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Oracle to partner with Bytedance, parent of TikTok

The continued drama over TikTok has seen first Microsoft, then Twitter, then Oracle, then Walmart and Microsoft, then Triller all vying for one of the world’s most popular social apps. With the 45-day deadline closing, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Bytedance has selected a suitor.

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Twitter may have entered the ring in a deal to acquire TikTok

With the drama over TikTok has reaching new heights, another contender may have entered the ring with Microsoft. With the 45-day deadline closing where U.S. companies will no longer be able to do transactions with not only Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok, the pressure is certainly on. There are many angles to this story, […]

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Microsoft may acquire entire TikTok business from ByteDance

The drama over TikTok has reached a new and important milestone. The President of the United States has set a 45 day deadline where U.S. companies will no longer be able to do transactions with not only Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok but Tencent as well. There are many angles to this story, each […]

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TikTok is “Fundamentally Parasitic” According to Reddit CEO

Reddit CEo Steve Huffman took a shot at TikTok this week at a conference. He called the service “Fundamentally Parasitic” and the company is spyware. He appears to be specifically concerned with “device fingerprinting” that the platform uses to track user behavior. Huffman’s comment was in response to a question about what startups could learn […]