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Kenya partners with TikTok to promote wildlife conservation amid threats

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) on Tuesday launched a partnership with the Chinese short video sharing platform, TikTok to raise awareness on the importance of conserving iconic wildlife species. TikTok’s partnership with KTB, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Conservation International will spotlight the spectacular …

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Biden revokes Trump executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat

The White House revoked Trump-era executive orders that tried to ban TikTok and WeChat Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked and replaced executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat and eight other software applications signed by former President Donald Trump. “President Biden revoked and replaced three E.O.s …

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U.S. federal judge blocks Trump administration’s TikTok ban

Washington, US | Xinhua | A U.S. federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration’s ban on the popular video-sharing app TikTok, the latest defeat in the administration’s clamp down on the app. “For the foregoing reasons, Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction is granted as to all the prohibitions listed …

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TikTok granted 15-day extension to reach deal with U.S. buyers

Washington, US | Xinhua | Popular video-sharing app TikTok was granted by the U.S. government a 15-day extension to reach a deal with U.S. buyers, a federal court filing showed Friday. This means the deadline for ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, to reach a deal with Oracle and Walmart has …

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Robbery of TikTok reveals unabashed U.S. hegemony

Beijing, China | XINHUA | The U.S. government recently coerced ByteDance to sell video-sharing app TikTok’s U.S. business to American companies, repeating its old trick of seizing high-tech enterprises by abusing state power. Media and experts pointed out that the United States used the pretext of national security to carry out …

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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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