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Marco Rubio to seek U.S. government probe of TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he would ask the U.S. government to open an investigation into TikTok, the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is "censoring content" to satisfy Beijing's leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Rubio seeks U.S. government probe of TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he would push for an investigation into the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is “censoring content” to satisfy Beijing’s leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Sen. Rubio: U.S. government should probe TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he would ask the U.S. government to open an investigation into TikTok, the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is "censoring content" to satisfy Beijing's leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

TikTok"s chief is heading to Washington to defend the video-sharing platform against censorship and privacy concerns as lawsuits and investigations pile up

John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch TikTok is facing mounting pressure over concerns that it censors content deemed offensive to the Chinese government, accesses users' data without their consent, and poses a threat to US national secur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2019

Capitol Report: TikTok faces legislation that aims to ban U.S. government workers from using the video-sharing app

TikTok has been targeted this week by Republican and Democratic lawmakers, in a fresh sign of the security concerns that Washington has with the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 6th, 2020

Apple and TikTok skipped a Senate hearing on Big Tech and China, and empty seats show lawmakers aren"t pleased (AAPL)

REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Senators Chuck Schumer and Marco Rubio have asked the US government to investigate TikTok about ties to China. On Tuesday, the US Senate is ho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2019

U.S. government investigating TikTok over national security concerns

The review of the Chinese-owned social-media company adds to its woes in Washington......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

U.S. government investigating TikTok over national-security concerns

The review of the Chinese-owned social-media company adds to its woes in Washington......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2019

Rubio plans bill to block federal pensions investing in China

Senator Marco Rubio plans legislation to block U.S. government pensions from investing in Chinese stocks after the board overseeing the funds put off a decision that would add exposure to China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 2019

TikTok raises national security concerns in Congress as Schumer, Cotton ask for federal review

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Sen. Tom Cotton asked U.S. intelligence officials to probe TikTok, expressing fears that the Chinese-owned social-networking app poses "national security risks.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 24th, 2019

Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the US government to investigate TikTok over claims it"s censoring content that might upset China

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Marco Rubio, the US senator from Florida, has asked the US government to investigate TikTok, the globally popular short-form video ap.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2019

A Recap Of Social Media Earnings

Social media use is booming due to government-imposed quarantines, and we finally know just how much more the world's largest social platforms are being used. TikTok, the social video company owned by Chinese company ByteDanc.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaMay 6th, 2020

Plaza restaurants call out landlord for lack of rent assistance

Although local restaurants have adapted to meet government orders regarding COVID-19, it hasn't come without a financial burden or concerns regarding continued operations. To seek financial relief, a group of restaurants on the Country Club Plaza cont.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

The Ratings Game: Nio stock falls after Citi downgrade warns that new partnership isn’t a cure-all

Shares of Chinese electric-car maker Nio Inc. are falling after a Citi analyst expresses concerns about the company’s “underwhelming” performance as of late, as well as a new arrangement with the government of Hefei......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 2nd, 2020

The TSA said it never used TikTok out of national security concerns, but videos on official agency accounts and from TSA officials appear to contradict that

TikTok/TSA/Mary Meisenzahl The TSA says it has stopped allowing employees to use Chinese-owned video app TikTok. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 25th, 2020

How China Is Censoring Coronavirus Critics In The US

How China Is Censoring Coronavirus Critics In The US Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Chinese government is all about censorship, and this.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2020

US troops are still posting to TikTok despite concerns about Chinese spies, and there"s not much the Defense Department can do about it

Screenshot/TikTok By the beginning of 2020, all branches of the US military had announced a ban on popular soci.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2020

U.S. Army bans TikTok on military devices, signaling growing concern about app’s Chinese roots

The U.S. Army has banned military personnel from using the popular video app TikTok on government phones, following guidance from the Pentagon and highlighting growing tensions over the app's Beijing-based parent firm......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 31st, 2019

ByteDance has no sale plans for TikTok, media report untrue - internal note

Chinese social media firm ByteDance has no plans to sell part or all of its TikTok app, the short video platform's head said on Tuesday, denying a media report which said the company was currently weighing options to do so due to U.S. concerns......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 24th, 2019

China denies report of forced labor over Tesco Christmas cards

U.K. retailer Tesco Plc’s suspension of a Chinese supplier over allegations that it used prison labor prompted an angry back-and-forth between China’s government and the former journalist who raised the concerns......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 23rd, 2019

Girl finds plea from Chinese prisoners inside Christmas cards

U.K. retailer Tesco Plc’s suspension of a Chinese supplier over allegations that it used prison labor prompted an angry back-and-forth between China’s government and the former journalist who raised the concerns......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 23rd, 2019