Microsoft ‘wants to buy ALL of TikTok’ – including US, UK, Europe and India versions of the app

Navarro also stated that the app is a “national security threat” and that the President and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been monitoring the app’s movement of information.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants to keep user data safe, calls it a ‘human right’

Because it is a human right and must be protected, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said at a global forum. At a time when people are more connected with one another and constantly sharing information online, data privacy is emerging as one of the biggest concerns for tech companies. And Microsoft’s Satya Nadella wants new global […]

Trump administration revokes new student visa order

In a separate filing, companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft, along with the US Chamber of Commerce and other IT advocacy groups, asserted that the July 6 ICE directive will disrupt their recruiting plans, making it impossible to bring on board international students that businesses, including the amici, had planned to hire, and disturb the […]

Diversity must not lead to conflict, according to CD Projekt Red studio head (updated)

Talking about the importance of tolerance in the creative process, Badowski discusses how some at the studio believe in a definition of tolerance as “the capacity to respect other people’s needs and opinions which we ourselves do not espouse, and to refrain from combating phenomena which we regard as evil. Others are more in line […]

AT&T looks to have changed its mind about selling its gaming studios

Now, however, it seems AT&T has reconsidered the sale and instead of selling off its gaming concern to help mitigate its debts, instead it is restructuring the organisation. In an email to staff, CEO Jason Kilar told staff Warner Bros. Interactive “remains part of the Studios and Networks groups”.

New WhatsApp feature lets you “mute always” group chats you secretly want to leave

WhatsApp was created in 2009 by computer programmers Brian Acton and Jan Koum – former employees of Yahoo It’s one of the most popular messaging services in the world Koum came up with the name WhatsApp because it sounded like “what’s up” After a number of tweaks the app was released with a messaging component […]

Justice League Snyder Cut: new footage, Black Suit Superman, runtime, and a mini-history of the 2021 HBO Max release

Justice League Snyder Cut release date is “early-to-mid” 2021Unlike the journey to get to this point, the Justice League Snyder Cut release date is nice and straightforward: it’s coming at some point in 2021 to HBO Max, though UK viewers may have to see if Sky holds the rights to show the movie/series as the […]

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area Business Briefs

Hampr allows users to have their laundry picked up, washed, folded and returned local “washrs,” a group of stay-at-home parents, retirees or others who are interested in earning additional income. Customers purchase a $39 annual membership, which includes four special Hampr-branded laundry hampers, in the first year. The hampers are designed to hold one load […]

New Zealand shot Mulan will skip cinema, straight to Disney+, for a price

“In order to meet the needs of consumers during this unpredictable period, we thought it was important to find alternative ways to bring this exceptional family-friendly film to them in a timely manner,” Disney CEO Bob Chapek said on the company’s earnings call.