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Taiwan pledges deeper U.S. ties as Chinese jets harry island
TAIPEI, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen pledged deeper ties with the United States at a dinner for a visiting senior State Department official, on the same day China sent 18 fighter jets to harry the island to express its anger at the trip.
U.S. judge sets new hearing on request to block Commerce Department WeChat order
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge in California said she plans to hold a new hearing Saturday on a request by WeChat users to temporarily block the Commerce Department order issued prohibiting U.S. app stores from offering Tencent Holding's <0700.HK> WeChat for download starting late Sunday.
Biden says he sees TikTok as a 'matter of genuine concern'
HERMANTOWN, Minn., Sept 18 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Friday he sees Chinese-owned TikTok as a "matter of genuine concern" and promised to review security risks surrounding the video-sharing app if elected.
Unity Software soars in blockbuster NYSE debut
(Reuters) - Shares of Unity Software Inc soared in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, giving the gaming platform a market value of around $18 billion and signaling sustained demand for new stocks.
'Nasdaq whale' closes more large options trades
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A large options player which some market watchers call the "Nasdaq whale" unwound bets on several technology-related companies on Friday after the sector's recent sell-off.
Trump says he sees no reason to delay TikTok decision
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was no need to delay a decision on a proposed deal for popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok, adding he would be looking at it shortly.
REFILE-U.S. LGBT+ TikTok users fear losing 'safe space' as Trump bans downloads
LONDON, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. LGBT+ TikTok users said on Friday they feared losing a popular community platform and valued "safe space," after the Trump administration announced it would stop Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned video-sharing app.
Wall Street posts third week of declines as tech slide drags on
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Friday as technology shares sold off for a third day in a row, while all three major U.S. indexes posted a third straight week of declines.
UPDATE 1-Q & A-What's the real impact of Trump's action against TikTok?
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The Trump administration will ban video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading or updating the Chinese-owned platform over concerns it poses a national security threat.
UPDATE 1-Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee, dismisses defamation counterclaim
Sept 18 (Reuters) - A federal judge narrowed Tesla Inc's lawsuit against a former employee it accused of hacking into its computers and leaking proprietary data to a reporter. The judge also dismissed a defamation counterclaim by the former employee.
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