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Facebook’s Tone-Deaf Attack On Apple

Facebook declared in the newspaper ads that it was “standing up to Apple” and warned that such a change will be the ruin of small businesses. More like the ruin of Facebook. The company is terrified that giving users single-click power to control their own information will force people to realize just how loud is the data-sucking sound coming from Facebook’s app.

Read Here | New York Times

TikTok Is Inane. China’s Imperial Ambition Is Not.

TikTok is not just China’s revenge for the century of humiliation between the Opium Wars and Mao’s revolution. It is the opium — a digital fentanyl, to get our kids stoked for the coming Chinese imperium.

Read Here – BloombergOpinion

India’s Chinese App Ban Seen Jolting ByteDance’s India Plans

An Indian ban on dozens of Chinese apps following a border clash between the two nations has possibly derailed a $1 billion India expansion plan of China’s ByteDance, while also sparking an uproar from users of its popular TikTok video app. TikTok was blocked on Google and Apple app stores in India after New Delhi said it was among the 59 apps which it believed posed a “threat to sovereignty and integrity”.

Read Here – Reuters

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