After months of anticipation, President Biden finally signed the sale of TikTok into law this week. This would force ByteDance to either sell TikTok to another company within a year or have the app banned from US app stores. Is this a wise move to release control of the social app from the Chinese government, or is this government overreach before TikTok has done something wrong? Engadget Senior Editor Carissa Bell joins Cherlin and Devindra to dive into what’s next for TikTok.

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  • US TikTok ban signed into law, what happens now? – 0:57 hours

  • Devindra and Cherlin’s look at whether bad product reviews are hurting tech companies – 20:42

  • QuestOS Meta Opening to Third Party Hardware Developers – 31:39

  • Apple’s ‘Let Loose’ virtual event scheduled for May 5 – 11:48 p.m

  • Leading AI companies promise to keep kids safe (even though the harm is already evident) – 41:48

  • Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses Add Multimodal AI – 43:58

  • X is said to be working on a smart TV app – 47:01

  • Working – 48:02

  • Pop Culture Choices – 56:29

hosts: Cherlyn Lowe and Devindra Hardawar
Guest: Carissa Bell
Producer: Ben Elman
music: Dale North and Terence O’Brien

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