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Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong

Riot police detain a protester during a demonstration in the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood of Hong Kong on Aug. 11. (Issei Kato/Reuters) August 19 at 6:25 PM Twitter and Facebook said Monday they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hong Kong protests, marking the […]

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Huawei announces its first operating system, HarmonyOS

Enlarge Ever since the Trump administration’s export ban on Huawei threatened the company’s Android phones, Huawei has been making claims that it didn’t really need Android and could start its own operating system if it needed to. Today, Huawei’s saber-rattling reached a new volume with the announcement of “HarmonyOS,” Huawei’s very own, home-grown operating system. […]

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‘The Lion King’ smashed July opening records with $185 million in first weekend

Disney“The Lion King.”Disney Disney’s “The Lion King” has a record-breaking opening with $ 185 million at the domestic box office. That passes 2011’s “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” to become the biggest July opening ever. It’s the latest example of Disney’s box office dominance as Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” surpassed “Avatar” to become […]


Evil shapeshifters stalk by night in first trailer for AMC’s The Terror: Infamy

AMC’s The Terror: Infamy is set in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II. Shape-shifting spirits terrorize a Southern California community of Japanese Americans in the first trailer for The Terror: Infamy, the second season of AMC’s horror anthology series. And the hauntings are likely related to horrifying events in the Japanese internment camps […]