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China Criticizes Apple for App That Tracks Hong Kong Police

China Criticizes Apple for App That Tracks Hong Kong Police

| By Joe McDonald | Oct 10
Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong when the ruling Communist Party's main newspaper criticized the tech giant Wednesday for a smartphone app that allows activists to report police movements.

Unlike NBA, Apple Bows to Beijing, Removes Hong Kong App

Unlike NBA, Apple Bows to Beijing, Removes Hong Kong App

| By John Leicester and JOe McDonald | Oct 10
For people in Hong Kong angry over tactics used by the police to break up anti-government protests, the HKmap.live app was a handy little tool. For Apple Inc., that proved to be a problem.

Man Convicted of Posting Threats in Florida School Shooting

Man Convicted of Posting Threats in Florida School Shooting

| Oct 9
A California man has been convicted of posting online threats and sending malicious messages to relatives of victims of the 2018 Florida school shooting.

EU Warns Hostile Countries Are 5G Risk, Avoids Naming Names

EU Warns Hostile Countries Are 5G Risk, Avoids Naming Names

| By Kelvin Chan | Oct 9
While steering clear of singling out Chinese tech company Huawei, an EU security risk assessment identified "states or state-backed actors" as the most serious and likely culprits to carry out sophisticated attacks on new 5G networks.

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

| Oct 9
Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos.

Small Businesses Increasingly A Target for Cybercriminals

Small Businesses Increasingly A Target for Cybercriminals

| By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Oct 8
While small and mid-sized businesses are increasingly targets for cybercriminals, companies are struggling to devote enough resources to protect their technology from attack.

Consumer Goods Giant Unilever Vows to Slash Use of Plastic

Consumer Goods Giant Unilever Vows to Slash Use of Plastic

| By Mike Corder | Oct 8
Consumer products giant Unilever, whose brands include Dove soaps and Lipton teas, said Monday it aims to halve its use of non-recycled plastics by 2025.

Mexico City Cabbies Block Traffic to Protest Rideshare Apps

Mexico City Cabbies Block Traffic to Protest Rideshare Apps

| By MarĂ­a Verza | Oct 8
Thousands of medallion taxi drivers parked their pink-and-white cabs to block major Mexico City thoroughfares for hours Monday in protest of ride-hailing apps such as Uber, causing long delays for motorists.

U.S. Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

U.S. Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

| By Eric Tucker | Oct 7
As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university.

Samsung Ends Smartphone Phone Production in China

Samsung Ends Smartphone Phone Production in China

| Oct 6
Samsung Electronics said Friday it has ended the production of smartphones in its last factory in China.

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