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

04 16, 2021 20:24 PM

China’s Market Regulator Publishes Tech Firms’ Vows of Virtue

Each of the 34 tech firms warned of ‘severe punishment’ for legal breaches publicly pledged to clean up its act this week

04 15, 2021 09:34 AM

CX Daily: Self-Styled ‘Godfather of Patents’ Rises, Falls on China’s Innovation Obsession

China plans to make it easier for migrants to get hukou in cities. ByteDance stays silent on its Hong Kong IPO plan

04 14, 2021 22:35 PM

Meituan, ByteDance Pledge to Comply With China’s Antitrust Laws

Chinese tech giants promise to cooperate with regulators, step up compliance to avoid abusing their market power in areas like pricing and forced exclusivity, and to avoid illegal M&A

04 14, 2021 19:56 PM

Update: TikTok Owner ByteDance Silent on Rumored Hong Kong IPO Plan

U.S. regulatory pitfalls amid tensions with China have convinced the short-video giant to raise cash closer to home, sources say

04 14, 2021 04:44 AM

Douyin Takes Action to Prevent Youth Addiction to App

Video streamer bans malicious accounts targeting minors, takes down illegal videos, adds ‘youth mode’ to restrict content and time spent watching

04 08, 2021 15:32 PM

Tencent Bets Billions on Gamers With More Fans Than NBA Stars

It’s betting that esports will entice and retain the internet audiences it needs

04 08, 2021 09:15 AM

CX Daily: Newly Formed Agriculture Giant Syngenta Group Posts Modest Annual Gains

With regard to a tax dispute, ByteDance and Indian government tell different stories. China's "Sky Eye" opens to the world

04 07, 2021 19:53 PM

ByteDance Claims Reprieve in India Tax Dispute

TikTok owner says a court has ruled it can use its funds in the country for operations, even as government says the money is frozen for potential settlement

03 30, 2021 19:15 PM

ByteDance Drops Unfair Competition Complaint Against Tencent

Dispute over allegations involving social media platforms was one of hundreds of lawsuits between the two tech titans

03 25, 2021 09:33 AM

CX Daily: China Telecom Comes Home With Mainland Listing

China issues its annual U.S. human rights report. Shanghai will provide Covid-19 vaccinations to foreign residents

03 25, 2021 06:16 AM

ByteDance Hires Xiaomi Executive Chew Shou Zi as CFO, Fuels IPO Speculation

Chew led Xiaomi public offering; heads to ByteDance post in Singapore as the short-video app leader seeks new growth drivers

03 24, 2021 20:35 PM

ByteDance Snaps Up Mobile Legends Publisher as Gaming Tussle With Tencent Intensifies

Game-maker Moonton, which has found particular success in Southeast Asia, will remain largely independent after the deal

03 24, 2021 20:25 PM

Kuaishou Shares Tumble After Losses Expand On Short-Video Platform’s Mounting Costs

The world’s No. 2 short-video app sees spending to grow user base eat into rising revenues as competition intensifies

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