A Canadian prosecutor says by requesting the inclusion of additional evidence the defense team for a Chinese executive wanted in the U.S. is coming close to turning an extradition hearing into a trial
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TikTok Debuts New in-App 2020 Elections Guide. According to The Verge, the guide will be available to U.S. users starting Tuesday. It can be found via TikTok's Discover page or landing pages for election-related content. Using BallotReady, it will provide users information about federal, state and local canditates. We’re partnering with TikTok for their elections guide because younger voters often do not realize everything that will appear on their ballot, .., Alex Niemczewski, CEO of BallotReady, via The Verge. ... and we believe that TikTok can help them vote their entire ballot, Alex Niemczewski, CEO of BallotReady, via The Verge. Our elections guide is built with user privacy in mind, .., Michael Beckerman, TikTok vice president and head of US public policy, via blog post. ... so a user must visit the website for a state or a non-profit for anything that involves sharing their information, including registering to vote, Michael Beckerman, TikTok vice president and head of US public policy, via blog post. Interactions with this guide in our app have no bearing on future TikTok experiences, such as recommendations or ads, Michael Beckerman, TikTok vice president and head of US public policy, via blog post. TikTok has previously made other attempts to protect the platform from misinformation, . including banning deepfakes and implementing more content moderation policies
Google Maps to Roll out Feature Indicating COVID-19 Infection Rates in Local Areas. The new update will make users aware of how the virus is progressing in different locations so they can plan ahead before traveling. There will be the option to add a layer called "COVID-19 info," which shows the amount of new cases per 100,000 people. . It will detail the areas where infections are rising or declining via a color-coded system. Google has used "multiple authoritative sources," including 'The New York Times,' . to source the relevant data, which is available for the 220 countries supported on the app
With the coronavirus having thrown a halt to the production of most dramas and comedies, television ratings for the first week of the fall season were way down compared to last year
Judge Allows US TikTok Downloads to Continue for Now. On Sunday, U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols gave the China-based app more time to sort out its issues with the Trump administration. The order allows American app stores to continue offering TikTok downloads. TikTok released a statement, saying it "will continue defending our rights for the benefit of our community and employees.". At the same time, we will also maintain our ongoing dialogue with the government to turn our proposal, which the president gave his preliminary approval to last weekend, into an agreement, TikTok, via statement. Judge Nichols did not provide a ruling on a second ban that would prohibit U.S. companies from working with TikTok
President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation should he win a second term and not be able to raise the money: foreclosing on the leader of the free world
Sega Is Reportedly Developing a Live-Action 'Yakuza' Movie. According to 'Variety,' the video game company has teamed up with 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content to bring their hit game series to the big screen. Although no script writers have been linked to the movie, Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande and Joshua Long will serve as the film's producers. While details surrounding the film's narrative are currently unknown, 'Variety' and 1212 Entertainment have hinted that it will follow the adventures of the franchise protagonist, Kazuma Kiryu. 'Yakuza' offers us a new playground in which to set compelling stories with complex characters in a unique environment that audiences have rarely seen before, 1212 Entertainment, via statement to 'Variety'. The saga of Kazuma Kiryu has a built-in cinematic appeal - a mix of kinetic action with bursts of comedy, multiple converging storylines, and a gripping journey towards redemption, 1212 Entertainment, via statement to 'Variety'
Texas officials say water samples taken earlier this year from a Houston-area community didn't raise any concerns before the detection of a deadly, microscopic parasite
Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Teases Future Games From Bethesda. The gaming studio was acquired by Microsoft as part of its $7.5 billion ZeniMax buyout. . Spencer says he knows what the studio is working on next, . and he promised an "incredibly exciting time" ahead. I have the benefit of knowing the future roadmap and having some insight into the things that have been both announced and unannounced that the teams are working on, Phil Spencer, on Major Nelson's podcast. It's an incredibly exciting time for the work that Bethesda's studios are doing, as they continue with the craft of creating games... , Phil Spencer, on Major Nelson's podcast. ... and also thinking about how our medium of gaming continues to evolve and their role in that, Phil Spencer, on Major Nelson's podcast
California’s attorney general is suing the Trump administration in an effort to crack down on “ghost guns” that can be built from parts and make it difficult to track or regulate owners
Facebook Has Closed Over 150 Fake Chinese Accounts. The social networking site has infiltrated accounts linked to a Chinese network interfering with politics. . The unnamed network had amassed 130,000 followers. . It was violating Facebook’s rule of Government Interference. The content on the now-closed Facebook accounts was believed to be U.S. political propaganda. . Facebook linked a group of individuals based in Fujian, China.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid nearly $288,000 in federal income taxes last year, according to returns he released just hours before his debate with President Donald Trump