Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said in an interview Wednesday that a ban of TikTok, as some U.S. lawmakers have proposed, would benefit his company, which operates the photo-messaging app Snap. Spiegel was answering questions from journalist Kara Swisher at a Snap developer’s conference in Santa Monica, Calif. Wednesday. In answer to Swisher’s question about a potential TikTok ban, Spiegel said “we’d...
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Congress appears poised to shrink a key obstacle to the creation of a competitive U.S. electric vehicle battery industry—the agonizing, often yearslong wait to obtain permits to mine for battery metals such as lithium and nickel. On Wednesday night, the House approved small but important changes to the permitting process as part of a bill to lift the federal debt ceiling. Now the Senate takes...
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