Washington, AP/UNB, Sept 14 – The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as its preferred buyer, according to a source familiar with the deal.
TikTok files lawsuit against Trump administration’s executive order
Los Angeles, Aug 25 – TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an executive order banning any US transactions with its parent company ByteDance.
TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
TikTok has threatened legal action against the United States after Donald Trump ordered the firms to stop doing business with the Chinese app within 45 days.
Trump bans US transactions with TikTok, WeChat
New York, AP/UNB, Aug 07 – President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an official order banning dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from…
Trump changes stance on Chinese App TikTok
Changing his earlier stance, President Trump gave the go-ahead on Monday for Microsoft to hold negotiations on a potential blockbuster deal to purchase the Chinese-owned video app’s operations in the U.S., The New York Times reported on early Tuesday.
Trump To Ban Chinese TikTok
President Donald Trump says he intends to ban the operation of TikTok in the U.S. Trump said Friday he could take action as soon as Saturday to stop the operation of the popular video-sharing social media app in the U.S.
TikTok launches $200 mn ‘creator fund’
TikTok unveiled plans for a $200 million “creator fund” to add content from emerging social media personalities to the fast-growing video-sharing app.
TikTok, other Chinese app ban surprises India content makers
India’s ban on 59 Chinese apps, including the wildly popular TikTok and WeChat platforms, has left millions of users surprised and disappointed. The government in Delhi said the apps were “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India,…
TikTok pledges $250 mn for COVID-19 relief
TikTok, the fast-growing mobile video app, pledged Thursday to contribute $250 million to coronavirus relief efforts around the world.
Video app TikTok unblocks teen who posted on China’s Muslims
SAN FRANCISCO- NOVEMBER 29 -Chinese-owned video app TikTok says it has unblocked a U.S. teenager and restored her viral video condemning China’s treatment of its Muslim minority.