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The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps

The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps

The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps The Alternate Reality of Fringe Apps This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. After last week’s mob at the Capitol, Facebook, Twitter and Reddit shut down accounts where people spread false narratives of voter fraud or plotted the attack. Some of the discussions …

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Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Alipay, the payment platform owned by Ant Group, and WeChat Pay, which is owned by Tencent. The move, two weeks before the end of Mr. Trump’s …

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Trump Executive Order Apps

Trump widens US ban on Chinese apps as his term nears end Donald Trump WeChat Pay AliPay executive order Chinese Trump widens US ban on Chinese apps as his term nears end Donald Trump WeChat Pay AliPay executive order Chinese The order, however, goes into effect in 45 days, nearly a month after Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the …

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Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Alipay, the payment platform owned by Ant Group, and WeChat Pay, which is owned by Tencent. The move, two weeks before the end of Mr. Trump’s …

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Winter Exercise Guides and Apps

Winter Exercise Guides and Apps

Winter Exercise Guides and Apps Winter Exercise Guides and Apps It’s a hibernation season like no other: It’s colder and darker, and you’re still inside. Which makes it all the more important (and all the harder) to keep yourself moving. As 2021 begins, here are some ideas to get you out of the house, or at least off the couch …

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Google’s Apps Crash in Worldwide Outage

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

Google’s Apps Crash in Worldwide Outage Google’s Apps Crash in Worldwide Outage Google suffered a major outage on Monday when many of its platforms went offline worldwide. The tech giant’s popular apps — including Calendar, Gmail, Hangouts, Maps, Meet, Stadia and YouTube — crashed, halting work across the globe and sending angry users to Twitter to vent about the loss …

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Give Virus Alert Apps a Shot

Give Virus Alert Apps a Shot

Give Virus Alert Apps a Shot Give Virus Alert Apps a Shot This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Some state health authorities are giving Americans the option to get notified on their smartphones if they spent time near someone who later test positive for the coronavirus. This technology …

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Coronavirus Apps Show Promise but Prove a Tough Sell

Coronavirus Apps Show Promise but Prove a Tough Sell

Coronavirus Apps Show Promise but Prove a Tough Sell Coronavirus Apps Show Promise but Prove a Tough Sell In states that have their own apps, without the benefit of push notifications, the numbers are far lower: about 5 percent in New York, less than 3 percent in Alabama and about 1 percent in Wyoming. Virginia has had the most success, …

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Imagine a World Without Apps

Imagine a World Without Apps

Imagine a World Without Apps Imagine a World Without Apps This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Allow me to ask a wild question: What if we played games, shopped, watched Netflix and read news on our smartphones — without using apps? Our smartphones, like our computers, would instead …

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We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance

We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance

We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance We Should Be Able to Use Apps Without Fear of Government Surveillance Wave hello to our On Tech editor, Hanna Ingber, who picked a few faves. Some of the hammer poems were submitted by professional writers. Thank you for all of them. — Sadjectives The Cold Cheeseburger of …

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