South Dakota bans TikTok from government-owned devices

South Dakota bans TikTok from government-owned devices

Kristi Noem, the governor of South Dakota, has signed an executive order prohibiting government employees, agencies and contractors from downloading and using TikTok on state-owned devices. In her office’s announcement, Noem said she issued the order due to growing security concerns that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been using the social media app to … Read more

Jiang Zemin Dead: China’s Former President Was 96

Jiang Zemin Dead: China's Former President Was 96

Jiang Zemin, the former President of China has died. He was 96. News of his death was announced Wednesday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party. It reported that he suffered leukemia and died from multiple organ failure in Shanghai. Jiang was China’s top leader for almost 10 years from March 1993 to March … Read more

The Steam Deck arrives in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan on December 17th

The Steam Deck arrives in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan on December 17th

Valve’s Steam Deck handheld will start shipping to Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan on December 17th. Reservations for the handheld PC-meets-console opened up through Komodo in August, and customers who preordered will start receiving requests to finalize orders starting December 1st. The first Steam Deck units in Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and … Read more

Posh Alexander shows promising signs as St. John’s cruises past LIU

Posh Alexander shows promising signs as St. John’s cruises past LIU

The result was predictable. The game St. John’s played Tuesday night wasn’t about that, however, considering its opponent, LIU, is ranked 350th in the country by KenPom.com and is at the basement level of a major rebuilding process under first-year coach Rod Strickland. No, this easy win was significant because Posh Alexander was back on … Read more

Melanie Griffith shares sweet photo with mother Tippi Hedren, 92

Melanie Griffith shares sweet photo with mother Tippi Hedren, 92

Melanie Griffith expressed her gratitude for her mother Tippi Hedren with a sweet Instagram post after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. On Monday, the 65-year-old actress shared a photo in which she was seen hugging the 92-year-old “Marnie” star as the pair beamed at the camera. “Thankful that my Mom is still here with us,” Griffith captioned the … Read more

OnePlus promises four years of major OS updates for some 2023 phones

OnePlus promises four years of major OS updates for some 2023 phones

OnePlus is joining the ranks of Android vendors committing to longer-term support. The Oppo brand is promising four years of major OxygenOS updates for “selected” phones launching in 2023 and later. They’ll also receive five years of security patches. The company hasn’t named devices, but it won’t be surprising if the company prioritizes higher-end phones … Read more