Trouble at TikTok

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ByteDance’s wildly popular short video app has gotten caught up in U.S.-China tensions, with Washington worried that personal data on TikTok’s 100 million U.S. users could fall into Beijing’s hands.

Cover Story: Will TikTok Be the Next Huawei?

Founder Zhang Yiming’s efforts to defuse rising political pressures fail to gain traction as U.S. moves to follow India in banning the popular video app citing data security concerns

06 11, 2021 05:42 AM

Huawei Opens Largest Cybersecurity and Transparency Center in China

Chinese tech giant will invest $1.5 million each year in its seventh such center as part of efforts to build trust in its products in the face of U.S.-led sanctions

06 09, 2021 23:33 PM

Biden Revokes TikTok, WeChat Bans and Orders Security Review

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday revoking the Trump-era bans on TikTok and WeChat.

06 09, 2021 07:33 AM

Alibaba Kicks Off Spending Spree With $1 Billion for Cloud

Funds would back 100,000 developers and tech startups over three years as e-commerce giant seeks to move past antitrust crackdown

06 08, 2021 20:37 PM

Trailing Rivals, Tencent Short-Video App Pivots to Movies and TV

Weishi will transition to offering clips from longer-form content and build a system to redistribute the work of other creators, the tech giant’s vice president says

06 03, 2021 21:31 PM

In Depth: The $15 Billion Chinese Fast Fashion App You’ve Never Heard Of (Part 2)

Shein’s opaque ownership and media-shy approach means it’s hard to know who is calling the shots, let alone whether or not its vast supply chains are ethical

06 02, 2021 20:31 PM

In Depth: The $15 Billion Chinese Fast Fashion App You’ve Never Heard Of (Part 1)

Closely-held Shein is valued among the world’s biggest tech startups and is challenging Western rivals like Zara with a wide product range sold at bargain-basement prices

05 31, 2021 14:09 PM

Value of 10 Chinese Tech Majors Falls Over $800 Billion Since February

Government crackdown sends investors fleeing

05 26, 2021 20:14 PM

U.S. Judge Issues Final Order Removing Xiaomi From China Military Banned List

Verdict coincides with the Biden administration’s decision last week to postpone the start date of a ban on new U.S. investments in companies allegedly linked to the Chinese military

05 26, 2021 17:38 PM

In Depth: Upstarts Shake Tencent’s Hold on China’s Gaming Industry

New generation of rivals including miHoYo, FunPlus and Lilith Games seize market share with high-quality content developed in-house

05 25, 2021 07:18 AM

ByteDance Rival Kuaishou Reports 37% Sales Growth

Revenue surges to $2.65 billion though the net loss widens amid a jump in sales and marketing costs

05 20, 2021 11:04 AM

Update: ByteDance Founder Zhang Yiming to Step Down as CEO

The 38-year-old entrepreneur will be replaced at the end of the year by Liang Rubo, the company’s head of human resources

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