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TikTok says it filed challenge to Trump’s divestiture order

Chinese-owned short video sharing app TikTok said late on Tuesday (November 10) it had filed a petition in a U.S. Appeals Court challenging a Trump administration order set to take effect on Thursday. The...

Suppression of Chinese firm TikTok reveals America’s two-faced nature: analysts

The U.S. suppression of Chinese app TikTok reveals the two-faced nature of the U.S. government, some politicians and enterprises driven by selfish interests. The self-claimed champions of globalization have now turned into the very terminator of this...

U.S. judge blocks Trump administration’s ban on new TikTok downloads

A U.S. judge has temporarily blocked a Trump administration order that was set to bar Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google from offering Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok for download at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday (September 27).

Fort Bend Judge KP George Invites TikTok to make Fort Bend County its new home

FORT BEND, TX - Fort Bend County Judge KP George invites the TikTok corporation to the state of Texas. Following President Trump's announcement on Monday morning, the honorable judge extended an offer to the TikTok corporation...

ByteDance says not aware of $5 bln education fund in TikTok deal

 TikTok owner ByteDance said in a social media post on Sunday (September 20) that it was the first time it had heard in the news it was setting up a $5 billion education fund in the United...

Trump says his administration spoke to Walmart, Oracle about TikTok

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday (September 17) his administration had spoken to Walmart Inc and Oracle Corp about the video app TikTok. Trump made the remark to reporters at the White House...

Walmart partners with Microsoft for TikTok bid

Walmart Inc is partnering with Microsoft Corp in the software maker's bid for Bytedance-owned TikTok, the world's largest retailer said on Thursday (August 27). ByteDance has been in talks to sell TikTok's North American,...

U.S. TikTok move unfair: Russian foreign ministry

U.S. efforts to clamp down on popular short video-sharing app TikTok are an "egregious" example of unfair economic competition for U.S. dominance in the international information space, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Saturday.

Facebook launches TikTok-like product inside Instagram

Facebook rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in the United States and more than 50 other countries on Wednesday (August 5), embedding a new short-form video service called Reels as a feature within...

Microsoft’s rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation

Microsoft has emerged as a savior to young users of TikTok, who praised the tech industry giant for trying to buy parts of the social media company's operations, in hopes of avoiding a U.S. shutdown.
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