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China-Based TikTok App Suspected of Censoring Hong Kong Protest Videos

TikTok, a mobile app developed in China for sharing short videos, offers an avenue through which the Chinese Communist Party can push propaganda to audiences in America and the broader West. The app is suspected of censoring videos from the ongoing Hong Kong protests based on a complete lack of protests videos when compared to other social media platforms.

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on June 4, 2019 shows the Chinese flag behind razor wire at a housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region. - A recurrence of the Urumqi riots which left nearly 200 people dead a decade ago is hard to imagine …

NC State: Electric Scooters Are Not Climate-Friendly After All

According to researchers at North Carolina State University, electric scooters such as Bird and Lime scooters are not as eco-friendly as previously believed. According to researchers, only 34 percent of scooter users would have otherwise used a car, while the majority would have used environment-friendly bicycles or public transportation.

Electric Scooters from Lime, rentable via the Uber app

Silicon Valley High School Bans Students from Using Smartphones

Students at San Mateo High School — in the heart of Silicon Valley — must now lock up their phones at the start of every school day this year. The school is using a device, developed by a start-up company specifically for locking up phones so that students can be more engaged with their surroundings rather than with their phones.

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Robert Epstein: ‘Google’s Leaders Have Been Perjuring Themselves Before Congress’

Project Veritas’s latest exposé gave “smoking gun proof” that Google’s executives, including CEO Sundar Pichai, “have been lying under oath” and “perjuring themselves before Congress,” said Dr. Robert Epstein, senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, in a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.

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