Canada bans TikTok on government-issued devices

(NEW YORK) -- Canada banned TikTok on government-issued mobile devices on Monday over data security concerns, following a similar ban from the European Union last week."The Government of Canada is committed to keeping government information secure," Mona Fortier, the president of Canada's treasury board,... Read More.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bans TikTok on state devices

(AUSTIN) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed state agencies on Wednesday to ban the use of social media platform TikTok on government-issued devices over concerns about how the China-owned app handles data on American infrastructure and other sensitive information."TikTok harvests vast amounts of data... Read More.

Amazon begins layoffs of workers on devices team

(NEW YORK) -- Amazon began layoffs on Wednesday of workers on its devices team, which focuses on products like its voice-operated Alexa, Dave Limp, senior vice president of devices and services, said in a memo.The move adds the company to a list of major... Read More.