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August 24, 2020, 1:00 PM

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New York Times:
TikTok sues the Trump administration in federal court, arguing Trump's EO deprived it of due process  —  The suit escalates a bitter back-and-forth between the popular video app and American officials.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — TikTok sued the U.S. government on Monday, accusing the Trump administration …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Mark Zuckerberg stoked concerns about Chinese internet companies and TikTok in meetings with officials and several senators in Washington, DC last fall  —  Social-media tycoon emphasized threat from Chinese internet companies as he worked to fend off U.S. regulation of Facebook
John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal:
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Zoom says it has now fixed the issues that caused major service outages across the UK and parts of the US  —  Zoom users around the world are currently unable to join meetings and video webinars using the Zoom web client and the desktop app just as students going back to school today …
Reuters:
Sources: Foxconn, Pegatron, and others are considering shifting production to Mexico, as US-China tensions rise, with potential plans to make iPhones  —  HONG KONG/TAIPEI/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico …
Hyunjoo Jin / Reuters:
South Korea's antitrust watchdog says Apple Korea has offered to spend $84M on supporting small businesses, consumers, and others, to address antitrust concerns  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - Apple Inc.'s (AAPL.O) South Korean unit has proposed measures to address antitrust concerns and offered …
Sidney Fussell / Wired:
US law enforcement agencies are getting more savvy about using information collected by smart speakers and other devices as part of criminal investigations  —  Requests are rising from law enforcement for information on the devices, which can include internet queries, food orders, and overheard conversations.
Sophia Kunthara / Crunchbase News:
SEC filing: Sumo Logic, a cloud management software startup, has filed for a $100M IPO and had revenue of $155M for the year ending Jan. 31, 2020, up 50% YoY  —  Sumo Logic, a cloud management software startup, has filed for a $100 million initial public offering, according to new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents.

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