Tag: Donald Trump

App Review, Applications

Trump’s Truth Social Still Off to a Bumpy Start: Everything You Need to Know

April 4, 2022


When former US President Donald Trump launched a new social media platform in February, the app had a buggy rollout but still topped Apple’s charts for free apps during the week of its release. Some people who downloaded the app […]

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Why TikTok may not survive being sold

August 28, 2020

Via: The Verge

TikTok is in trouble. Over the course of less than a day, the company lost its CEO and gained a surprising new suitor. The breakout social app could be within days of making a deal to sell itself to an […]

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US-China trade deal to be signed today would end iPhone tariff threat

January 15, 2020

Via: 9to5Mac

US president Donald Trump and Chinese vice premier Liu He are due to sign a US-China trade deal later this morning that formally eliminates the threat of tariffs being applied to iPhones imported into the US. The planned 15% tariffs, […]

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Trump crowed about Apple making the Mac Pro in the US but still slapped a 25% China tariff on some parts

October 1, 2019

Via: Business Insider

President Trump appears to be thrilled about Apple’s declaration that it will build the Mac Pro in the US and not China, but that hasn’t stopped his administration slapping the Cupertino firm with tariffs on some components. Apple announced last […]

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Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant

July 23, 2019

Via: Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Monday met with executives of seven top US tech companies to discuss “a range of economic issues,” including national security restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Trump sat down with leaders from Google, Cisco, […]

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Commerce Department still considers Huawei blacklisted despite Trump’s deal

July 3, 2019


The Commerce Department is apparently still treating Huawei as blacklisted despite President Donald Trump saying he’d ease limitations on companies selling equipment to the Chinese telecom. A senior official emailed enforcement staff on Monday to assert that the company remains […]

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Tim Cook met with Trump to discuss China, investment, immigration & privacy

June 14, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Donald Trump yesterday to discuss trade, US investment, immigration and privacy. The meeting was initially revealed by the president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, and confirmed by a White House spokesperson … Few details are available […]

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Trump may sign an order that effectively bans Huawei in the U.S.

May 15, 2019

Via: Mashable

The U.S. government is already prohibited from using Huawei’s telecommunications equipment. Soon, the same might be true for U.S. companies. According to a Reuters report Wednesday, president Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would bar U.S. […]

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Trump vows not to nationalise 5G as FCC makes funding and spectrum available

April 15, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The US has reiterated its desire to be the global leader in the development deployment 5G networks with the announcement of a new spectrum auction, public funding, and government assurances. President Donald Trump has considered nationalising the country’s 5G infrastructure […]

Networking, Tech

Donald Trump Demands ‘6G’ Rollout ‘As Soon as Possible’

February 22, 2019

Via: Geek

Donald Trump is not a patient man. The president this week urged wireless carriers to deploy 5G and 6G networks “as soon as possible.” Except, those technologies don’t actually exist yet. Yes, Verizon and AT&T launched preliminary 5G services late […]