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US judge halts Trump administration's order to remove WeChat from app stores

US judge halts Trump administration's order to remove WeChat from app stores

'Obvious alternatives to a complete ban' exist.
Sep 21 2020 7:09AM
Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new US users

Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new US users

Over concerns they pose a national security threat.
Sep 20 2020 8:52AM
Trump urged to scrap TikTok-Oracle deal if ByteDance ties remain

Trump urged to scrap TikTok-Oracle deal if ByteDance ties remain

Republican senators write letters.
Sep 17 2020 10:18AM
YouTube to launch TikTok-like product

YouTube to launch TikTok-like product

Called 'Shorts'.
Sep 15 2020 6:35AM
Walmart joins Microsoft bid for TikTok as social media app CEO quits

Walmart joins Microsoft bid for TikTok as social media app CEO quits

Deal talks ramp up.
Aug 28 2020 6:44AM
Oracle joins bid for TikTok's US, A/NZ operations

Oracle joins bid for TikTok's US, A/NZ operations

Move over, Microsoft?
Aug 19 2020 6:50AM
Microsoft faces complex technical challenges in TikTok carveout

Microsoft faces complex technical challenges in TikTok carveout

Ringfencing arrangements could test Trump's patience.
Aug 11 2020 6:52AM
Trump issues orders for US ban on WeChat, TikTok

Trump issues orders for US ban on WeChat, TikTok

Ban comes into effect in 45 days.
Aug 7 2020 1:17PM
TikTok to open first European data centre in Ireland

TikTok to open first European data centre in Ireland

Investment to strengthen user data safeguards.
Aug 7 2020 6:53AM
TikTok takes steps to curb misinformation

TikTok takes steps to curb misinformation

Ahead of the US presidential election.
Aug 6 2020 12:12PM
Microsoft's rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation

Microsoft's rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation

But downloads of TikTok alternatives are already spiking.
Aug 5 2020 11:28AM
Microsoft nears big bet on TikTok's US, A/NZ operations

Microsoft nears big bet on TikTok's US, A/NZ operations

Must complete a deal by September 15.
Aug 4 2020 6:47AM
US Republicans worry China might use TikTok to meddle in election

US Republicans worry China might use TikTok to meddle in election

Trump administration asked to assess threat.
Jul 29 2020 11:53AM
US Senate panel approves ban on using TikTok app on govt devices

US Senate panel approves ban on using TikTok app on govt devices

Votes unanimously to approve bill.
Jul 23 2020 12:12PM
Trump campaign runs Facebook ads on whether TikTok should be banned

Trump campaign runs Facebook ads on whether TikTok should be banned

Claims Chinese-owned short video app is spying on users.
Jul 21 2020 12:53PM
Amazon.com bans, then un-bans TikTok app from employee mobile devices

Amazon.com bans, then un-bans TikTok app from employee mobile devices

Calls the move a mistake.
Jul 13 2020 6:15AM
Disney's streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Disney's streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Led the successful launch of the Disney+ streaming service in November.
May 19 2020 12:50PM
US senators seek to ban federal employees from using TikTok on their phones

US senators seek to ban federal employees from using TikTok on their phones

Amid national security concerns around collection and sharing of data on US users.
Mar 13 2020 6:32AM
How social media services handle political ads

How social media services handle political ads

A rundown of each major platform's stance on ads.
Jan 23 2020 12:43PM
Google, Apple asked if apps like TikTok must disclose foreign ties

Google, Apple asked if apps like TikTok must disclose foreign ties

Over fears they funnel data to Chinese government.
Dec 16 2019 1:00PM

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