Lucas Nolan

Lucas Nolan

Lucas Nolan is an Irish conservative journalist, regularly writing on topics such as freedom of speech and online censorship. Follow him on Twitter @LucasNolan_

Apple Closes Many Retail Stores Back Down

Tech giant Apple has reclosed 11 of its stores in Southern California, Maryland, Ohio, and Tennessee due to local increases in Wuhan coronavirus infections. This makes a total of 91 American stores that have been closed back down after opening.

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in China

Dr. Robert Epstein: Google Will Shift 10% of Voters to Make Trump a ‘Blip in History’

Dr. Robert Epstein, the senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, joined Breitbart News’ Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on Breitbart News Daily to discuss how Google hopes to shift 10 percent of the voting public away from Trump to fulfill a company executive’s stated goal of making populism nothing more than a “blip in history.”

CEO Sundar Pichai opened the Google I/O 2019 conference where the tech giant unveiled new hardware including a Pixel 3a smartphone that is less expensive than flagship devices

UPDATE: Amazon Claims Email Ordering Employees to Delete TikTok Sent in ‘Error’

Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce giant Amazon has reportedly instructed all employees to delete the Chinese-owned video app TikTok from their cellphones over “security risks,” according to a company email. Employees that do not remove TikTok will lose the ability to access their Amazon email via their smartphone.

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos hired Gavin de Becker & Associates to find out how his intimate text messages and photos made their way into the hands of the National Enquirer scandal sheet

Google Abandons Cloud Service Project in China

Google has reportedly abandoned plans to offer a major new cloud service in China and other politically sensitive countries due to growing geopolitical tensions and the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.

The Google logo is reflected in windows of the company's China head office as the Chinese national flag flies in the wind in Beijing on March 23, 2010 after the US web giant said it would no longer filter results and was redirecting mainland Chinese users to an uncensored site …

Additional eBay Employee Charged in Cyberstalking Terror Campaign

A seventh eBay employee has been charged in an ongoing case alleging that the executives and employees of the company’s security division cyberstalked and terrorized a Massachusetts couple critical of the e-commerce giant in their online newsletter.

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Mike Pompeo: U.S. May Ban TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media Apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated during a Fox News interview with Laura Ingraham that the United States is “looking at” banning TikTok and other Chinese-owned social media apps. After raising how the government has dealt with the threat of Chinese telecom companies like Huawei, Pompeo said, “With respect to Chinese apps on peoples’ cellphones, the United States will get this one right too.”

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about Iran, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Reddit Promises to Fix App that Spies on iPhone Users

The self-proclaimed “front page of the internet,” Reddit, has promised to release a fix for its iOS app which spies on users by copying contents from iPhones’ clipboards. China-owned TikTok was recently caught by Apple using the same technique in its iPhone app.

Steve Huffman CEO of Reddit

Convicts Go Viral with Prison TikTok Posts

According to a recent report, prisoners in the United States are finding success posting to the popular Chinese social media app TikTok detailing their lives inside the U.S. prison system. Prisoners access the app using smartphones smuggled into jail.

An inmate uses a mirror to look outside his cell at the Los Angeles Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles on May 29, 2004. (Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

FCC Declares Huawei, ZTE ‘National Security Threats’

The Federal Communication Commission has officially declared Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE “national security threats,” meaning the companies will no longer have access to federal funds to buy and install their equipment.

Ajit Pai

Facebook to Ban Anti-Government ‘Boogaloo’ Groups

Social media giant Facebook recently announced that it would be removing anti-government “Boogaloo” groups and pages from its platform. Mark Zuckerberg’s platform has already removed 220 such groups on Facebook and 95 Instagram accounts that it says violate its policies against organized violence.

Mark Zuckerberg

Netflix Commits $100 Million to Support Black Communities

Video streaming giant Netflix has reportedly committed $100 million to support black communities in the United States. The company plans to commit 2 percent of its cash holdings to black financial institutions and will also donate to a fund to “support financing to more than 2,500 entrepreneurs, homebuyers and consumers of color.”

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - OCTOBER 09: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings speaks during Netflix Slate Event 2018 at JW Marriot on October 9, 2018 in Bogota, Colombia. (Photo by Daniel Muñoz/Getty Images for NETFLIX)

eBay Critics Targeted by Old School Silicon Valley Intimidation

Recently Breitbart News reported that six eBay employees were named in federal charges for intimidating critics of the company with a cyberbullying terror campaign, now a recent article from the New York Times outlines how many Silicon Valley companies have been using similar intimidation tactics for years.

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