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As the US gets ready to ban TikTok downloads, there is still no proof the app is spying on you for China

TikTok, the app beloved by Generation Z, might get booted out of the US. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images The Trump administration is forcing TikTok to sell off its US business by September 15 or else face a ban, accusing it of posing a privacy and national security threat because it is owned by a Chinese company. The administration has explicitly claimed TikTok spies on people but has never offered public evidence. Experts diving through TikTok's code and policies say the app collects user data ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Hong Kong, Europe, Instagram, Washington, China, Disney, US, Trends, European Union, Beijing, Reddit, Ban, Donald Trump


TikTok to challenge Trump order banning transactions with video app and Chinese owner ByteDance

TikTok is expected to launch a legal challenge as early as Monday against impeached U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits transactions with the popular short video app and its China-based owner, ByteDance, reports Reuters late on Friday. From Reuters: Trump issued an executive order on Aug. 14 that gave ByteDance 90 days to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok. ByteDance has been making progress in talks with potential acquirers, including Microsoft Corp and Oracle. ...
Tags: Post, News, Justice, White House, China, Tech News, Commerce, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Microsoft Corp, Picks, Bytedance, TikTok Bytedance, Echo Wang David Shepardson


What's the Deal With That Strawberry Dress on TikTok?

How fantasies about the pastoral, lost innocence and future festivity converged in one diaphanous pink $490 garment.
Tags: Art, News, Dresses, Strawberries, TikTok (ByteDance, Matoshi, Lirika


Trump Says He Supports Oracle Owning TikTok

President Trump, who has been pushing for a sale of the Chinese-owned video app, did not say whether Oracle would be a better buyer than Microsoft.
Tags: News, Social Media, Mergers, Ellison, Oracle Corporation, Trump, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Computers and the Internet, Politics And Government, Donald J, Mobile Applications, Enterprise Computing, Lawrence J, TikTok (ByteDance


You Can’t Find a Laptop. Now What?

Why laptops are sold out, and what to do.
Tags: News, Social Media, E-learning, Shopping and Retail, Computers and the Internet, TikTok (ByteDance, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A TikTok Ban Is Overdue

Critics say we shouldn’t abandon the ideal of an open internet. But there is such a thing as being a sucker.
Tags: News, Trump, Computers and the Internet, Economic Conditions and Trends, Politics And Government, Donald J, WeChat (Mobile App, TikTok (ByteDance


How Plants Can Help People Grow

Marcus Bridgewater, who posts on TikTok as Garden Marcus, shares tips about caring for one’s plants and oneself.
Tags: News, Social Media, Gardens and Gardening, Instagram Inc, TikTok (ByteDance, Marcus Bridgewater, TikTok as Garden Marcus


Trump’s Attacks on TikTok and WeChat Could Further Fracture the Internet

The president’s restrictions on Chinese tech may be part of an eye-for-an-eye logic called reciprocity. The price could be a global patchwork of online fiefs.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, United States, Trump, Google Inc, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, Donald J, United States International Relations, Protectionism (Trade, WeChat (Mobile App, Tiktok, TikTok (ByteDance


TikTok Signs Music Deal with UnitedMasters

As the Chinese-owned app negotiates its potential sale, it is signing a different sort of deal.
Tags: News, Social Media, Mergers, Steven, Mayer, Stoute, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Kevin A, TikTok (ByteDance


Trump Officially Orders TikTok’s Chinese Owner to Divest

The president, who last week gave ByteDance 45 days to sell its stake or else face U.S. restrictions, added a 90-day deadline under a national security law.
Tags: News, Social Media, Trump, Executive Orders and Memorandums, Musical.ly Inc, Bytedance, TikTok (ByteDance


Trying to Make It Big Online? Getting Signed Isn’t Everything

Young people come to Los Angeles in droves with dreams of fame and fortune. Once they’re discovered, it’s not always sunny.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif, Coaches and Managers, TikTok (ByteDance


A Third of TikTok’s U.S. Users May Be 14 or Under, Raising Safety Questions

Three current and former employees expressed concerns about the Chinese-owned app’s safeguards for children who could be even younger than that.
Tags: News, Privacy, Social Media, Federal Trade Commission, Computer Security, Microsoft Corp, Computers and the Internet, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Children and Childhood, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, Musical.ly Inc, TikTok (ByteDance


We Tested Instagram Reels, the TikTok Clone. What a Dud.

TikTok might not be winning over President Trump, but it sure beats its Instagram copycat for making and sharing short videos.
Tags: Music, News, Social Media, Millennial Generation, Instant Messaging, Trump, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, Mobile Applications, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Instagram Inc, TikTok (ByteDance, Content Type: Service


McDonald’s Lawsuit Puts Spotlight on Severance Policy

The fast-food giant’s suit against its former C.E.O. may prompt other companies to review their pay and severance policies.
Tags: News, Mergers, McDonald, Easterbrook, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Executive Compensation, McDonald's Corporation, TikTok (ByteDance, Stephen J (1967-


Trump’s Orders on WeChat and TikTok Are Uncertain. That May Be the Point.

The restrictions on the two Chinese-owned apps followed a familiar model for other policy announcements on China from the Trump administration.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, Trump, Tencent Holdings Ltd, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mobile Applications, International Trade and World Market, Mobile Commerce and Payments, WeChat (Mobile App, TikTok (ByteDance


Is TikTok More of a Parenting Problem Than a Security Threat?

Even as the White House moves against the Chinese social media app, the intelligence agencies do not see it as a major issue along the lines of Huawei.
Tags: News, White House, China, Social Media, Warner, Central Intelligence Agency, Trump, Mike, Gordon, Microsoft Corp, Senate Committee on Intelligence, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Pompeo, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


Trump Swings Against TikTok, WeChat

President Trump signed executive orders against two popular China-based apps. Let me try to explain.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, Trump, TikTok (ByteDance, Trump Swings Against TikTok WeChat


So What Does Trump Have Against TikTok?

His foolish and dangerous edicts suggest that the United States, like China, no longer believes in a global internet.
Tags: News, China, United States, Data Storage, Computer Security, Computers and the Internet, Politics And Government, Mobile Applications, TikTok (ByteDance


Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World

The all-purpose app, which the administration is restricting along with TikTok, is how many Chinese living abroad stay in touch with each other, and with people back home.
Tags: News, China, Censorship, Instant Messaging, Trump, Donald J, Mobile Applications, United States International Relations, WeChat (Mobile App, TikTok (ByteDance, China 's Bridge


Trump’s TikTok and WeChat Edicts Are Straight Out of China’s Playbook

The foolish and dangerous move suggests that the United States, like China, no longer believes in a global internet.
Tags: News, China, United States, Data Storage, Computer Security, Trump, Computers and the Internet, Politics And Government, Mobile Applications, TikTok (ByteDance


Trump Targets WeChat and TikTok, in Sharp Escalation With China

The government cited national security concerns in announcing sweeping restrictions on two popular Chinese social media networks, a move that is likely to be met with retaliation.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, Instant Messaging, Trump, Tencent Holdings Ltd, Politics And Government, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mobile Applications, WeChat (Mobile App, TikTok (ByteDance, Trump Targets WeChat


The Tech You Love

GPS, Spotify, Pokémon Go: Our readers tell us about the tech that makes their lives better.
Tags: News, Social Media, Microsoft Corp, TikTok (ByteDance


With TikTok Mired in Uncertainty, Facebook Pounces With Instagram Reels

Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, rolled out a new product that lets people create 15-second videos and share them.
Tags: Facebook, News, Social Media, Computer Security, Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Mobile Applications, Mark E, Instagram Inc, TikTok (ByteDance, Zhang Yiming (1983-


Is TikTok a Good Buy? It Depends on What’s Included

TikTok’s most valuable assets, a hyper-effective algorithm and a community of popular creators, may not be as easy to acquire as the company itself.
Tags: News, Social Media, E-commerce, Artificial Intelligence, Mergers, Trump, Microsoft Corp, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Computers and the Internet, Donald J, TikTok (ByteDance




TikTok, Trump and an Impulse to Act as C.E.O. to Corporate America

The president’s interventions in company dealings based on his own instincts are a departure from the arm’s-length approach of predecessors of either party.
Tags: News, China, America, Social Media, Mergers, Trump, Microsoft Corp, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, International Trade and World Market, Relocation of Business, United States International Relations, TikTok (ByteDance, TikTok Trump


Microsoft Can Save TikTok — if Trump Doesn’t Mess It Up

Microsoft wants to buy the Chinese app, and the administration needs to get out of the way.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Social Media, Trump, Microsoft Corp, United States Politics and Government, TikTok (ByteDance


Trump Says Microsoft Can Bid for TikTok

The president said he did not object to a potential acquisition of the Chinese-owned app, retreating from comments about banning the service.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Social Media, Mergers, Trump, Microsoft Corp, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Foreign Investments, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Mobile Applications, TikTok (ByteDance


The Strange Saga of TikTok

The chief executive of a big tech company negotiated directly with the U.S. president over an app. Say what?
Tags: News, Social Media, Trump, Nadella, Satya, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, TikTok (ByteDance


How TikTok’s Owner Tried, and Failed, to Cross the U.S.-China Divide

The founder of ByteDance, Zhang Yiming, dreamed of building a global tech company based in China. Then the geopolitical reality set in.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc, Mayer, Foreign Investments, Mark E, Kevin A, TikTok (ByteDance, Zhang Yiming (1983-, U S China Divide, ByteDance Zhang Yiming