Oracle: stop, think and acquire something other than TikTok
Sometimes rumours confuse us. That our editorial team looks at each other and we conclude someone has a big imagination. Who would come up with such a crazy idea? An acquisition of TikTok by Oracle clearly fits into that category. We don't understand a potential acquisition by Microsoft entirely ei... Read more
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
Trump considers banning more Chinese technology
The U.S. president, Donald Trump, already banned Huawei and TikTokand is now looking at restrictions or bans for other Chinese companies. Trump acknowledged this during a press conference.
TikTok has been given 90 days by Trump to divest the American branch before a complete ban on the app can b... 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
TikTok is planning to file a lawsuit against ban in U.S.
TikTok has recently become a victim of the ongoing economic trade war between China and the United States. Trump recently revealed he signed an executive order that will ban TikTok in a couple of weeks or force the owners to sell the business, preferably to a company in the United States.
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CIA finds no evidence of Chinese TikTok espionage
According to the U.S. intelligence agency CIA, there is no evidence that the Chinese government gained access to TikTok data. At the same time, the CIA claims that Chinese authorities could intercept the data if they wanted to.
The CIA was recently asked to investigate the threats TikTok poses t... 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 buy TikTok, Trump wants financial compensation
Microsoft intends to buy the highly popular video app TikTok. Trump expects Microsoft to pay the U.S. Treasury Department as well if the company wants to complete the deal. These are tense times as the United States government accuses the Chinese company of spying on behalf of the Chinese governmen... 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