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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

ByteDance applies for Chinese licence to sell TikTok stake to Oracle

Beijing tightened control over technology exports last month to gain leverage over Washington’s bid to force a sale of TikTok to US owners.

25 Sep 2020 12:03 AM

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

Come together to stop spread of suicide content, TikTok urges Facebook, Google, Snapchat, others

It is proposed that nine social media firms speedily identify violent, graphic content, including suicide, and swiftly notify the others.

22 Sep 2020 7:33 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

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Trump okays ByteDance deal with Walmart, Oracle, TikTok may just escape ban

Oracle will host all US user data and manage security, while Walmart will supply its online sales, order management and payment services.

20 Sep 2020 5:26 PM

Ahead of ban starting Sunday, US TikTok users switch to other platforms, fans follow

Although young users, who make up TikTok’sprimary base, don’t seem to have paid attention to the upcoming ban, the above-20s have reacted.

19 Sep 2020 7:32 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

As YouTube Shorts gets rolled out in India, could it dull desi TikToks' allure?

YouTube Shorts videos are limited to 15 seconds, according to the Google-owned platform used by some 2 billion people worldwide.

15 Sep 2020 6:26 PM

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

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'It’ll either be closed up or they’ll sell it', Trump says, refusing to extend TikTok sale deadline

In an executive order last month, Trump had set a September 15 deadline for the Chinese app to either sell to a US company or shut it down.

11 Sep 2020 8:50 PM

Homegrown TikToks get legal notice demanding Rs 3.5 crore each for violating T-series copyright

The music distribution company also filed a lawsuit against short-video app Roposo over infringing its copyright.

06 Sep 2020 7:07 PM

Trump repeats demand for piece of TikTok sale deal as September 15 deadline approaches

“Well, I told them that they have until September 15th to make a deal; after that, we close it up in this country,” the US President said.

02 Sep 2020 7:11 PM

First TikTok, now PUBG: Fresh government orders block popular mobile gaming app

PUBG Mobile among 118 Chinese apps banned amid heightened tension between troops of the two countries on Ladakh border.

02 Sep 2020 6:26 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

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What do the young want? Walmart will be able to find out of it has TikTok on board

Among other things, Walmart could use TikTok to promote sellers from its online marketplace, which it’s trying to develop to rival Amazon.

29 Aug 2020 8:25 PM

TikTok has one more suitor, Walmart teams up with Microsoft to buy video app

Already business partners, Microsoft provides cloud computing services that help run the retailer’s stores and online shopping.

28 Aug 2020 3:36 PM

New trend on TikTok with users playing Holocaust victims hurtful, Auschwitz museum says

Some videos are dangerously close or already beyond the border of trivialisation of history, the Auschwitz Memorial said on Twitter.

27 Aug 2020 1:26 PM

TikTok CEO resigns amid Trump administration's accusations of spying, order to sell US operations

In a letter to employees, Kevin Mayer said that his decision to leave comes after the “political environment has sharply changed.”

27 Aug 2020 12:33 PM

Trump sued by US WeChat users who say his order violates their constitutional rights

US WeChat Users Alliance says many American Chinese people rely on the app for work, worship and staying in touch with relatives in China.

23 Aug 2020 4:46 PM

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