ByteDance applies for tech export licence in China

ByteDance has applied for a tech export licence in China since it races to secure a deal with Oracle and Walmart it expects will stop US government plans to ban its TikTok video-st...

Tencent WeChat

Chevron asks employees to delete WeChat app

Chevron Corp has asked employees internationally to delete Tencent’s WeChat from their work phones, following the Trump administration’s executive order to prohibit the...


How a messy rollout threw TikTok deal into disarray

As China’s ByteDance rushed to seal a deal with Oracle and Walmart to keep TikTok operational in the US, an apparent breakthrough happened Wednesday in a phone call to US Tre...

TikTok US

TikTok’s promise of 25,000 new US jobs sets lofty goal

Even as dealmakers bicker over who will really own TikTok Global, another query arose after President Donald Trump agreed over the weekend to maintain the exceptionally popular vid...

Huawei Technologies

Chairman of Huawei says it’s supply chain has been attacked

Huawei Technologies will do whatever it can to strengthen its supply chain which has already been “attacked”, its own rotating Chairman Guo Ping has stated.

Ant Financial

China’s Ant takes another step towards $35 billion IPO

Ant Group submitted records to the securities regulator for registration of the Shanghai portion of its IPO, the city’s bourse has said, moving a step closer to a planned dua...


Facebook removes Chinese accounts active in Philippines and US politics

Facebook has said it removed a community of inauthentic Chinese reports which were interfering in Asian and American politics, including some that posted substance supporting and c...


Intel gets US licences to supply some products to Huawei Technologies

Intel Corp has received licences from US government to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies, a company spokesman has said.

TikTok China US

China unlikely to approve ByteDance’s TikTok deal with Oracle

A deal China’s ByteDance has struck with Oracle and Walmart on the future of its viral video-streaming app TikTok is unlikely to receive approval from the Chinese communist g...

Didi V2X

Didi and BYD to launch co-designed ride-hailing EV in China

BYD received approval from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to market an electrical sedan version known as D1 last month, based on government records. ...


ByteDance says TikTok will be its subsidiary under deal with Trump

ByteDance has said that TikTok’s global business will become its subsidiary, even as Oracle and Walmart mentioned over the weekend which they and US investors would have the ...

President Donald J Trump

ByteDance gets Trump nod to avoid TikTok shutdown in the US

President Trump has said he encouraged a deal in principle which would enable TikTok to continue to run at the United States, even as it appeared to conflict with his previous arra...


TikTok says it already committed to government oversight of US data security

Video-sharing app TikTok has said that it’s already dedicated to the US government oversight of data safety in the nation, and that it was “disappointed” by the T...

Tencent WeChat

US judge halts Trump’s order to remove WeChat from app stores

A US judge ancient Sunday blocked the Trump administration from requiring Apple Inc and also Google to get rid of Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat for downloads by late Sunday.