Congress subpoenas tech giants over Jan. 6 riot, and watch out for Wordle wannabes
Congress subpoenas tech giants over Jan. 6 riot, and watch out for Wordle wannabes
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Congress subpoenas tech giants over Jan. 6 riot, and watch out for Wordle wannabes

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Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, the house committee investigating the January 6th, 2021 Capitol hill riot is seeking more information from a handful of tech giants about that deadly day. The committee has subpoenaed Twitter, read it, and the parent companies of Facebook and Google last summer, the committee asked 15 to tech platforms for records regarding the spread of misinformation and efforts to overturn the 2020 election. They're also looking into what preventative steps the [00:00:30] social networks took to prevent themselves from becoming hotbeds of radicalization. This week, the Supreme court blocked president Biden's COVID 19 vaccine or test mandate for BI businesses. With more than 100 employees, if enacted the rule, would've covered nearly 84 million workers. However, outside of federal rules, many states and cities have already approved their own vaccine mandates. Speaker 1: And finally apple confirmed. It has removed several clones of the popular [00:01:00] word game word from it store the game is limited to one puzzle per day and is played for free online. Since it does not have an official app, but copycat versions began populated in the app store ranging in price from $1 up to a $30 subscription, all hoping to turn a profit soon after the original exploded in popularity, but beware a search for Wordle the app store still returns games with the same or similar names state to date with the latest by [00:01:30] visiting CNET.

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