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Tiktok

Aug 03, 2020 01:11
Trump has pledged to get tough on the massively popular video-sharing app, which US officials have said could be a tool for Chinese intelligence -- a claim the firm, owned by Chinese internet giant ByteDance, has repeatedly denied. read more
Aug 01, 2020 21:20
The president could also issue an executive order invoking the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which he referred to, to bar certain apps, such as TikTok, from American apps stores. read more
Aug 01, 2020 06:18
There have been reports of US tech giants and financial firms being interested in buying or investing in TikTok as the Trump administration sets its sights on the app. read more
Jul 30, 2020 06:10
The number of installations of Zili app surged nearly threefold in the three weeks following the June-end ban on TikTok, rising to 8 million installs from about 3 million in the prior period. read more
Jul 28, 2020 09:58
Biden campaign general counsel Dana Remus, wrote to staffers to “refrain from downloading and using TikTok on work and personal devices”. read more
Jul 23, 2020 19:25
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. read more
Jul 23, 2020 18:16
When India banned TikTok, it closed a window to the wider world for legions of women outside the big cities that provided fun, fame and even fortune. The government outlawed the video-sharing platform, and 58 other Chinese apps, this month citing data security fears. read more
Jul 22, 2020 23:56
While the government remains tight-lipped over the issue, it is understood that last week, the senior-most bureaucrats of the critical ministries met on directions from the top leadership to understand the extent of this penetration. read more
Jul 21, 2020 19:46
A government source said that the IT Ministry has now written to all these companies, warning that continued availability and operation of these banned apps, directly or indirectly, is not only illegal but also an offence under the Information Technology Act and other applicable Acts read more
Jul 21, 2020 16:03
A civil miscellaneous application was filed in the Lahore High Court earlier this month demanding an immediate ban on TikTok. read more
Jul 20, 2020 16:08
TikTok Australia general manager Lee Hunter, who was recruited from Google in June, has written to Australian politicians saying TikTok was “being used as a political football”. read more
Jul 19, 2020 09:13
When comments get personal, artists are getting creative. They’re taking insults issued online and turning them into viral virtual projects. read more
Jul 19, 2020 06:27
It was not immediately clear what other locations are under consideration. But it has hired aggressively in California this year, including poaching Kevin Mayer, a former Walt Disney Co executive, to be TikTok’s chief executive. He is based in the United States. read more
Jul 16, 2020 07:09
The move to ban TikTok in the US has suddenly gained momentum after India’s decision in this regard last month. read more
Jul 15, 2020 06:27
All the information is going straight to massive super computers in the cloud in China, US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien said, adding, “So China is going to know everything about you. They are going to have biometrics on you. You ought to be very careful regarding who you give such personal information to.” read more