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Technology Trump wants to ban TikTok in the US

10:15  01 august  2020
10:15  01 august  2020 Source:   t3n.de

TikTok: Twitter should also be in the running for the takeover

 TikTok: Twitter should also be in the running for the takeover © Provided by Dr. Windows TikTok The social network TikTok has been preoccupying the Microsoft world for over a week. Then it became known that the Redmond-based company had put out feelers to TikTok. So far there has been official talk that Microsoft would like to take over TikTok in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, but recent rumors also spoke of a possible buy-out of the global business. A report surfaced over the weekend that Twitter is also in the running for the takeover.

President Donald Trump has announced he is banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok in the US . He told reporters he could sign an executive order as early as Saturday. US security officials have expressed concern that the app, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, could be used to collect the

"As far as TikTok is concerned, we are banning them from the United States I will sign the document tomorrow," Trump told reporters on Air We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to

Top US aide expects tough action on TikTok, WeChat .
White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said Sunday he expected President Donald Trump to act firmly against the TikTok and WeChat applications, amid rising tensions between Washington and Beijing. "So expect strong actions on that" by Trump, Navarro warned.Trump last week had said he is considering banning the wildly-popular TikTok app as a way to punish China over the coronavirus pandemic.

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