Trump Says He Has Approved TikTok Sale to Silicon Valley Tech Giant OraclePresident Trump said Saturday he has approved a deal between TikTok's parent company ByteDance and Oracle, temporarily averting a ban on TikTok in U.S. app stores.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Hears Motion to Block Trump's Impending WeChat BanIn a rare Saturday afternoon hearing, a federal judge in San Francisco heard a motion by a user group hoping to block Pres. Trump's executive order limiting the China-based messaging app WeChat in the United States.
Feds Tell Apple, Google To Halt TikTok, WeChat App Downloads On SundayThe Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat in the popular app stores of Silicon Valley giants Apple and Google starting on Sunday.
TikTok Deal: ByteDance To Remain Majority Owner, Oracle To Host User DataTikTok's Chinese parent company, ByteDance, will continue to be a majority shareholder in the short-form video app under a proposed deal with Oracle being reviewed by the Trump administration.
TikTok Owner Picks Bay Area Based Oracle Over Microsoft As U.S Tech PartnerThe owner of TikTok has chosen San Francisco Bay Area-based Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.
'So Grateful' - Concord Waiter Stunned To Receive $1,000 Tip In Venmo ChallengeA waiter in Concord is getting much needed help during these tough times by receiving a $1,000 tip, thanks to a challenge on social media.
Twitter's Rumored Interest In Buying TikTok Sparks Stock RallyTwitter shares rose as much as 5% Monday after it reportedly held preliminary talks with TikTok.
TikTok Reportedly Could Be Sold To American Investors To Avert US BanUS investors are reportedly considering buying the video sharing app from Chinese parent company ByteDance in an effort to save TikTok's sizeable foothold in America.
Instagram's TikTok Clone Is Going GlobalInstagram believes that it can do TikTok better than TikTok — and this August, people will be able to decide for themselves.
Wells Fargo Tells Employees To Delete TikTok From Company DevicesWells Fargo has banned the social media app TikTok from company devices amid what it says are concerns about security.
Amazon Tells Employees To Delete TikTok Immediately—Then Takes It BackAmazon made waves on Friday by ordering employees to remove TikTok from their devices, only to announce hours later that the directive had been sent by mistake.
Facing US Scrutiny, TikTok May Undergo Corporate Changes To Distance From ChinaThe short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.
Secretary Of State: US 'Looking At' Banning TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media AppsThe United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
Did TikTok Teens, K-Pop Fans Punk Trump's Tulsa Rally?Did teens, TikTok users and fans of Korean pop music troll President Trump's campaign and drive down attendance at his first major public rally since the coronavirus pandemic began?
Fresno Man Pleads Guilty To Child Sexual Exploitation, Child Porn Using Social Media AppsA Fresno man pleaded guilty to child sexual exploitation and child pornography in federal court Friday, three years after first being discovered targeting young girls with computer and mobile apps.