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  • Trump’s tick is louder than his tock

    Art imitates life, but the ongoing tussle over TikTok’s ownership has begun to resemble the goofy sketches that made TikTok the most downloaded app in history. A compromise solution reportedly crafted by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin proposes cross-ownership so complicated that it’s impossible to…
  • TikTok Staves Off Ban After Trump Gives Nod to Partnership Deal

    President Donald Trump approved a partnership deal in principle that would allow TikTok to operate in the United States, even though it appeared to conflict with his initial order for China’s ByteDance to divest the video app. “I have given the deal my blessing,” Trump…
  • Last-minute TikTok deal averts shutdown

    President Donald Trump said Saturday he had approved a deal allowing Silicon Valley giant Oracle to become the data partner for TikTok to prevent a shutdown of the massively popular Chinese-owned video app that Washington has called a security risk. The deal, announced by the…
  • Chinese State Media Hails TikTok-Oracle Partnership Proposal

    Chinese state media praised the proposed deal between TikTok creators ByteDance and Oracle Corporation on Tuesday, with the Communist Party’s Global Times saluting it as recognition for “the hard-won efforts of the Chinese company amid a lack of trust between the world’s two largest economies.”…
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