TikTok unveils new data security policy to placate EU regulators
The Chinese social media giant is attempting to head off a general ban threatened by both the EU and the US
This week, TikTok announced a new European data security regime in an attempt to assuage security fears that have already led to limited bans on both sides of the Atlantic.
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TikTok files lawsuit against the Trump-administration
TikTok files a lawsuit against the U.S. government of President Trump. The company calls Trump's decree banning TikTok a way to fuel anti-Chinese rhetoric on the eve of the new presidential elections in the United States.
The American branch of TikTok, as well as its Chinese parent company ByteD... Read more
‘Microsoft faces immense challenge if it partially acquires TikTok’
The potential acquisition of elements of TikTok by Microsoft will be difficult. The social network shares a lot of resources with other applications of TikTok's parent company ByteDance.
Microsoft plans on purchasing only part of the social network: the United States, Canada, Australia and New Z... Read more
Trump bans American transactions with TikTok and WeChat
U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, within 45 days. A similar order also applies to the Chinese chat service WeChat.
The possibility that Chinese authorities can access data from American citizens via ... Read more
Microsoft wants to acquire TikTok, Trump gives tech company 45 days
Microsoft plans to acquire the United States branch of TikTok, which according to President Trump has to be done within 45 days. After a conversation between Microsoft-CEO Satya Nadella and the United States president, Microsoft has been given until the 15th of September to negotiate a deal.
The... Read more