The Trump Administration will take action against Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in the U.S. within weeks, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters, according to Reuters. His statement is the clearest indication of how imminently the White House could move against the hugely popular short-video app, which is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance. TikTok had become one of the...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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