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Trump to block TikTok and WeChat downloads in the U.S. from September 20

1 month ago   |   By Venture Beat

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat. Current TikTok users will see little change on Sunday and U.S. Commerce Department offic...
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Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat starting Sunday

Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat starting Sunday

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The U.S. Commerce Department said it will issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on September 20.
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People are scrambling to download TikTok after the Trump administration issued an order banning it from app stores

People are scrambling to download TikTok after the Trump administration issued an order banning it from app stores

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Trump administration announced on Friday that TikTok would be banned from US app stores by Sunday. Now, people appear to be rushing to download the app before the ban goes into effect.
TikTok shot to the second-highest slot on Apple's App Store on Friday morning. It had hovered around the fourth slot for most of the week prior, according to analytics firm App Annie. Downloads have been more consistent on the Google Play store, with the app remaining the third most popular free app as of Friday morning.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Friday morning that...
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U.S. to start blocking TikTok and WeChat downloads Sunday

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The U.S. will begin blocking the distribution of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, the Department of Commerce said Friday.
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Trump will ban US downloads of Chinese apps TikTok & WeChat starting September 20

Trump will ban US downloads of Chinese apps TikTok & WeChat starting September 20

1 month ago   |   By RT

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The US will ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads from September 20

The US will ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads from September 20

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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The US has banned TikTok and WeChat from US app stores in a new order that comes into effect from September 20.
The order, issued on Friday by the US Commerce Department, effectively bars US citizens from downloading the two Chinese-owned apps from either Apple or Google's app storefronts.
As of September 20 the Commerce Department confirmed it will prohibit : "Any provision of service to distribute or maintain the WeChat or TikTok mobile applications, constituent code, or application updates through an online mobile application store in the US." Business Insider has...
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US to ban people from downloading TikTok or WeChat apps this weekend

US to ban people from downloading TikTok or WeChat apps this weekend

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department will ban people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on Sunday.
ByteDance has been in talks with Oracle Corp and others to create a new company, TikTok Global, that aims to address U.S. concerns about the security of its users' data. ByteDance still needs President Trump's approval.
The Commerce Department will order the “deplatform” of the two apps in the United States and bar Apple's app store and Google Play from offering the apps on any platform “that can be reached from...
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