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Trump to block US downloads of TikTok and WeChat

The Trump administration will prohibit WeChat and TikTok from being featured in US app stores beginning Sunday night, a move that will prevent Americans from downloading the contro...

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US offers to exempt employees and contractors from TikTok executive order

The US has offered to exclude from President Trump’s executive order transactions that involve TikTok workers and contractors performing”their regular job duties and re...

ByteDance

ByteDance’s Douyin hits 600 million daily users

Douyin, the Chinese version of short-video app TikTok, reach 600 million daily active users in August, an executive with parent company ByteDance stated, a massive 50% increase sin...

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ByteDance picks Oracle as its partner in an attempt to save TikTok US

Oracle has announced that it might team up with ByteDance in order to maintain TikTok’s ability to continue operating in the United States, beating Microsoft in a deal struct...

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This is why Walmart still wants in on the TikTok deal

Walmart stated it is pressing forward with its wish to put money into TikTok as Oracle takes the lead in a partnership with the Chinese video-sharing program.

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ByteDance drops TikTok’s US sale, to partner with Oracle

ByteDance abandoned the purchase price of TikTok from the US on Sunday to pursue a partnership with Oracle it hopes will save it a US prohibit when appeasing China’s authorit...

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TikTok: This is what happens next

On Thursday, President Trump stated that he does not plan to extend a deadline for ByteDance to market TikTok’s US business, with the process still mired in uncertainty and p...

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ByteDance to invest billions in Singapore

ByteDance, the owner of popular short-video app TikTok, is planning to invest billions of dollars and recruit hundreds of workers in Singapore within the next 3 years, a individual...

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President Trump says there will be no extension of TikTok deadline

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the deadline set for Chinese firm ByteDance to sell its popular short-video program TikTok’s US operations wouldn’t be extended.

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TikTok to join the EU code of conduct against hate speech

TikTok, owned by Chinese business ByteDance, will be joining the European Union’s voluntary code of conduct to combat illegal hate speech on the internet, the European Commis...

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ByteDance to hand out cash bonuses to staff amid US pressure

ByteDance has said it would hand out cash bonuses to workers working to assist it “overcome challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and changing macro environment”.

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TikTok troubles narrow gap between Beijing and ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming

ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming has positioned himself as a global platform entrepreneur, largely eschewing any Chinese government involvement, but the ongoing US demands to divest ...

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ByteDance buys UIPay to leverage e-payment capabilities at home

ByteDance, the proprietor of popular short-video app TikTok, said it has obtained a Chinese third-party payment service UIPay in an attempt to leverage its national payment capabil...

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Aspiring TikTok buyers pursue four options in effort to progress talks

TikTok’s prospective buyers are discussing four strategies to structure an acquisition from its Chinese proprietor ByteDance, including purchasing the program’s US oper...