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Aug 14, 2020 10:22
The employees’ legal challenge to Trump’s executive order will be separate from a pending lawsuit from the company that owns the app, though both will argue that the order is unconstitutional, said Mike Godwin, an internet policy lawyer representing the employees. read more
Aug 13, 2020 17:29
Both ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok and Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat are living on borrowed time in the U.S. after President Donald Trump signed executive orders last week effectively banning the apps after 45 days. read more
Aug 12, 2020 16:05
A virtual meeting will likely take place as soon as this week though a date hasn’t been finalized, according to people familiar with preparations for the talks who asked not to be named. read more
Aug 12, 2020 13:04
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Aug 09, 2020 05:28
Microsoft has been negotiating for weeks with TikTok’s owner, Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd., and is considered the front-runner for any possible deal. read more
Aug 07, 2020 15:14
Trump on Thursday signed executive orders targeting the short-video sharing platform TikTok, owned by Beiijing-based ByteDance, and the messaging service WeChat - owned by the Tencent conglomerate. read more
Aug 07, 2020 12:09
Donald Trump’s twin executive orders to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat are seen as attempts to hobble China read more
Aug 07, 2020 07:20
US president Donald Trump said TikTok app may be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party and the United States “must take aggressive action against the owners.” read more
Aug 07, 2020 06:22
A tech expert said that because the TikTok app is located in China, its data sharing practices are susceptible to Chinese law which requires that data be made available to Chinese officials, raising security concerns. read more
Aug 06, 2020 15:08
The move comes days after parent company ByteDance said it was considering moving TikTok’s headquarters overseas, following a British media report that the unit could relocate to London. read more
Aug 04, 2020 17:22
ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming told employees in an internal letter on Tuesday that the United States goal was not to force a sale of TikTok US operations but rather to ban the app, and that some people had misconceptions about the situation. read more
Aug 04, 2020 14:08
“This goes against the principles of the market economy and the WTO’s principles of openness, transparency and non-discrimination,” said foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin. read more
Aug 04, 2020 10:13
The United States’ “bullying” of Chinese tech companies was a consequence of Washington’s zero-sum vision of “American first” and left China no choice but “submission or mortal combat in the tech realm”, the state-backed paper said in an editorial. read more
Aug 04, 2020 09:04
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Aug 04, 2020 05:57
It would be unprecedented, based on recent history, for the US government to collect a cut of a transaction involving companies in which it doesn’t hold a stake. Trump said the money would come from China or an American buyer such as Microsoft Corp. read more