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TikTok Is On The Clock As Trump Threatens Ban, Microsoft Mulls Acquisition

TikTok, the popular social media video app with more than 500 million worldwide users, is caught in a political and technological crossfire. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 1st, 2020

Trump says Microsoft can pursue TikTok acquisition, NY Times reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 4th, 2020

Trump Asks Microsoft, ByteDance To Pay US Govt A Cut From TikTok Acquisition Deal

President Donald Trump is ready to approve Microsoft Corporation's (NASDAQ: MSFT) purchase of ByteDance’s short-form video app TikTok — but only if the United States government received “a lot of money,” the Wall Street Journal read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 3rd, 2020

Microsoft to continue acquisition discussions with TikTok after talking with Trump

The president previously indicated he was not in favor of a deal and said that he planned to ban TikTok in the United States......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 3rd, 2020

Trump has given TikTok"s owner ByteDance 45 days to reach a deal to sell the app

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Trump has given TikTok owner ByteDance and US tech giant Microsoft just 45 days to negotiate an acquisition. News broke over .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2020

Microsoft Confirms It Is in Talks to Buy the U.S. Arm of TikTok as Trump Threatens Ban

The deal could result in Microsoft owning and operating the TikTok service in the U.S., Canada, Australia.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 2nd, 2020

Microsoft says TikTok acquisition talks are back on after Nadella, Trump chat

Microsoft Corp. said Sunday it is ready to continue acquisition talks with China’s TikTok, following a conversation between CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 2nd, 2020

Microsoft faces complex technical challenges in carving out TikTok from its Chinese owner

Stephen Lam/Stringer/Getty Images The Trump administration has given Microsoft until Sept. 15 to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2020

TikTok has entertained offers from potential buyers like Microsoft and Twitter to appease Trump while ByteDance has been preparing to fight back

Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images; Clancy Morgan/Bus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2020

Trump’s TikTok and WeChat ban hurts Chinese internet stocks — here’s why his executive order also puts pressure on Microsoft

Two executive orders on Thursday gave American citizens and businesses 45 days to sever any relations with popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2020

TikTok threatens to sue the Trump administration over the executive order barring US firms from doing business with its parent

Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images; Clancy Morgan/Business Insider TikTok has threatened to sue the Trump administration over Thursday's executive order that bans US citizens and companies from doing business with its.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2020

A new report says that Microsoft is expanding its acquisition interest in TikTok to include the entire global business, but a source says it isn"t true (MSFT)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2020

Microsoft mulls bid for entire TikTok business, not just U.S., FT reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 6th, 2020

Pro-Trump creators are a lot more active on TikTok than Democrats" supporters, study finds, as Trump threatens ban

Jae C. Hong/AP Images A new analysis of political social-media posts found more TikTok videos supporting Republican causes than Democratic ones. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich stud.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020

Here"s How Microsoft Would Benefit From The TikTok Deal

Microsoft Corporation's (NASDAQ: MSFT) potential acquisition of TikTok in the United States could save the popular social media app from bein Latest Ra.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 4th, 2020

Analyst confident TikTok gets dealt as Trump says Microsoft can pursue purchase

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 4th, 2020

The Ratings Game: How acquiring TikTok could hurt Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. has a chance to scoop up the hottest craze in social media at a potentially attractive price, but analysts think a TikTok deal threatens the simple yet successful story that has pushed Microsoft’s valuation past $1.6 trillion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2020

The CEO of TikTok"s parent firm says Trump"s "real objective" is to ban TikTok, not force a sale to Microsoft

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2020

Trump risks playing into China"s hands by demanding a US government cut of any Microsoft-TikTok deal

Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images President Trump ri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2020

Trump wants the Treasury to get a substantial cut of any TikTok acquisition. China"s state media says that would be "open robbery."

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst President Trump said on Monday TikTok has a deadline of September 15 to sell its US busin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2020

MarketWatch First Take: Trump has no right to demand money from Microsoft-TikTok deal

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Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2020