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Exclusive: Microsoft faces complex technical challenges in TikTok carveout

Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) bid to carve out parts of TikTok from its Chinese owner ByteDance will be a technically complex endeavor that could test the patience of President Donald Trump’s administration, according to sources familiar with the setup. Trump has given Microsoft until Sept. 15 to put together […]

Trump preps bans on WeChat, TikTok, stoking tension with Beijing

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled sweeping bans on U.S. transactions with the Chinese owners of messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok, escalating a high-stakes confrontation with Beijing over the future of the global tech industry. The executive orders announced Thursday and effective in 45 […]

TikTok lookalike Zynn brings Chinese video app rivalry to US

Chinese short video app makers have taken their rivalry overseas, with TikTok facing stiff competition from a newcomer that has surged in popularity abroad — by paying users to keep scrolling. Zynn, a product of China’s number-two video app maker Kuaishou, launched in May and became the most […]

TikTok’s parent ByteDance plans USD 1 bn investment in India in next 3 years

New Delhi :  Unfazed by the ban on TikTok in India, the popular Chinese short video app’s parent ByteDance remains “very optimistic” and plans to invest USD 1 billion in the country over the next three years. ByteDance — touted to be among the world’s most valuable startups with […]

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