Trump backs billionaire supporter Peter Thiel’s calls for Google investigation – CNET

Security Trump backs billionaire supporter Peter Thiel’s calls for Google investigation The investor reportedly questioned if Chinese intelligence infiltrated the tech giant, and the President said his administration “will take a look.” By Dhara Singh, Sean Keane July 17, 2019 3:05 AM PDT Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member, calls for an investigation

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Trump says Facebook’s Libra currency has ‘little standing or dependability’ – CNET

Tech Industry Trump blasts Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, says USA only has ‘one real currency’ The US president does not believe in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency. By Daniel Van Boom July 11, 2019 5:38 PM PDT US President Donald Trump tweeted about Facebook’s Libra, as well as other cryptocurrencies, on Thursday night. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images In June,

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Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony ask Trump to skip tariffs on gaming consoles – CNET

Computers Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony ask Trump to skip tariffs on gaming consoles The companies say tariffs on consoles would undermine “efforts to protect US intellectual property and preserve US high-tech leadership.” By Oscar Gonzalez June 26, 2019 11:27 AM PDT Gamers at the massive E3 video game conference in LA earlier this month. James Martin/CNET

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