District Judge Carl Nichols has issued a temporary injunction at the request of TikTok.
28 Sep 2020 5:14 PM
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
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
The order would “combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data,
18 Sep 2020 6:27 PM
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
The bid would be handled by a government panel that reviews foreign transactions for national security concerns.
15 Sep 2020 5:32 PM
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
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
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’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
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
'At this time, the order takes action to address one mobile application in particular, TikTok,' he said.
07 Aug 2020 8:40 AM
Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.
06 Aug 2020 8:19 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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