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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

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

China retaliates for US' TikTok, WeChat ban with new provision to sanction foreign companies

Punitive measures may include fines against the foreign entity, banning it from conducting trade and investment in China.

19 Sep 2020 4:50 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

'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

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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

Due process not followed, says TikTok, to file suit against Trump administration's actions

The US government tried to insert itself into negotiations between private businesses, ByteDance said.

23 Aug 2020 7:06 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

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

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

As pressure mounts on US to ban TikTok since India's move, White House decision expected in weeks

A group of 24 influential Republican congressmen have urged Trump to ban TikTok and other Chinese mobile applications over security concerns

16 Jul 2020 8:33 PM

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

Tech This Week | Banning TikTok is another nail on coffin of internet exceptionalism

The action against Chinese Apps is not about data protection but is a political manoeuvre.

04 Jul 2020 10:44 PM

Ban on TikTok is a huge blow to influencers

With the Indian government announcing a ban on TikTok app, the livelihood and careers of a large number of users are now at stake

01 Jul 2020 7:40 PM

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India has responsibility of upholding our businesses: China after TikTok ban

The Chinese Embassy said it suspected the Indian move violates World Trade Organisation (WTO) guidelines.

01 Jul 2020 5:40 AM

Rahul Gandhi's latest jibe: BJP says 'Make in India' but buys from China

Gandhi has been attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over the India-China border standoff in eastern Ladakh.

30 Jun 2020 2:57 PM

India must protect our businesses, says China after apps ban

India on Monday banned 59, mostly Chinese, mobile apps in its strongest move yet targeting China

30 Jun 2020 1:55 PM

After ban, Tiktok says it never shared any Indian users' data with Chinese government

"TikTok continues to comply with all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law..."

30 Jun 2020 11:35 AM

Tech This Week | #BanTikTok Solves Nothing

Indians spent over 5.5 billion hours on TikTok, which is more than the next eleven countries combined

30 May 2020 4:02 PM

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