The Canadian government has chosen to ban TikTok from government devices for “security concerns”. The move seems to be pure performance.
TikTok, like so many other websites these days, collects personal information. That has caused US lawmakers to table a bill banning it.
With Trump seemingly warming to the new TikTok deal, another player could foil everything: China. They have the final say and they are already unhappy.
While TikTok might have, at minimum, won a week delay in the ban, WeChat is suing the administration to block the ban. A judge has
China has likened the TikTok ban to “bullying”. This as analysts scramble to figure out what the Trump rejection means in the big picture.
As the TikTok Oracle deal seemed like it was getting closer to being final, the Trump administration is skeptical that the security concerns have been
We’re learning more details about the TikTok Oracle deal. It seems that TikTok’s headquarters will be moving to the US as part of the deal.
Microsoft is out of the bidding process and Oracle is set to buy TikTok. Unfortunately for Oracle, China seems poised to veto the sale.
Walmart has said that they would join Microsoft to buy TikTok. However, new export rules in China could thwart the social media platforms sale altogether.
Chinese social media giant Weibo has suffered from a data breach affecting 538 million users. In response, the Chinese government is stepping in.