TikTok may sue White House over ban as soon as August 11th

TikTok might quickly make good on its promise to fight the White House’s threatened ban on its service. An NPR source claims TikTok will file a lawsuit against the Trump administration as soon as August 11th. The suit will contend that the executive...

Trump’s threat to ban TikTok might be legal, but it’s super shady

On Friday July 31st, aboard Air Force One, Donald Trump issued a bold proclamation: “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” he told the assembled reporters, asserting that “I have that authority. I can do it with an...

Microsoft reportedly considers buying all of TikTok

Microsoft’s hoped-for TikTok deal could see it acquire much more than operations in the US and a few other countries. Financial Times sources claim Microsoft is pursuing plans to acquire all of TikTok’s worldwide business. ByteDance would still own T...

TikTok owner reportedly agrees to sell US stake to avoid ban

TikTok may drop its ties to China in very short order. Reuters sources claim TikTok’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, has agreed to sell its stake in the social network’s US operations to avert a possible ban. The agreement would have Microsoft protect Ame...

Recommended Reading: The fear of TikTok

Why America is afraid of TikTokMichael Schuman, The AtlanticA US Senator called it a Trojan Horse. President Trump reportedly wants Chinese owner ByteDance to sell it off to a buyer based in the States or to ban it entirely without having it change h...

India has banned TikTok, WeChat and many other Chinese apps

India has banned dozens of apps made by Chinese companies, including TikTok, WeChat and several QQ and Baidu apps. The Ministry of Information Technology made the decision “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prej...