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TikTok disappointed with latest decision from U.S. Commerce Department

Los Angeles, US | XINHUA | Video-sharing social networking platform TikTok said Friday that it felt disappointed with the decision announced by the the U.S. Commerce Department blocking the download and update of the company’s popular application starting Sunday. “We disagree with the decision from the Commerce Department, and are …

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TikTok submits proposal to U.S. authorities to resolve security concerns

Beijing, China | XINHUA | Video-sharing social networking platform TikTok said Monday it had submitted a proposal to the U.S. administration to resolve its “security concerns,” in order to continue the company’s operation in the future. Oracle, a U.S. multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in California, also confirmed in a statement …

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TikTok CEO resigns amid U.S. pressure on business

Los Angeles, US | XINHUA | TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned Wednesday amid continued U.S. pressure on the popular video-sharing app. In a letter to employees, Mayer said he had made the decision because of the dramatically changing political environment. The video-sharing social networking company on Monday filed a lawsuit …

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TikTok confirms to challenge Trump’s executive order

Los Angeles, US | XINHUA | The video-sharing social networking company TikTok confirmed Saturday that it will file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an executive order banning any U.S. transactions with its parent company ByteDance. ByteDance announced later that the lawsuit will be delivered next Monday. Los Angeles-based …

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Trump issues order banning U.S. transactions with TikTok in 45 days

Washington, US | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order banning any U.S. transactions with Chinese tech firm ByteDance, owner of popular video-sharing app TikTok, starting in 45 days, a controversial move widely criticized by experts. The app has been downloaded over 175 million times in …

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