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Temporary relief for TikTok as judge halts Trump’s download ban till November 12

District Judge Carl Nichols has issued a temporary injunction at the request of TikTok.

28 Sep 2020 5:14 PM

Trump’s order banning TikTok could be blocked by judge

Until July 1, when rumours of a ban first began to circulate, TikTok was adding some 424,000 new US users each day.

24 Sep 2020 11:31 PM

Oracle-Walmart deal on shaky ground as Trump vows to block TikTok Deal if Chinese are involved

A day earlier, he said he had given his blessing to Oracle and Walmart to make a deal with ByteDance for TikTok, but the terms were unclear.

21 Sep 2020 8:40 PM

TikTok, WeChat banned in US starting Sunday

The order would “combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data,

18 Sep 2020 6:27 PM

Trump still scrutinising Oracle-TikTok deal, regrets that US won’t get a slice of the pie

Some Republicans raise concerns that ByteDance would maintain access to information on the 100 million TikTok users in the US.

17 Sep 2020 9:00 PM

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US government considers Oracle's bid for TikTok, but China says deal won't go through

The bid would be handled by a government panel that reviews foreign transactions for national security concerns.

15 Sep 2020 5:32 PM

Will TikTok sale go through? China's new export rules on technology may not allow it

China’s commerce ministry published new rules Friday that added “civilian use” to a list of technologies that are restricted for export.

31 Aug 2020 5:11 PM

Trump pushes TikTok to sell its interest in Musical.ly with fresh executive order

The order states that ByteDance must sell its interest in the karaoke video US app Musical.ly that it bought and merged with TikTok.

15 Aug 2020 6:00 PM

Trump's order on TikTok puts 1,500 jobs at risk, staff get ready to sue

As the President's executive order prohibits any transaction by any person with TikTok, its US employees stand to lose their jobs.

14 Aug 2020 11:13 AM

Twitter also in talks to purchase TikTok, says report

Twitter’s bid is a long shot, but it believes it would face less antitrust scrutiny than larger corporations such as Microsoft.

09 Aug 2020 3:51 PM

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Explainer: What does Trump's order mean for TikTok, WeChat in US?

Trump’s order appears to formalise his threat to shut down TikTok unless Microsoft or some other American company buys it by September 15.

07 Aug 2020 1:57 PM

Trump passes executive orders to ban Chinese apps TikTok, WeChat

'At this time, the order takes action to address one mobile application in particular, TikTok,' he said.

07 Aug 2020 8:40 AM

Forcing TikTok to sell its US business could end up killing the open internet

Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.

06 Aug 2020 8:19 PM

ByteDance boss in a predicament over Trump's ultimatum on TikTok

Zhang Yiming has been given just six weeks to find a buyer for the app in the United States or have it banned in its second largest market.

06 Aug 2020 7:05 PM

Donald Trump says US will ban Chinese app TikTok

Reports had said Trump would require US operations of the app be divested from its parent firm ByteDance, but the president announced a ban

01 Aug 2020 10:41 AM

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US content creators of TikTok stand a chance to earn from a fund of USD 200 million

The short video platform also said it plans to add 10,000 US jobs in the next three years, as it battles complaints over its ties to China.

24 Jul 2020 4:52 PM

TikTok may be out but ByteDance’s Resso music app is thriving

As much as 74 per cent of downloads have been in India for the Resso music-streaming app, which dubs itself a social app like TikTok.

20 Jul 2020 9:44 PM

To avoid US ban, TikTok may sever ties with Chinese company ByteDance

A White House advisor says he expects TikTok to operate as an independent company in the US to skirt the proposed ban.

17 Jul 2020 5:31 PM

Government must galvanise India's app ecosystem to pare down Chinese influence

Quick disbursal of the Rs 20,000 crore Startup India corpus to app-based businesses is key, not reliance on large firms to create superapps.

16 Jul 2020 8:05 AM

TikTok's astute exit from Hong Kong will likely keep it going in the US

It is a ‘win-win’ move for TikTok as it does not risk angering China by refusing to share user data, but it can focus on growing in the US.

09 Jul 2020 8:57 PM

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