TikTok threatens legal action in response to Trump’s executive order banning the app

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Popular short video app TikTok said in a Friday statement that it will consider legal action to challenge President Donald Trump’s Thursday executive order restricting TikTok’s U.S. operations over national security concerns. The […]

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Lebanese forces fired tear gas at protesters who set fires and vandalized stores in anger over Beirut’s deadly explosion and the government mismanagement that caused it

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas on dozens of protesters Thursday night. They were demonstrating against the government’s ineptitude after a deadly explosion killed more than 100 people and injured 5,000 more on Tuesday. Authorities say the blast was started after a fire ignited a stockpile of ammonium nitrate stored at a port. Officials reportedly […]

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THE SUBSCRIPTION PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM: Consumers’ rising interest in subscriptions is driving merchants to offer these services — here’s what solutions providers need to know to capitalize on the opportunity

This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Subscription Payments Ecosystem premium research report. Purchase this report here. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more e-commerce and payments coverage with our Payments & Commerce Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing retail news and analysis to your inbox. More and more merchants are introducing subscription services […]

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TikTok threatens to sue the Trump administration over the executive order barring US firms from doing business with its parent

TikTok has threatened to sue the Trump administration over Thursday’s executive order that bans US citizens and companies from doing business with its Chinese parent company ByteDance. TikTok responded to the order on Friday, saying it was issued “without any due process.” The executive order prohibits US individuals and companies from making “any transactions” with […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Trump issued two executive orders aimed at Chinese-owned apps, barring US companies from doing business with TikTok parent company ByteDance and messaging app WeChat. The order, which is set to […]

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Podcast: Eat Out to Beat Doubt

The New Statesman Podcast with Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea. On today’s New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the appetite for the government’s Eat Out to Help Out policy. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your question on the Scottish school grades debacle. Send us your questions […]

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