Microsoft to Buy TikTok in U.S, finnally it is Oracle
Trump is considering forcing ByteDance to sell U.S. video app TikTok.
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Trump Signs Off On TikTok Deal With Oracle, Walmart - WSJ
The popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok will partner with Oracle and Walmart to become a U.S.-based company after negotiations that stirred debate over national security and the future of the internet.
Walmart Statement About Potential Investment In And Commercial Agreements With TikTok Global
Sept. 19, 2020 We are excited about our potential investment in and commercial agreements with TikTok Global. While there is still work to do on final agreements, we have tentatively agreed to purchase 7.5% of TikTok Global as well as enter into commercial agreements to provide our ecommerce,…
Trump Backs Proposed TikTok Deal With Oracle, Walmart
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned app he's...
The TikTok Deal Solves Quite Literally Nothing | TechCrunch
Well… that was pointless. After debasing the idea of free commerce in the U.S in the name of a misplaced security concern, stringing along several multi-billion dollar companies that embarrassed themselves in the interest of naked greed, and demanding that the U.S. government get a cut of the…
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TikTok CEO Asks Instagram, Facebook To Help Fight TikTok Ban - The Verge
TikTok is facing a looming ban, and now its interim CEO is asking for backup.
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TikTok: Trump Questions Oracle Deal If ByteDance Keeps Stake | TikTok | The Guardian
President warns any agreement to continue operating in US must be ‘100% as far as national security is concerned’
China Issues Decree To Enhance Control Of Firms Like ByteDance — Quartz
In odd timing for TikTok's US deal, the Party explains how private Chinese firms must assist its goals.
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U.S. Lawmakers Raise Questions About Proposed Bytedance-Oracle Deal | Reuters
U.S. lawmakers of both major parties voiced skepticism about a proposed deal between Oracle and China's Bytedance that appears to stop short of a full sale of Bytedance's popular social media app TikTok to a U.S. firm as demanded by President Donald Trump.
Cramer Says Trump Administration Will Approve Oracle-TikTok Deal Tuesday
Oracle had been a dark horse in the competition over TikTok, with Microsoft emerging as the first known bidder.
China’s ByteDance to Keep Majority TikTok Stake in Oracle Deal Under U.S. Consideration - WSJ
The proposal being reviewed by national-security regulators has China’s ByteDance retaining a majority stake in its TikTok app with Oracle as a technology partner and minority holder in a U.S.-based company.
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TikTok-Oracle Deal Raises Fresh Privacy Concerns - POLITICO
Social media moves to police wildfire misinformation — Tech antitrust scrutiny heads to New York
Oracle Wins Bid For TikTok In U.S., After Microsoft Proposal Rejected - WSJ
Oracle won the bidding for the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app TikTok, a person familiar with the matter said, beating out Microsoft in a deal to salvage a social-media service that has been caught in the middle of a geopolitical standoff.
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Walmart Expresses Interest In TikTok, Teaming Up With Microsoft | TechCrunch
There’s been a flurry of TikTok news today, and the flood doesn’t seem to be letting up. First was the announcement that Kevin Mayer, who joined the company just a bit more than three months ago, has stepped down overnight. TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns after 100 days Now, we are recei…
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TikTok Sues Trump To Block U.S. Ban : NPR
The White House has targeted the Chinese-owned app with an executive order that would effectively ban it from operating in the U.S. Lawyers for TikTok say the president's action is unconstitutional.
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Trump Orders ByteDance To Divest Interest In US TikTok Operations Within 90 Days | South China Morning Post
President Donald Trump ordered ByteDance on Friday to divest the US operations of its video-sharing app TikTok within 90 days, saying there is ‘credible evidence’ that the Chinese company might take action that threatens US national security.
Aug 14, 2020, Fri
Trump Hits TikTok's Owner Again By Ordering Sale Of U.S. Operations - POLITICO
The newest executive order adds to the pressure for Chinese-owned ByteDance to find a buyer for the popular video-sharing app.
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Twitter, TikTok Have Held Preliminary Talks About Possible Combination - WSJ
Twitter has had preliminary talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the popular video-sharing app that the Trump administration has declared a national-security threat due to its Chinese ownership, according to people familiar with the matter.
Aug 07, 2020, Fri
Trump Issues Orders For U.S. Ban On WeChat, TikTok In 45 Days - Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump issued executive orders on Thursday banning any U.S. transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent <0700.HK>, owner of the WeChat app, starting in 45 days.
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TikTok Finds Safe Haven In Europe - POLITICO
A European ban on the Chinese-owned app looks unlikely.
Announcing the Expansion of the Clean Network to Safeguard America’s Assets - United States Department of State
The Clean Network program is the Trump Administration’s comprehensive approach to guarding our citizens’ privacy and our companies’ most sensitive information from aggressive intrusions by malign actors, such as the Chinese Communist Party.