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EU Launches 'In-Depth' Probe of Google Bid for Fitbit

The European Commission launched an "in-depth investigation" on Tuesday into whether U.S. tech giant Google's planned $2.1 billion purchase of smartwatch maker Fitbit would give it an unfair market advantage.

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Egypt Invites Musk after 'Aliens Built Pyramids' Tweet

Egypt has invited Elon Musk to visit its famed pyramids after the SpaceX and Tesla founder posted a satirical tweet stating that clearly extra-terrestrials had built the giant monuments.

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China Accuses U.S. of 'Outright Bullying' over TikTok

China accused the United States on Tuesday of "bullying" over popular video app TikTok, after President Donald Trump ramped up pressure for its US operations to be sold to an American company.

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Egypt Grapples with Women's Freedoms Online as #MeToo Re-Emerges

Social media has become a new and dangerous battleground for women's rights in Egypt after young TikTok influencers were jailed while a resurgent #MeToo movement decried male sexual violence.

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TikTok Sale Uncertain as Trump Ban Looms

Negotiations for Microsoft to buy the U.S. operations of Chinese-owned TikTok are on hold after President Donald Trump threatened to bar the social media app and came out against the sale, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

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UAE's Nuclear Power Plant: Energy and Politics

The United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world, successfully started up Saturday in a region grappling with conflicts.

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UAE Starts Up First Arab Nuclear Plant

The oil-rich United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, scoring another first for the Arab world.

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Trump Says Will Bar TikTok from U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will bar fast-growing social media app TikTok from the United States as American authorities have raised concerns the service could be a tool for Chinese intelligence.

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U.S. Tech Giants Too Powerful, Says Antitrust Panel Head

Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook are too powerful and will likely emerge from the coronavirus pandemic even stronger, the head of a U.S. congressional antitrust committee said Wednesday.

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Tech Titans to Defend American Success Stories

Leaders of the world's four most powerful companies will defend the Internet giants, painting them as US success stories in a fiercely competitive world during a major antitrust hearing Wednesday.

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