Author: Mike Harrison

TikTok has become a go-to app for some young users on the web, especially if they want to search for interesting videos and updated trends. However, the video sharing platform is more than that: it’s slowly competing with Google in search results, and it’s alarming news for social media companies. TikTok becomes a threat to Google (Photo: Solen Feyissa from Unsplash)Should Google be concerned about TikTok? This is why the tech giant is concerned. If we are curious about something, the tendency is to surf in the browser and use Google Search. However, times have changed and that is no…

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Instagram brought a new feature for all creators, influencers and brands that allows them to connect with the right person to contact for their needs or to help with a specific project or venture. It’s the “Creator Marketplace” launched earlier today assuring the world that they are getting the best on the platform. There’s a snag in the Creator Marketplace for now, though, and that’s what Instagram can deliver at the moment. Instagram Creator Marketplace is now available (Photo: Instagram Company) According to the Instagram Business press release, there is a new feature for the platform, and it is with…

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The iPhone sales ban is now in effect in Colombia. Ericsson, a Sweden-based 5G network provider, has sued Apple for infringement of 5G patents. The Cupertino tech company is expected to face a new series of bans in other countries. Apple vs Ericsson: The Origin of the Dispute (Photo: Youssef Sarhan from Unsplash)The sale of iPhone and iPad Pro with 5G technology is now banned throughout Colombia due to a patent infringement issue. According to Patently Apple, the iPhone maker is currently “bound” in a new lawsuit for patent infringement. This means that the sales and import ban on the…

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Twitter and its presidents don’t have it, and they revealed online that legal action would follow if Elon Musk doesn’t go ahead with buying the social media company in his recent deal. Almost everything is in place with the Twitter deal between Musk and the company, but here was a drag as essentials were left unknown to Tesla’s CEO. Bret Taylor: Twitter will sue Elon Musk if deal is cancelled (Photo: Unsplash/Joshua Hoehne) According to a statement from the chairman of Twitter, Bret Taylor, legal action would follow if the deal is canceled or not pursued in the future. Twitter’s…

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More than 40 Vivo offices across India were raided by authorities on Tuesday, July 5. The country’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) launched an investigation against the Chinese smartphone maker over the alleged money laundering incidents in selected branches. India raids Vivo offices again (Photo: MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images)The Indian money laundering agency investigated more than 40 Vivo offices in the latest raid. Last time, authorities from India came after Xiao, another well-known smartphone manufacturer from China who was believed to be making illegal payments abroad. Following this incident, ED was investigating another case at another mobile device company. This time,…

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Microsoft is looking for a new application version for its Outlook, and it would be the “Lite” version that aims to bring faster loading times to the app and provide users with a more robust app. It aims to give those who have cheap or more affordable Android devices a chance to access the app without any hassles and delays. Microsoft Outlook ‘Lite’ version coming to Android (Photo: Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook) Microsoft Outlook is an essential platform with many applications for institutions such as companies and schools who bring their email to their constituents under the application. However, not…

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Tesla is currently facing a new lawsuit filed by its own employees. According to the complainants, the electric vehicle manufacturer abused them because of their race. Tesla Racial Lawsuit (Photo: Tesla Fans Schweiz from Unsplash)Tesla faces another lawsuit related to racial discrimination and sexual harassment. According to The Guardian’s early report, 15 black Tesla employees have accused the company of “racial” abuse in its factories. The plaintiffs who worked or currently work at the EV manufacturing company said they were harassed by several people in the building. As such, the lawsuit, which was filed in California, says Tesla’s executives, staffers…

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Apple brought 5G to the iPhones last 2020, and it came with the iPhone 12 that the public saw and used for their needs to connect to a faster internet connection via cellular data. It used Qualcomm’s 5G modem and it is also an internal component used by some Android smartphones for the 5G connection for the device. It was rumored that Apple was developing its version of the 5G, and its venture failed, so relying on Qualcomm for future iPhone releases. Apple’s 5G battle to keep using Qualcomm’s modem (Photo: Qualcomm) Apple is struggling to bring its 5G to…

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Tesla and the Pacific Gas & Electric Company are working on a new venture to help specific locations get power during outages and outages and to help nearby communities. The Powerwall would send its extra energy stored on the device back to the grid and would help power homes to provide light during emergencies. Tesla, PG&E bring virtual power plants for emergencies (Photo: Tesla)Tesla Powerwall for battery-powered homes Tesla has announced more details about its Virtual Power Plant venture, also known as the Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP), which would bring power to homes even during outages. It partnered with…

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After two former Tesla employees filed a lawsuit alleging the auto company violated U.S. labor rules by allegedly taking massive layoffs, Elon Musk explained on Tuesday, June 21, how many company employees would lose their jobs alone. (Photo: Christian Marquardt – Swimming Pool/Getty Images)GRUENHEIDE, GERMANY – MARCH 22: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the official opening of Tesla’s new electric car factory on March 22, 2022 near Gruenheide, Germany. Tesla’s layoffs As first reported by CNBC, the billionaire said at a Bloomberg event Tuesday that Tesla would cut employment by 10% over the next three months, but also increase the…

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