulated' Employees to Access Accounts

Twitter says hackers "manipulated" some of its employees to access accounts in a high-profile attack on the social media company, including those of Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk.

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UK Says Russian Hackers Trying to Steal Virus Vaccine Research

Britain's cyber-security agency on Thursday accused a hacking group it said "almost certainly" operates as part of Russian intelligence services of trying to steal research into potential coronavirus vaccines.

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Twitter Accounts of Apple, Musk, Gates, Others Hit in Major Hack

The official Twitter accounts of Apple, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others were hijacked on Wednesday by scammers trying to dupe people into sending cryptocurrency bitcoin, in a massive hack.

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U.S. Ups Battle against Huawei as China Tensions Soar

The United States on Wednesday cleared the way for sanctions on employees of telecom giant Huawei, expanding its pressure campaign on China, which summoned the U.S. ambassador.

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White House Hails British Ban on China's Huawei

The United States hailed Britain's decision Tuesday to order the phased removal of China's Huawei telecoms giant from its 5G network, following months of pressure from Washington.

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