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Oracle to partner with Bytedance, parent of TikTok

The continued drama over TikTok has seen first Microsoft, then Twitter, then Oracle, then Walmart and Microsoft, then Triller all vying for one of the world’s most popular social apps. With the 45-day deadline closing, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Bytedance has selected a suitor.

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Twitter may have entered the ring in a deal to acquire TikTok

With the drama over TikTok has reaching new heights, another contender may have entered the ring with Microsoft. With the 45-day deadline closing where U.S. companies will no longer be able to do transactions with not only Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok, the pressure is certainly on. There are many angles to this story, […]

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Microsoft may acquire entire TikTok business from ByteDance

The drama over TikTok has reached a new and important milestone. The President of the United States has set a 45 day deadline where U.S. companies will no longer be able to do transactions with not only Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok but Tencent as well. There are many angles to this story, each […]

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A double win for new Hey email app

Today at Apple’s WWDC event, the company detailed a huge number of improvements and new features coming to iOS 14. Over the last week, Apple was facing massive pressure from users over the rejection of Basecamps updates for the Hey email app. Today Apple announced to things that are big wins for users and Basecamp […]

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Joe Rogan endorses the Privacy-Focused Brave web browser

Brave is known for its popular and private Browser that literally pays you to see ads and protects your privacy by default. In May Brave reported that it has more than 15 million monthly active users, which amounts to a 50% gain since launching in November of last year. Brave also reported that it had […]

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Brave browser to get extension support on Android

Brave is known for its popular and private Browser that literally pays you to see ads. Brave’s browser on Android may be getting extension support. On Reddit, a Brave Android browser team member revealed the browser might get extension support this year. Below is a prototype video in the twitter post. “We would like to […]

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Brave Together | Private and Unlimited Video Calling

Brave is known for its popular and private Browser that literally pays you to see ads. Today Brave announced “Brave Together” via twitter. Brave Together is a new private and unlimited video calling service built on open source technology Jitsi. Brave’s nightly browser currently has the Brave Together” widget where you have quick access to […]

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This is why you need Brave | Reauthorization of warrantless browser data collection

The U.S. Senate has voted to reauthorize the USA Freedom Act, which is the continuation of what was once the Patriot Act, binging it ever closer to reauthorization. The Patriot Act was signed into law following the events of September 11th 2001 and this reauthorization of the USA Freedom Act is in part a clawing […]

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Goodbye Wunderlist, hello Superlist

If you are a productive person chances are you use lists of some sort to track tasks. If you are highly productive, then you are probably using a To Do list App. One of the most popular To Do lists in recent years is Wunderlist. Wunder list was acquired 5 years ago, like most small […]

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Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain, in the Vudu acquisition

Comcast recently acquired a competitor in the ad-supported streaming market Xumo hot on the news that they were reportedly in advanced talks with Walmart to acquire Vudu, according to The Wall Street Journal. We reported on this subject in February, excerpt provide below: “Vudu’s ad-supported service would serve as a complement to Peacock,” which is […]