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Twitter says portions of source code leaked online

Twitter said parts of its proprietary code were posted online and had been exposed until Friday, when the company had the material removed from the web and filed for a court order to hunt down the source of the leak.

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Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, author of 'Moore's Law' that helped drive computer revolution, dies at 94

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, a pioneer in the semiconductor industry whose "Moore's Law" predicted a steady rise in computing power for decades, died Friday at the age of 94, the company announced.

Interpol confirms arrest of crypto fugitive Do Kwon in Montenegro

Interpol says a man arrested in Montenegro is Kwon Do-hyeong, also known as Do Kwon, the disgraced founder of a collapsed crypto company who is wanted in South Korea and the United States on fraud and other charges.

Utah governor signs bill requiring teens to get parental approval to join social media sites

The governor of Utah signed a controversial bill on Thursday that will require minors to obtain the consent of a guardian before joining social media platforms, marking the most aggressive step yet by state or federal lawmakers to protect kids online.

China may prefer TikTok to be banned than fall into US hands

Two years after an abortive sale, TikTok is, once again, facing the specter of being banned completely in the United States, its biggest market, if its Chinese owners don't sell their stake in the social media platform.

Utah passed a bill requiring minors to get parental consent before joining any social media platform. "There are a lot of negative impacts from social media, and we want to change that," says Utah State Senator Mike McKell. "I wish all parents would step up. It's simply not happening."

Pay $84 a year for Twitter Blue or lose your checkmark beginning April 1, Twitter says

Twitter's free blue "verified" checkmarks for notable users may finally be coming to an end.

TikTok collects a lot of data. But that's not the main reason officials say it's a security risk

After TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified for more than five hours on Thursday before a Congressional committee, one thing was clear: US lawmakers remain convinced that TikTok is an urgent threat to national security.

China says it 'firmly opposes' a potential forced sale of TikTok

China said it would "firmly oppose" any forced sale of TikTok, in its first direct response to demands by the Biden administration that the app's Chinese owners sell their share of the company or face a ban in its most important market.

Apple launches buy now, pay later service

Apple on Tuesday launched an option in its digital wallet allowing customers to pay for online purchases in installments, making it the latest company to embrace the buy now, pay later trend.

Where TikTok users may go if the app gets banned

On the eve of a high-profile TikTok hearing this week, the company shared that it now has more than 150 million US monthly active users. But after the heated, hours-long hearing, filled with lawmakers telling TikTok's CEO the app should be banned, some may now be wondering where all those users will go next if the social network disappears.

Lyft announces new CEO, says co-founders will step aside from management positions

Lyft announced on Monday that Amazon veteran David Risher will join as chief executive next month, and that co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer will step down from their management positions at the ride-hailing company.

Alibaba will split into six units, reshaping Jack Ma's business empire

Alibaba on Tuesday said it plans to split its business into six separate units, in a move that promises to radically reshape the sprawling Chinese e-commerce firm that Jack Ma founded nearly 25 years ago.

TikTok users are making fun of Congress members for their questions to app CEO Shou Chew

TikTok creators have had enough of Congress seemingly not understanding how the internet works.

TikTok is owned by a Chinese company. So why doesn't it exist there?

TikTok is fighting to stay alive in the United States as pressure builds in Washington to ban the app if its Chinese owners don't sell the company.

Jack Ma makes rare public appearance in China

Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Alibaba and once one of China's most prominent entrepreneurs, has made a rare public appearance in the country.

Asian Americans are anxious about hate crimes. TikTok ban rhetoric isn't helping

Ellen Min doesn't go to the grocery store anymore. She avoids bars and going out to eat with her friends; festivals and community events are out, too. This year, she opted not to take her kids to the local St. Patrick's Day parade.

The US government is seeing 'an increasing number' of TikTok-like data security cases

The US government is tracking a growing number of foreign-linked business transactions that pose potential data risks to national security similar to those raised by TikTok, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told lawmakers Thursday.

Elon Musk: Only paid subscribers will get recommended in Twitter 'For You' feed

Less than a day after Elon Musk implied that Twitter users might soon only see tweets from paid subscribers in their default feed, the billionaire was forced to clarify that posts from accounts users follow will still be visible, too.