Seasons Greetings
    

Flash News: Manhattan DA Hints Office Is Investigating 'Criminal Conduct' of Trump Organization     - | -     After Trump Threat, Microsoft Confirms It's in Talks to Buy TikTok     - | -     Birx Says US Is in a 'New Phase' of Pandemic with Rise in Cases and Deaths     - | -     DHS Put Together 'Intelligence Reports' of Journalists Who Leaked Portland Documents     - | -     Herman Cain Dies of Coronavirus Weeks After Attending Trump's Tulsa Rally     - | -     Obama Compares Trump Administration to '60s Civil Rights Movement in John Lewis Eulogy     - | -     This Is What GOP Feared. Now that Trump Has Governed with Executive Orders, Dems Plan to Do Same      - | -     Man Throwing 'Incendiary Devices' at ICE Detention Center Is Killed in Attack      - | -     Mueller Hearing Pushed Back a Week to Allow More Time for Him to Answer Questions      - | -     Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen of Color to 'Go Back' to 'Crime-Infested' Countries They Came From      - | -     GOP Congressman Invokes 'The Deep State'

Breaking News: Coronavirus Spiking In U.S. Again... Readmore

Business & Technology

US Army To Investigate TikTok After Congressional Warning

viewsViews 247

US Army To Investigate TikTok After Congressional Warning

2019-11-22 06:08:51

The US Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok. The move came after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer raised national security concerns over the app’s handling of user data. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Thursday he ordered the assessment after Schumer's letter to him. Reuters reports TikTok has previously emphasized its independence from China. However, Congress is still concerned about the security of the personal data of U.S. citizens who use the platform. About 60% of TikTok’s 26.5 million monthly active users in the United States are between the ages of 16 and 24. TikTok’s US general manager says the company’s data centers “are located entirely outside of China.”

Post Your Comment




Most Recent News

Manhattan DA Hints Office Is Investigating 'Criminal Conduct' of Trump Organization

3 August, 2020

By Laura Tucker, Staff writer; Image: Donald Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention (Image source: Public domain) The Manhattan district attorney's office amped up the pressure on Donald......More

After Trump Threat, Microsoft Confirms It's in Talks to Buy TikTok

3 August, 2020

By Laura Tucker, Staff writer; Image; Facebook showing TikTok logo (Image source: Public domain) Donald Trump is continuing to put pressure on TikTok. He is now suggesting that he won't ban its use in the United......More

NBA: Enhancements to Sideline Border, Team Benches and Officials’ Whistles Among New Elements For Season Restart

3 August, 2020

  -NBA release posted by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Images: Rookie Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans. (Image Source: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)​ NEW YORK–......More

MORE FOR YOU