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    TikTok gets reprieve as US holds off on enforcing ban

    | Updated at 09:55pm on November 13, 2020

    The US government announced Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok, saying it would comply with a court order in favour of...

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    TikTok owner eyes asset listings in Hong Kong: report

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 11:39pm on November 06, 2020

    ByteDance, the Chinese parent of viral video platform TikTok, is in talks to raise $2 billion from investors before a possible listing of some of...

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    Pakistan lifts TikTok ban

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 07:55pm on October 19, 2020

    Pakistan said on Monday that it would lift a recent ban on the video-sharing app TikTok after assurances that ‘immoral’ content would be blocked. The...

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    Pakistan bans TikTok over 'immoral content'

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 11:27pm on October 09, 2020

    Pakistan on Friday banned the wildly popular video sharing app TikTok, as authorities press their clampdown on ‘immoral’ content. Chinese-owned TikTok which has become a...

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    Millions hit by US WeChat block

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:42am on September 20, 2020

    Washington's crackdown on WeChat will disrupt communications between millions of people in the United States and their friends, families and business partners in China. But...

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    US govt confirms receiving Oracle bid for TikTok

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:23pm on September 14, 2020

    The US government has received a bid from Oracle for TikTok’s American operations after the video-sharing app’s parent ByteDance rejected a proposal from Microsoft, treasury...

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    Walmart teams with Microsoft in bid for TikTok

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:43pm on August 28, 2020

    US retail giant Walmart said Thursday it had teamed with Microsoft to buy TikTok, the Chinese-owned short-form video app that has come under fire from...

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    CEO of TikTok resigns amid US pressure

    Associated Press/UNB. Hong Kong | Updated at 02:00pm on August 27, 2020

    Kevin Mayer, CEO of TikTok, resigned on Thursday amid US pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which the White House...

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    TikTok files suit over ban

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:51pm on August 25, 2020

    Video app TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the US government’s crackdown on the popular Chinese owned platform, which Washington accuses of being a...