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The government told the court that ByteDance owed the authorities about 790 million rupees ($11 million).(Reuters Illustration)

Bombay HC says ByteDance should deposit $11 million in tax evasion case

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 05:54 PM IST
ByteDance said that it does not owe the tax the government has demanded from it.
The TikTok app's logo seen on a mobile phone screen.(Reuters)
The TikTok app's logo seen on a mobile phone screen.(Reuters)

TikTok accused of failing to protect children from 'inappropriate' content

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 04:42 AM IST
According to an official statement issued by the European Consumer Organisation BEUC, a complaint has been filed with the EU and the network of consumer protection authorities against TikTok.
The Trump administration had contended that WeChat and TikTok pose national security concerns(Reuters File Photo )
The Trump administration had contended that WeChat and TikTok pose national security concerns(Reuters File Photo )

US Justice Department seeks to delay appeals on WeChat, TikTok restrictions

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 07:07 AM IST
The Justice Department said on Thursday it "plans to conduct an evaluation of the underlying record justifying those prohibitions" to determine whether they are warranted by the national security threat Trump described.
US President Joe Biden speaks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US. (Reuters)
US President Joe Biden speaks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US. (Reuters)

Biden backs off on TikTok ban in review of Trump's China moves

AP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 07:30 AM IST
Last year, the Trump administration brokered a deal that would have had US corporations Oracle and Walmart take a large stake in the Chinese-owned app on national-security grounds.
On December 4, the Trump administration opted not to grant TikTok-owner ByteDance a new extension of an order requiring the company to divest TikTok’s US assets(REUTERS)
On December 4, the Trump administration opted not to grant TikTok-owner ByteDance a new extension of an order requiring the company to divest TikTok’s US assets(REUTERS)

After TikTok ban ByteDance says cutting India workforce, unsure of comeback

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The ban dates from last year when political tension between the neighbours rose over their disputed border.
A view of the TikTok app logo. In a statement, the regulator said that although TikTok had committed to ban registration for children aged under 13, it was nonetheless easy to circumvent this rule.(AP)
A view of the TikTok app logo. In a statement, the regulator said that although TikTok had committed to ban registration for children aged under 13, it was nonetheless easy to circumvent this rule.(AP)

Italy tells TikTok to block users after death of young girl

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 02:59 PM IST
The ruling came after a girl died of asphyxiation in Palermo, Sicily, in a case that has shocked Italy.
President Donald Trump’s ban on TikTok was temporarily blocked by a federal judge(REUTERS)
President Donald Trump’s ban on TikTok was temporarily blocked by a federal judge(REUTERS)

Trump’s ban on TikTok temporarily blocked by federal judge

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 06:27 AM IST
US District Judge Carl Nichols granted a preliminary injunction against the ban on the widely used video-sharing network after an unusual Sunday morning hearing.
A 2017 Chinese law forces these and other Chinese companies to cooperate with the government in intelligence matters.(Bloomberg)
A 2017 Chinese law forces these and other Chinese companies to cooperate with the government in intelligence matters.(Bloomberg)

US senate panel paves way for TikTok ban for federal workers

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 07:41 PM IST
The legislation was introduced by Josh Hawley, a Republican senator from Missouri who has also moved other measures against China including one to make Beijing pay for the Covid-19 epidemic.
TikTok was banned in India on Monday.
TikTok was banned in India on Monday.

TikTok ban: Malaika Arora says ‘best news I heard in lockdown’, Farah Khan tweets ‘China changing maps, India banning apps’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 11:34 AM IST
Malaika Arora, Kushal Tandon, Nikitin Dheer and many others have hailed the government for imposing a ban on video sharing platform, TikTok.
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