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

05 01, 2021 20:32 PM

TikTok Names ByteDance Finance Chief as New CEO

Short video sensation announces Shouzi Chew, its parent’s CFO, will take over as its top executive

04 26, 2021 13:46 PM

Chinese Firms Are Listing in the U.S. at a Record Pace

Firms from the mainland and Hong Kong have raised $6.6 billion through initial public offerings in the U.S. this year

04 24, 2021 07:41 AM

ByteDance Pours Cold Water on Blazing IPO Speculation

After weeks of reports and rumors, owner of TikTok declares it ‘doesn’t meet the conditions for a public listing’

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 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 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

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