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Portland bans facial recognition, TikTok may not sell | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler discusses the top tech stories of the day, including Portland’s ban on facial recognition, TikTok may not sell after all, Walmart drone delivery tests, Facebook’s “Campus,” and more.

Lisa Marie Segarra joins the show to talk about the new Xbox Series X and Series S prices and launch dates, as well as Ubisoft’s path forward.

We then head to the box office to take a look at Tenet‘s opening, Dune‘s trailer, Coastal Elites, Sing On!, and The Devil All the Time.

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On this Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler discusses the top tech stories of the day, including TikTok's latest win, Roku’s new product, Prime Day dates, food service robots, and more.
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Nibler is then joined by Javier Botero, co-director of HBO's new documentary Agents of Chaos, which examines Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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TikTok stays in app stores as U.S. judge temporarily blocks ban
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A federal judge in Washington DC has granted TikTok’s motion for a preliminary injunction, thereby preventing President Trump’s TikTok ban from taking effect this evening, at midnight, as originally expected.

Judge Carl J. Nichols made the ruling on the evening of Sunday, September 27, just hours before the popular TikTok app was set to be pulled from app stores operated by Apple and Google.

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Judge blocks attempt by TikTok creators to prevent app’s ban in U.S.

A judge denied an attempt by a group of TikTok creators to temporarily block the pending ban of the video-sharing app on U.S. app stores, which is set to happen within the day.

Douglas Marland, Cosette Rinab, and Alec Chambers said in a temporary restraining order request to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that they earn their living from TikTok, The Verge reported. Marland has 2.7 million subscribers, Rinab has 2.3 million subscribers, and Chambers has 1.8 million subscribers.

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