Twitter locks out China’s US embassy after ‘baby-making machines’ tweet

Twitter has locked the official account for China’s US embassy, over a tweet it said violated its policy against dehumanization, Bloomberg reports. The tweet, which was originally shared on January 7th, referred to Uighur women as “baby-making machines” prior to government intervention. Twitter removed the tweet and replaced it with a notice saying it’s no longer available. However, Twitter requires account owners to manually delete tweets that violate its rules before unlocking accounts.

Twitter confirmed the account’s locking in a statement given to Bloomberg. “We have taken action on this Tweet for violating our policy against dehumanization,” and

Treasury nominee Yellen is looking to curtail use of cryptocurrency

Enlarge / Janet Yellen, Joe Biden’s nominee to be Secretary of the Treasury, at a December press conference.

Cryptocurrencies could come under renewed regulatory scrutiny over the next four years if Janet Yellen, Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Treasury Department, gets her way. During Yellen’s Tuesday confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) asked Yellen about the use of cryptocurrency by terrorists and other criminals.

“Cryptocurrencies are a particular concern,” Yellen responded. “I think many are used—at least in a transactions sense—mainly for illicit financing.”

She said she wanted to “examine ways in which we

Samsung, Microsoft Attain Cross

Due to the development in laptop technology and the development in digital over the previous years, this has given the recognition for the digital devices. The same expertise may also be used to further keyboard enhancement. Infrared keyboards should assist smartphone users kind and work together with much larger and pleasant keyboard. Android Inc., was the initial developer of Android and it was purchased by Google on August 17 2005. The Open Handset Alliance, which is a consortium of many software, hardware and telecommunication corporations, was then fashioned and the Android working system was distributed on November 5 2007. Since …