Beijing tightened control over technology exports last month to gain leverage over Washington’s bid to force a sale of TikTok to US owners.
25 Sep 2020 12:03 AM
Until July 1, when rumours of a ban first began to circulate, TikTok was adding some 424,000 new US users each day.
24 Sep 2020 11:31 PM
It is proposed that nine social media firms speedily identify violent, graphic content, including suicide, and swiftly notify the others.
22 Sep 2020 7:33 PM
A day earlier, he said he had given his blessing to Oracle and Walmart to make a deal with ByteDance for TikTok, but the terms were unclear.
21 Sep 2020 8:40 PM
Oracle will host all US user data and manage security, while Walmart will supply its online sales, order management and payment services.
20 Sep 2020 5:26 PM
Although young users, who make up TikTok’sprimary base, don’t seem to have paid attention to the upcoming ban, the above-20s have reacted.
19 Sep 2020 7:32 PM
Some Republicans raise concerns that ByteDance would maintain access to information on the 100 million TikTok users in the US.
17 Sep 2020 9:00 PM
YouTube Shorts videos are limited to 15 seconds, according to the Google-owned platform used by some 2 billion people worldwide.
15 Sep 2020 6:26 PM
The bid would be handled by a government panel that reviews foreign transactions for national security concerns.
15 Sep 2020 5:32 PM
In an executive order last month, Trump had set a September 15 deadline for the Chinese app to either sell to a US company or shut it down.
11 Sep 2020 8:50 PM
The music distribution company also filed a lawsuit against short-video app Roposo over infringing its copyright.
06 Sep 2020 7:07 PM
“Well, I told them that they have until September 15th to make a deal; after that, we close it up in this country,” the US President said.
02 Sep 2020 7:11 PM
PUBG Mobile among 118 Chinese apps banned amid heightened tension between troops of the two countries on Ladakh border.
02 Sep 2020 6:26 PM
China’s commerce ministry published new rules Friday that added “civilian use” to a list of technologies that are restricted for export.
31 Aug 2020 5:11 PM
Among other things, Walmart could use TikTok to promote sellers from its online marketplace, which it’s trying to develop to rival Amazon.
29 Aug 2020 8:25 PM
Already business partners, Microsoft provides cloud computing services that help run the retailer’s stores and online shopping.
28 Aug 2020 3:36 PM
Some videos are dangerously close or already beyond the border of trivialisation of history, the Auschwitz Memorial said on Twitter.
27 Aug 2020 1:26 PM
In a letter to employees, Kevin Mayer said that his decision to leave comes after the “political environment has sharply changed.”
27 Aug 2020 12:33 PM
US WeChat Users Alliance says many American Chinese people rely on the app for work, worship and staying in touch with relatives in China.
23 Aug 2020 4:46 PM
The short-video app also deleted 64,000 comments for being hateful, the company said.
21 Aug 2020 5:47 PM