Report says Zuckerberg warned about TikTok, Audible's cheaper plan
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Report says Zuckerberg warned about TikTok, Audible's cheaper plan

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This is CNET and hear the stories that matter right now. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly warned lawmakers and other officials about the rise of popular video app Tiktok during trips to Washington DC last year. At a private dinner at the White House in October, the tech executive apparently tried to convince the president that the threat Chinese internet companies pose to American business. Should be a bigger concern than reining in Facebook, according to a report Sunday from the Wall Street Journal Speaking of which Tick Tock is suing the current administration for an executive order that would effectively ban the short form video app in the US on September 20. The lawsuit was filed Monday in the US District Court for the Central District of California. Tic Tock said the August 6 executive order issued by the president didn't follow due process or provide evidence that tic toc was an actual threat. The order also failed to justify quote its punitive actions the company said in a blog post. And finally audible the Amazon owned online audiobook and podcast platform. Gave users on a budget a bit more wiggle room with its new subscription tier, audible plus. The new $8, a month plan will include access to more than 11,000 titles, including audible originals, audiobooks, and podcasts. Audibles existing entry level subscription plan will also get a new name audible premium plus. It's $15 a month price, will stay the same. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET. [MUSIC]

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