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Trump supports deal to allow TikTok to continue to operate in U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he supports a deal that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, after threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app in August. Read More

 

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TikTok says it already committed to government oversight of U.S. data security

(Reuters) - Video-sharing app TikTok said on Saturday it has already committed to the U.S. government oversight of data security in the country, and that it was "disappointed" by the Trump administration's decision to ban it from U.S. app stores from Sunday. More »

 

Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new U.S. users on Sunday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat. More »

 

ByteDance plans TikTok IPO to win U.S. deal as deadline looms: sources

(Reuters) - China's ByteDance is planning a U.S. initial public offering of TikTok Global, the new company that will operate the popular short video app, should its proposed deal be cleared by the U.S. government, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. More »

 

TikTok files complaint against Trump administration to try to block U.S. ban

(Reuters) - Popular video-sharing app TikTok has asked a U.S. judge to block the Trump administration from enforcing a ban on the Chinese social media network, according to court documents filed late on Friday. More »

 

Unity Software soars in blockbuster NYSE debut

(Reuters) - Shares of Unity Software Inc soared in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, giving the gaming platform a market value of around $18 billion and signaling sustained demand for new stocks. More »

 

Zoox gets driverless car test permit in California, a win for Amazon

(Reuters) - Zoox Inc on Friday received a permit from California state authorities to test its self-driving vehicles without an in-car backup driver, marking a win for Amazon.com Inc, which acquired the startup in June. More »

 

Chime leapfrogs Robinhood as most valuable U.S. fintech startup

(Reuters) - Chime has raised $485 million in a new funding round that values the digital-only banking firm at $14.5 billion, a company spokeswoman said on Friday. More »

 

U.S. Senator Blumenthal demands AT&T drop push for ad-subsidized cellphone plans

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Friday called on AT&T Inc to stop pursuing plans to offer cellphone plans partially subsidized by advertising that he said would undermine consumer privacy. More »

 

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