Apple and Google will stop X-Mode Social, a data broker that has received scrutiny for working with national security clients, from collecting location data from their mobile devices. The Wall Street Journal reported that the two tech giants notified mobile developers that they have to remove X-Mode’s tracking software from their apps. Apple and Google disclosed the plans to Sen. Ron Wyden,...
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If Steve Martin were to remake his 1984 film “Lonely Guy” this year, he could center it around Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok. It’s a paradox that the executive leading one of the most popular apps in the U.S. is basically on his own as he fights the threat of a ban from both the Biden administration and congressional opponents. The few people who have publicly come out in support of TikTok...
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