Meanwhile, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey seems to be hooked on his own product. The social media baron tweeted during the middle of his testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai also testified.
Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief CARES act. Forbes’ Sarah Hansen gives an overview of the Covid-19 recession, including the millions of unemployed and the trillions spent to stimulate the economy.
Facebook has accused Chinese hackers of using their network to target Uyghur activists. In contrast to the large scale misinformation campaigns being examined by Congress, the alleged Chinese- program was narrowly focused; hackers pretending to be Uyghurs or sympathetic journalists used Facebook to befriend activists before infiltrating their devices with spyware.
China is likely to begin regulating e-cigarettes like other tobacco products. The potential new regulations, released by two state agencies, dealt a $2.4 billion blow to Chinese billionaire Kate Wang, founder of e-cigarette maker RLX Technology. The move could slow RLX’s entry into foreign markets.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markell have hired film producer Ben Browning as head of content for their media ventures, Archewell Studios and Archewell Audio. Browning, who worked on The Big Sick, Arrival, Room and, most recently, Promising Young Woman, brings industry experience and connections to the fledgling effort from the ex-royal couple.