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Trump's talk of government getting a cut of TikTok deal not legally enforceable

The President sometimes floats ideas or actions that get set aside without follow-through.

05 Aug 2020 11:31 PM

Microsoft hopes to gain social media cred with TikTok purchase

Microsoft has had limited success in social media, although it did acquire the business-focused network LinkedIn.

05 Aug 2020 6:13 PM

Trump says US should get a 'very large percentage' of TikTok sale proceeds

The US president has set a deadline of September 15 for TikTok to sell its US business or stop operations in the country.

04 Aug 2020 8:20 PM

Microsoft keen on buying TikTok US, hopes to convince Trump against ban

Tech giant says will “build on the experience TikTok users love, while adding world-class security, privacy, and digital safety protections.

03 Aug 2020 10:54 AM

Donald Trump says US will ban Chinese app TikTok

Reports had said Trump would require US operations of the app be divested from its parent firm ByteDance, but the president announced a ban

01 Aug 2020 10:41 AM

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TikTok's US operations could be bought by Microsoft, say reports

Microsoft a leading buyer, report New York Times and Bloomberg as Trump likely to order ByteDance to sell or face a ban on its video app.

01 Aug 2020 2:29 AM

US content creators of TikTok stand a chance to earn from a fund of USD 200 million

The short video platform also said it plans to add 10,000 US jobs in the next three years, as it battles complaints over its ties to China.

24 Jul 2020 4:52 PM

TikTok warned by Pakistan telecom authority for hosting 'immoral content'

A government official claimed the “exploitation, objectification and sexualisation of young girls on TikTok” was causing pain to parents.

21 Jul 2020 7:33 PM

TikTok may be out but ByteDance’s Resso music app is thriving

As much as 74 per cent of downloads have been in India for the Resso music-streaming app, which dubs itself a social app like TikTok.

20 Jul 2020 9:44 PM

To avoid US ban, TikTok may sever ties with Chinese company ByteDance

A White House advisor says he expects TikTok to operate as an independent company in the US to skirt the proposed ban.

17 Jul 2020 5:31 PM

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Government must galvanise India's app ecosystem to pare down Chinese influence

Quick disbursal of the Rs 20,000 crore Startup India corpus to app-based businesses is key, not reliance on large firms to create superapps.

16 Jul 2020 8:05 AM

User data being sent to China's servers, TikTok will face 'strong action' in US, says Trump aide

China dismissed the comments as “ridiculous and narrow-minded”, and slammed the US as “the world’s real hacker empire”.

13 Jul 2020 4:35 PM

Despite competition from Chingari, Roposo, Gaana hopes to get TikTok's users

Hotshots by Gaana gives Indian users tools to create and share short viral videos and stories like on TikTok.

12 Jul 2020 7:22 PM

TikTok's astute exit from Hong Kong will likely keep it going in the US

It is a ‘win-win’ move for TikTok as it does not risk angering China by refusing to share user data, but it can focus on growing in the US.

09 Jul 2020 8:57 PM

Google, Apple quick to remove the 59 Chinese apps banned by India

Some app developers themselves also voluntarily took down apps from Play Store and App Store to adhere to local laws.

02 Jul 2020 5:57 PM

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TikTok influencers unfazed by ban, confident of gaining fame and money on other platforms too

They will bear the brunt of losing income for the sake of the nation, they say

01 Jul 2020 11:52 PM

Save the list: Indian apps to replace the 59 banned Chinese ones

Many of the Chinese apps have several Indian alternatives. For others, there are the Big Tech ones.

01 Jul 2020 8:44 PM

After ban, Tiktok says it never shared any Indian users' data with Chinese government

"TikTok continues to comply with all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law..."

30 Jun 2020 11:35 AM

India bans 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, Shareit, CamScanner

"They are engaged in activities prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order"

29 Jun 2020 9:52 PM

Nationalistic fervor nets TikTok rival Chingari 2.5 million downloads, but users want improvements fast

Indians have embraced the home-grown app with gusto: In the first 72 hours, it had 500,000 downloads, and by the next 10 days, 2.5 million.

29 Jun 2020 6:45 PM

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