The U.S. on Monday imposed sanctions on a Chinese technology firm that provided software and technical expertise to Venezuela’s government to help them block opposition websites and conduct surveillance against political opponents, Reuters reported. The firm, China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation, will have its U.S. assets frozen, and Americans will be barred from dealing...
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TikTok CEO Expands Purview to Include ByteDance’s New App Lemon8
The Singapore-based CEO of TikTok, Shou Zi Chew, is getting a bigger job. TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, is putting its newer social media app, Lemon8, under Chew’s supervision, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The move appears to reflect ByteDance’s strategy of locating the heads of its global apps outside China, in an effort to defend...
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