Fresh steps taken by Twitter, Facebook to contain US election manipulation

Twitter and Facebook on Thursday announced moves to thwart efforts to deceive or divide voters as the US nears a contentious presidential election. Twitter unveiled...

TikTok and WeChat: Key facts on Chinese apps in the eye of the storm

The United States has fired a new salvo in its rivalry with China, ordering sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media apps TikTok and WeChat. Here...

US jobless claims dip in latest week, but government help delayed

New applications for jobless benefits returned to a downward path Thursday after two weeks of increases, hitting a new pandemic low in a surprise...

WHO says ‘vaccine nationalism’ cannot beat virus

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned against “vaccine nationalism,” saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe coronavirus havens if poor nations remained...

China warns US against ‘dangerous moves’ on Taiwan: Xinhua

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe warned his US counterpart in a phone call Thursday to avoid firing up bilateral tensions, a day after Washington...

Facebook, Twitter take shots at Trump’s ‘misinformation’

Facebook and Twitter took aim at US President Donald Trump and his campaign Wednesday over a video post in which he contended that children...

TikTok purchase could be boon or bane for US social media dominance

A tie-up of TikTok with Microsoft could extend American dominance of the online and social media world. But it may have some unintended, negative...

History of discord: The US, Taiwan and China

Why has the announcement by the United States of its highest-level visit to Taiwan for four decades sparked such anger from Beijing? Here is a...

Biden, Trump scramble to replan nomination speeches

The US election plunged deeper into unprecedented territory Wednesday when challenger Joe Biden announced he would accept his nomination virtually and President Donald Trump...

Samsung upgrades folding smartphone in move to rev up sales

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a second-generation folding smartphone along with other new gadgetry aiming to jump-start sales in a market hit hard by the...