LinkedIn profiles indicate that hundreds of ByteDance and TikTok employees used to work for Chinese state media publications, raising concerns that China could use TikTok’s broad cultural influence in the US for its own ends.
A @Forbes investigation: trib.al/fFYsodP
The seventh annual Forbes #Cloud100 list of the world’s top private cloud companies, produced in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures, recognizes standouts in tech’s hottest category. trib.al/IWZNzHW
U.S. Transportation Sec. Buttigieg says airlines must be held accountable for flight chaos. A recent flurry of proposals from the Biden administration and legislators would turn the heat up on airlines to fix the problem or face the consequences. trib.al/zw40iYk
Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday that he had personally approved the decision to seek the search warrant used in the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and was asking to have it unsealed. Donald Trump has until 3 p.m. on Friday to oppose the motion. nyti.ms/3zPZiMJ
Marilyn Monroe lived in many homes during her career. Following her third divorce, Monroe bought a charming Mediterranean-style home in 1962 in Los Angeles’ Brentwood neighborhood for $75,000. The home is listed $6.9 million. trib.al/UxB7MMY
A federal judge ruled Thursday that Robinhood must defend itself in court against a class action lawsuit related to the online brokerage’s January 2021 decision to halt trading in exploding “meme stocks” like AMC and GameStop, according to reports.
Palestinians imprisoned by Israel have long used hunger strikes to demand better living conditions and an end to indefinite detentions. Kayed al-Fasfos, who who went on a 131-day hunger strike last year, shared a personal account of his. nyti.ms/3QlgNLQ