A Looming TikTok Ban, a Royal Photoshop Thriller and Your Snitching Automotive

This week, the U.S. Home of Representatives handed a invoice that may ban TikTok if its Chinese language-owned guardian firm, ByteDance, doesn’t promote it off. We discuss why, what occurs subsequent, and the way possible it’s that the app might be banned. Then, how a photoshopped picture of Kate Middleton undermines belief in pictures. And at last, a brand new report reveals how your automobile could also be monitoring you with out your data — and the way that may elevate your insurance coverage invoice.

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