India to consider fresh responses from TikTok
India will consider fresh responses from TikTok if it seeks to re-engage with the government over its ban in the country, a senior official said, after the popular Chinese short-video platform agreed to sell some stake to Oracle and Walmart in the United States.
ByteDance in talks with US to avoid selling TikTok: Report
TikTok -- which has been downloaded 175 million times in the US and more than a bi...
SoftBank is said to consider bid for TikTok in India
Over the past month, the Japanese conglomerate, which owns a stake in TikTok’s Chinese p...
Donald Trump’s TikTok ban leaves Apple, Google stuck in the middle
Trump on Thursday said he wouldn’t extend a Sept. 20 deadline for a deal. But ByteDance Ltd., TikTok’s Chinese owner, may need more time to negotiate with suitors after new regulations from Beijing complicated the deal. The president has said if a deal isn’t done by the specified date then he’ll shut down TikTok.
ByteDance sees several senior exits
After the ban on both of ByteDance’s top apps, TikTok and Helo, amid the border standoff with China, the company has become a talent hunting ground for large technology and media companies.
Snack Video: Another China-developed app taking TikTok’s place in India
Snack Video escaped the wide-ranging government ban on Chinese apps, and in August it was the most downloaded video app on App Store and Google Play. Following Snack is MX Player’s TakaTak, data shared by Sensor Tower shows.
China's ByteDance says TikTok will be its subsidiary under deal with Donald Trump
Trump signed an executive order on Aug. 14 giving ByteDance 90 days to sell TikTok, amid concerns that the personal data of as many as 100 million Americans that use the app could be passed on to China's Communist Party government. On Saturday, he said he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States.
Change in TikTok's ownership may not be enough to lift ban in India
TikTok, which is owned by ByteDance, was one of 59 Chinese apps banned by the government because of national security issues, following border hostilities in June. A Microsoft-Walmart combine is among contenders seeking to acquire TikTok.
TikTok moving quickly to resolve issues in India, US: Bytedance founder Zhang Yiming
Yiming also thanked Mayer for his "efforts towards a resolution". Mayer’s exit, just months after he joined the popular short video app from Disney, could signal that the company has perhaps reached a deal which could be announced soon.
'Made in India' short video app 'Changa' grabs attention of TikTok influencers
A made-in-India short video platform 'Changa', has emerged as a new destination for creators who earlier used global apps such as 'TikTok', ...
Trump sets September 15 deadline for TikTok sale or shutdown in US
President Donald Trump set a deadline for September 15th for Tik Tok, the popular Chinese-owned video app, to be sold to a U.S. company or h...
It may look like an awkward fit but Oracle’s bid for TikTok has a simple explanation: Data
Microsoft Corp. has been seen as the front-runner in the race to acquire TikTok’s U.S. assets, and is the only company to publicly confirm talks with ByteDance. Trump told reporters Tuesday that Oracle also is interested in TikTok and “could handle” a purchase of the service.
ByteDance drops TikTok's US sale, to partner with Oracle: Report
ByteDance had been in talks to divest TikTok's U.S. business to either Oracle or a consortium led by Microsoft Corp after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the sale last month and threatened to shut down the popular short-video app in the United States if it was not sold.
Microsoft expands TikTok takeover ambitions to entire global business, including India operations
Microsoft on Sunday had said it was in negotiations with ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, to explore a purchase of the TikTok service in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. But, Financial Times, reported that Microsoft has since also pursued a plan that would include all countries where TikTok operates.
Microsoft's TikTok bid spotlights Windows maker's history with China
A deal would be in line with Microsoft's stance toward China where the firm has a sizeable presence - unlike fellow U.S. tech heavyweights such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google which appear to have given up on China's consumer-facing market with its miscellany of government strictures.