The next TikTok could well be on the way to the U.S. before long

Sep 22, 2020
The wildly popular video-sharing app may be the beginning of a new era in Chinese tech.
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A TikTok office in Culver City, California. Both Oracle and Walmart are interested in data.
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The WeChat ban will have economic effects, too

Sep 18, 2020
In addition to the bans on downloads and updates, users in the U.S. won’t be able to make payments through WeChat.
Millions of Americans use the WeChat app to send money to family back in China.
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Trump administration bans WeChat, TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday

Sep 18, 2020
The Commerce Department says, starting Sunday, neither app can be downloaded or updated in the U.S.
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Oracle may be left out of TikTok's razor-sharp algorithm

Sep 14, 2020
The wildly popular app relies on algorithm-based customizing that's helped glue users to their screens.
The TikTok office in Culver City, California, in August.
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on culture, competition and what keeps him up at night

Sep 8, 2020
"The threats that get you are the substitution threats," Netflix's co-founder and CEO said.
"The threats that get you are the substitution threats," Netflix's co-founder and CEO said.
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New Chinese export rules make TikTok sale more complicated

Aug 31, 2020
China updated its export rules in a way that could delay the sale of TikTok.
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TikTok takes the Trump administration to court

It's a tactic to buy more time against the president's impending ban on the app.
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How TikTok and WeChat escalated the U.S.-China trade war

Aug 7, 2020
President Trump's executive order restricts Chinese tech platforms. Correspondent Jennifer Pak discusses the future of competition in developing markets.
A man rides past the offices of Tencent, the parent company of Chinese social media platform WeChat, in Beijing.
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With executive orders, White House takes aim at two social media giants

These orders mean that in 45 days, transactions with WeChat or TikTok from American persons or companies would be banned.
Pictured: The social media application logo, TikTok is displayed on the screen of an iPhone on an American flag background.
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