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Twitch is aiming to build an esports league specifically for Historically Black Colleges and Universities


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Streaming giant Twitch is partnering with Cxmmunity -- an Atlanta-based non-profit focused on increasing minority participation in esports and the gaming industry -- to offer the first-ever esports leagues geared specifically for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

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Trump says TikTok sale can go through but only if the US gets a cut


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After days of whiplash over the future of TikTok, President Donald Trump said he would allow an American company to acquire the short-form video app — with a catch.

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Why Microsoft wants to buy TikTok


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TikTok is scrambling to keep its American presence alive, and Microsoft has emerged as a potential, albeit unlikely, savior.

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One of America's most storied brands is no more


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Sprint is a storied American brand, one that could cease to exist if its $26 billion merger with T-Mobile is approved. If the merger goes through, it would mark the end of several bruising decades for Sprint. However, even if the deal fails, the future of Sprint will still be up in the air.

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NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts splash down after historic mission


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SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft — carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley — landed safely on Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Microsoft says it is still talking with Trump about buying TikTok from its Chinese owner


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Microsoft says it is still discussing a potential purchase of TikTok, days after President Donald Trump said he would ban the popular short-form video app from operating in the United States.

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NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts begin 19-hour journey home on historic Crew Dragon mission


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NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley bid farewell to the International Space Station and departed aboard their SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, beginning a 19-hour journey home that will mark the final stretch of an historic two-month mission.

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'Death Stranding,' once a PlayStation 4 exclusive game, arrives on PC with bigger and better visuals


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"Death Stranding," is a blockbuster video game that was a PlayStation 4 exclusive until just recently. Sony and Kojima Productions have allowed the game to come to PCs in July.

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Trump's TikTok ban could make Big Tech even more dominant


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On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pushed back against claims that his company is too dominant by name dropping a list of his competitors. Almost all of the ones he cited were other Big Tech companies whose CEOs were appearing virtually beside him at that very moment in a high-profile antitrust hearing.

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How TikTok users are reacting to Trump's possible US ban


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Late Friday night, a social platform best known for coordinated dance routines and funny videos turned somber. TikTok users across the US began livestreaming and posting videos in tribute to what they feared was the end of TikTok, the short-form video app they've come to love and depend on.

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CNN's John Zarrella reports the Everglades' problem with python invaders may be worse than imagined.

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Trump says he will ban TikTok


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President Donald Trump said Friday night that he will ban the popular short-form video app TikTok from operating in the United States, rejecting a potential deal for Microsoft to buy the app from its Chinese-owned parent company.

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Taiwan could become the next flashpoint in the global tech war


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The world is becoming increasingly dependent on a Taiwanese company for the most advanced semiconductors, after a stumble by rival Intel. But TSMC is trying to pull-off a high-wire act by keeping both China and the United States happy at a time of rapidly escalating geopolitical tensions.

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Three people charged in Twitter hack that hit Biden and Obama


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Three people were charged on Friday for their alleged involvement in a massive Twitter hack earlier this month that took over the accounts of prominent users like Joe Biden, Barack Obama and Elon Musk and used them to promote a bitcoin scam.

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David Duke has been banned from Twitter


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Twitter permanently banned the account of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke on Thursday night, after multiple violations of the company's hateful conduct policy.

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SpaceX set to bring NASA astronauts home from historic mission (weather permitting)


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NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, the first-ever astronauts to travel into orbit aboard a commercially developed spacecraft, are aiming to return to Earth this weekend — if an incoming hurricane doesn't delay those plans.

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Facebook is launching licensed music videos in threat to YouTube


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Facebook is taking a swing at YouTube by bringing officially licensed music videos to its platform.

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Facebook stock jumps 7% as pandemic helps make its audience even bigger


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The global pandemic is proving to be a boon for Facebook's user numbers -- at least for now.

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Tech titans had their day before Congress. Now what?


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For nearly six hours on Wednesday, House lawmakers peppered the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google with questions about their business practices, in the most anticipated antitrust hearing of its kind since Bill Gates defended Microsoft before Congress in 1998.

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A former KGB spy talks disinformation tactics and the 2020 election


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Feeding incendiary documents to news outlets. Infiltrating activist groups. Sowing division and confusion. It might sound like a recap of Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election, but some of these same tactics were laid bare in a CNN television report on Soviet disinformation efforts back in 1983.

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