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

01 25, 2021 13:42 PM

Kuaishou Seeks $5.4 Billion in Biggest Tech IPO Since Uber

ByteDance rival is one of China’s biggest internet success stories of the past decade, part of a generation of startups that thrived with Tencent backing

01 22, 2021 03:08 AM

China’s New Monopoly Rules Put Fintech Giants in the Crosshairs

Nonbank payment providers such as Alipay and WeChat Pay could find themselves a target of antitrust investigations

01 21, 2021 09:26 AM

CX Daily: Japan’s New China Envoy Says Two Countries Need to Break Cycle of Ups and Downs

Jack Ma makes his first public appearance since October. Plus, Beijing finds two cases of a more infectious European coronavirus strain

01 20, 2021 20:41 PM

TikTok Owner Launches Digital Payment Service in Challenge Against Alibaba, Tencent

Move comes as company seeks to grab larger share of China’s booming livestreaming e-commerce market ahead of Lunar New Year

01 18, 2021 20:33 PM

China’s No. 2 Short Video App Kuaishou Set for Feb. 5 IPO, Source Says

Listing will test the market’s appetite for TikTok-like stocks as ByteDance’s Douyin weighs going public

01 18, 2021 20:23 PM

Chinese Short-Video Platforms Hosting Videos Promoting Endangered Wildlife Trade, Report Says

Hundreds of clips with millions of total views included animals such as elephants, turtles and horseshoe crabs

01 09, 2021 18:56 PM

China Announces Rules to Block ‘Unjustified’ Application of Foreign Laws

Commerce ministry says move aims to protect “normal trade” and other activities

01 06, 2021 20:17 PM

China Slams Trump Order Banning Alipay, WeChat Pay

Order is the outgoing administration’s latest bid to use national security powers against China’s technology companies

12 25, 2020 16:29 PM

Year in Review: Once Darlings, China Tech Giants Face Growing Scrutiny at Home and Abroad

Setbacks for telecoms giant Huawei, internet sensation TikTok and Starbucks challenger Luckin reflect increasing pushback against Chinese high-tech firms

12 25, 2020 04:33 AM

Alibaba U.S.-Listed Shares Tumble Most Ever on China Monopoly Probe

E-commerce giant’s U.S. listed stock fell 13% in its biggest one-day drop on record, bringing Alibaba to its lowest level since July

12 23, 2020 19:58 PM

Italian Regulator Takes Up Case Against TikTok for Endangering Kids’ Privacy

TikTok has 30 days to respond, as EU hones in on data security concerns regarding the Chinese video-sharing site

12 18, 2020 20:35 PM

Walmart and TikTok to Import Chinese-Style Livestreaming E-Commerce Stateside

Partnership builds on U.S. retailer’s tentative investment stake, seeking to capitalize on hit Chinese practice while lending a new commercial base to TikTok

12 17, 2020 09:43 AM

CX Daily: Private Chemical Producer Fails to Repay Bonds on Time but Avoids Default Label

MSCI follows rivals to remove some Chinese stocks from its indexes. A former TSMC executive joins China's leading chipmaker

12 16, 2020 05:41 AM

TikTok Appellate Judges Signal Skepticism of Trump’s Ban on App

Administration’s attack on ByteDance video-sharing unit may violate federal law, two of three judges say at hearing

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