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TikTok avoids shutdown
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TikTok Files Complaint Against Trump Administration
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Trump to block TikTok, WeChat downloads Sunday
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ByteDance plans TikTok IPO to win deal - sources
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ByteDance faces big hurdles over TikTok
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Trump says he will receive Oracle TikTok report Thursday
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Trump says Oracle 'very close' to TikTok deal
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Oracle, TikTok partnership is a 'headscratcher' -investor
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China: shut down, don't sell U.S. TikTok -sources
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Trump on TikTok: 'I'm not extending deadlines'
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ByteDance may miss U.S. deadline - report
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Beijing could have a say in TikTok sale
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Justice Department opposes TikTok’s request for injunction in new filingIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Justice Department filed its opposition Friday to TikTok’s request for an injunction against the Trump administration’s looming ban of the app, and..
TikTok owners await approval for Chinese export licenseByteDance says it has applied to the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Commerce for the license and is awaiting a reply.
ByteDance files for China approval to export TikTok technologyByteDance Ltd., the Chinese parent of video app TikTok, submitted an application in Beijing for permission to export technology, as it tries to work out an agreement with the Trump administration that..
TikTok asks judge to block September 27th Trump banIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has requested an injunction against a looming ban on its app in the United States. The company — a US subsidiary of Chinese corporation ByteDance —..
China has no reason to approve 'dirty' TikTok deal -China DailySHANGHAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - China has no reason to approve the "dirty and unfair" deal based on "bullying and extortion" that Oracle Corp and Walmart Inc said they struck with ByteDance, the..
TikTok removes over 104 million videos in first-half for violating guidelines(Reuters) – ByteDance-owned short-video app TikTok said on Tuesday it removed over 104 million videos from its platform globally in the first half of the year for violating...
Oracle says ByteDance will have no ownership stake in the new TikTok GlobalIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a statement to reporters on Monday, Oracle announced that its new TikTok venture will be entirely divested from ByteDance, a significant break from..
TikTok Global to launch public offering, says ByteDanceBEIJING: plans to hold a public listing, its Chinese parent company ByteDance said on Monday, after announcing a deal over the weekend that would avert a shutdown of the popular app in the US. The..
ByteDance wants to value TikTok video app at $60bnChina's ByteDance is seeking a valuation of $60bn for TikTok as Oracle and Walmart take stakes in the short-video app's business to address US security concerns, according to sources. Oracle and..
President Trump says he approves of Oracle’s bid for TikTok ‘in concept’Photo by Ethan Miller / Getty Images President Trump says he has approved “in concept” Oracle’s bid for TikTok, less than a day before a de facto ban he threatened in August was set to go into..
TikTok files last-minute lawsuit against Trump administration to stave off looming banIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok and parent company ByteDance filed a lawsuit late Friday against the Trump administration to try to fend off a ban on new downloads of the app set to..
WeChat and TikTok see US downloads climb ahead of Trump administration banIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Messaging app WeChat had its biggest one-day download numbers in nearly two years on Friday, ahead of a ban on new downloads from the US Commerce Department..
Trump’s TikTok ban is a gross abuse of powerPhoto by Alex Wong / Getty Images Update: This piece was originally published on August 11th and has been updated to reflect the official commerce order banning transactions with ByteDance. On..
Trump to ban US TikTok and WeChat app store downloads on September 20thIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Commerce Department has issued a new order to block people in the US from downloading the popular video-sharing app TikTok as of September 20th,..
ByteDance plans TikTok IPO to win US deal as deadline looms: ReportNEW DELHI: China's is planning a US initial public offering of TikTok Global, the new company that will operate the popular short video app, should its proposed deal be cleared by the US government,..
Kevin Systrom probably won’t take over TikTok, but it’s fun to dreamIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week was the deadline for ByteDance to divorce itself of TikTok over security concerns, but at press time no deal has been struck. Instead, we have the..
TikTok Global Operations Set to be Run From US as Part of Oracle-ByteDance Deal, Says ReportWashington, September 15: ByteDance will place TikTok's global business in new US-headquartered company with Oracle investing as the minority shareholder, according to a Financial Times report. The..
Trump says Oracle near deal on TikTokUS President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had heard Oracle Corp was very close to a deal over ByteDance's TikTok, even as sources said the Chinese company was seeking to keep majority ownership of..
TikTok will spin off into a separate company, partly owned by OracleIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Oracle plans take an ownership stake in a newly formed TikTok corporation as part of the recently announced deal, the Financial Times reports. The new..
TikTok’s deal with Oracle is a bet that Trump will cave on concerns over ChinaIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On the eve of the deadline for ByteDance to sell TikTok, there was much movement and little certainty. The whole thing seemed to come down to three words —..
ByteDance not to sell TikTok’s US operationsBYTEDANCE will not sell TikTok’s U.S. operations to Microsoft or Oracle, nor will the company give the source code to any U.S. buyers, CGTN reported yesterday, citing sources. Microsoft on Sunday..
Sen. Hawley calls for US to reject Oracle’s TikTok dealPhoto by Leigh Vogel for The Verge Sen. Josh Hawley is publicly calling on the Treasury Department to reject Oracle’s proposed partnership with TikTok, saying the arrangement is unacceptable on..
Trump ordered a TikTok sale. The winner is a major fundraiser for his campaignOracle appears to have come out on top as part of a bid to tether TikTok with an American company, making the app—a frequent target of President Donald Trump's—linked to one of his biggest..
TikTok: Oracle confirms being picked by Bytedance to be app's partnerThe American database specialist says a tie-up plan has been submitted to the US government.
Oracle’s TikTok deal accomplishes nothingPhoto by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images On Sunday night — just two days before the deadline set by Microsoft — the TikTok deal finally came through. Oracle will be taking over stewardship of..
TikTok: ByteDance 'to partner with Oracle' in US after rejecting Microsoft bidOracle reported to be ‘technology partner’ after Donald Trump set a 15 September deadline for US businesses to stop dealing with Bytedance Bytedance will not sell TikTok’s US operations to..
Microsoft says its bid to buy TikTok has been rejectedTrump issued an executive order in August that ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, must sell off its U.S. arm or cease operations in the country within 90 days, citing national security issues.
Oracle reportedly wins deal for TikTok’s US operations as ‘trusted tech partner’Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images Oracle has reportedly won a deal to manage TikTok’s US cloud operations. Oracle had been rumored to be part of the bidding process to acquire TikTok,..
Microsoft says it’s not acquiring TikTok after ByteDance rejects offerIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says it’s not acquiring parts of TikTok’s operations, after its bid was rejected by TikTok owner ByteDance. After weeks of talks and very public..
TikTok to Join EU Code of Conduct Against Hate SpeechChinese video app TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, will be joining the European Union's voluntary code of conduct to combat illegal hate speech online, the European Commission said on.....
TikTok troubles narrow gap between Beijing and Zhang YimingByteDance founder Zhang Yiming has long positioned himself as a global internet entrepreneur, largely eschewing Chinese government involvement, but US demands to sell his crown jewel TikTok are testing..
40% of Americans back Trump executive order on TikTok: PollWASHINGTON/ NEW YORK : Forty percent of Americans back President Donald Trump's threat to ban videosharing app TikTok if it is not sold to a US buyer, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll,..
New technology export rules in China could affect TikTok sale to a US companyIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Plans for a TikTok sale may have a new obstacle, with China implementing new rules on AI technology exports, The New York Times reported. The new export..
A new $20 billion bid for TikTok could see it purchased by rival Triller (and a giant investment firm)Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok-rival Triller and Centricus (a London-based global investment firm) are the latest suitors looking to buy TikTok’s US business with a $20 billion..
Why TikTok may not survive being soldIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is in trouble. Over the course of less than a day, the company lost its CEO and gained a surprising new suitor. The breakout social app could be within..
Go read this report on how Microsoft’s TikTok investment turned into a ‘soap opera’Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over at the New York Times, Andrew Ross Sorkin and Mike Isaac spoke to “more than a dozen people” familiar with Microsoft’s plans to buy TikTok in order..
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‘We Simply Have No Choice’: TikTok Sues US Govt Over Trump’s BanChinese video app TikTok sued the United States government on Tuesday, accusing it of depriving the platform of due process when President Donald Trump issued an executive order to block it from..
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