Jul.07 — ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok says it will stop operating in Hong Kong, becoming the first internet service to withdraw after Beijing enacted sweeping new security powers. TikTok still operates a version of its app in China. The U.S. is also considering a ban on the short video app. Bloomberg’s Shelly Banjo reports on “Bloomberg … Read more TikTok to Stop Operating In Hong Kong
Jul.07 — Jonathan Greenblatt, chief executive officer at the Anti-Defamation League, discusses a meeting he and other civil rights advocates had with Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. They talked about ways to regulate hate speech on the social netowork platform. He speaks on “Bloomberg Technology.”
Airline captain Fatima Shifa examines scenes depicting airplanes from movies and television. Why do the pilot and copilot repeat what each other are saying in ‘Sully’? Does weight really affect an empty aircraft like in the Tom Cruise film ‘American Made’? Do pilots lie to passengers when they say they’ll only have to wait, “another … Read more Airline Pilot Breaks Down Airplane Flying Scenes From Film & TV | WIRED
Jul.07 — Some companies are keeping a very close eye on employees working at home during the current global health crisis. Employees at Axos Financial were told their keystrokes were being captured and screen shots were being taken about every 10 minutes. And it’s all legal, as long as businesses tell employees what they’re doing.
Jul.07 — Tesla’s market value surged over the past week, eclipsing its traditional rivals in that week. The electric car maker added the combined value of General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler, growing by an average of $14 billion a day. Bloomberg’s Joe Easton reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
Jul.06 — Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to buy Postmates Inc. for $2.65 billion to expand in food delivery after the coronavirus pandemic cratered demand for ride-hailing, its main business, and an earlier attempt to acquire Grubhub foundered. Scott Kessler of Third Bridge appears on “Bloomberg Technology.”