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Reports: President Trump to order China's ByteDance to sell TikTok

13 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

President Trump will order China's ByteDance to sell its hit video app TikTok because of national-security concerns, according to reports published Friday.
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Trump may force TikTok to sell its U.S. operations

13 days ago   |   By NBC News

Larry Kudlow, Trump's top economic adviser, said he had been informed the eventual buyer “will be a one hundred percent American company.”
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White House to force China's ByteDance to separate from TikTok in U.S. -sources

13 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - The United States is preparing to force ByteDance to shed the U.S. operations of TikTok over concerns the Chinese company's ownership of the popular short video app jeopardizes personal data, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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Reports: Trump to order China's ByteDance to sell TikTok

13 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

President Donald Trump will order China's ByteDance to sell its hit video app TikTok because of national-security concerns, according to reports published Friday.
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Trump Expected to Order China's ByteDance to Sell TikTok in U.S

13 days ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump plans to announce a decision ordering China's ByteDance Ltd. to divest its ownership of the popular U.S.-based music-video app TikTok, according to people familiar with the matter.
The U.S. has been investigating potential national security risks due to the company's control of the app, and Trump's decision could be announced as soon as Friday.
Spokespeople for the White House and Treasury Department didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. A TikTok spokesperson couldn't be reached for comment.
Snap Inc., a TikTok competitor, gained on the report...
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TikTok may soon come under Microsoft's wing

TikTok may soon come under Microsoft's wing

13 days ago   |   By iMore

Cue up the Steve Ballmer dance.
What you need to know
The Trump administration is rumored to be preparing an order that would compel Chinese company ByteDance to divest the U.S. portion of TikTok.
Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy the app from Bytedance.
There's no word on when a sale might be final, though the Trump administration's order could land "as soon as Friday."
The Trump administration is reportedly considering an order that would force Chinese company ByteDance to divest its ownership of popular app TikTok in the U.S. Fox Business Network's Charles Gasparino reports that...
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Trump to reportedly order TikTok's owner ByteDance to sell its US operations

Trump to reportedly order TikTok's owner ByteDance to sell its US operations

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Donald Trump is planning to sign an order directing the ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, to "divest its ownership" in the app's US operations, according to Bloomberg.
A Fox Business journalist also reports that Microsoft is interested in buying TikTok's US operations.
It's unclear what power Trump has to order a foreign company to sell off a part of its business.
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Donald Trump is reportedly ordering the Chinese parent company behind TikTok to sell the viral app's US operations.
Bloomberg reports that Trump is planning to sign an order...
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Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy TikTok's US operations

Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy TikTok's US operations

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to direct China's ByteDance to divest its ownership of social media app TikTok's US operations .
Fox Business Network's Charles Gasparino reports Microsoft is in talks to buy the stake.
Microsoft has yet to respond to a request for more information.
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U.S. Decision on TikTok Imminent, Two People Say

13 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.S. is poised to issue a decision on China ByteDance Ltd.'s ownership of music videoapp TikTok, according to two people familiar with the matter.
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Trump to Order China's ByteDance to Sell TikTok U.S. Operations

13 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump plans to sign an order to direct China's ByteDance Ltd.'s to divest its ownership of the popular U.S.-based music-video app TikTok, according to people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg News reports.
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