• Q&A: What would a US ban on Chinese-owned app TikTok mean?

    9 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - President Donald Trump says he wants to take action to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns.
    The threat comes as Microsoft Corp. is in advanced talks to buy the Chinese app, owned by Bytedance Ltd., according to a person familiar with the discussions who spoke only on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity to the negotiations. Microsoft declined to comment.
    It's not clear whether Trump would accept a divestment as a concession. But there have been reports of U.S. tech giants and financial...
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  • TikTok's Chinese Owner Offers To Forego Stake To Secure U.S. Deal: Sources

    TikTok's Chinese Owner Offers To Forego Stake To Secure U.S. Deal: Sources

    10 days ago - By Huffington Post

    ByteDance agreed to divest from U.S. operations of the app after President Trump said he planned to ban it entirely, according to sources.
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