TikTok

YouTube Launching Its Own TikTok Competitor 'Shorts'

(CNN) - Here's some tech news from the file of "you probably saw it coming..." YouTube is launching what appears to be what it hopes is a "TikTok killer." The Google-owned company's product is called "shorts." It operates much…

TikTok Confirms Partnership With Oracle

(CNN0 - TikTok confirmed on Monday that it has partnered with Oracle in an effort to resolve the Trump administration’s complaints about the short-form video app. Though TikTok did not mention Oracle by name, it said in a statement…

Microsoft's Offer To Buy Us TikTok Rejected

(CNN) - Oracle and TikTok will partner for U.S. operations; according to a source familiar with the matter. It's not exactly a sale, but it's meant to satisfy requirements from the Trump administration. Executive orders from the president require…

TikTok: Sale Needs China's Approval

(CNN) - The potential sale of the popular social media app TikTok is now facing new hurdles. China's government must approve any sale of U.S. operations by TikTok's parent company ByteDance. Government ministers said regulations were changed to "protect…

Tiktok Suing Trump Admin Over Looming Ban

(CNN) - The president is trying to ban the Chinese-owned app from the U.S. A move the company calls "highly politicized" so they're suing the Trump administration. In Monday's announcement; TikTok said it's arguing in California federal court that…

TikTok To Challenge Trump Admin Ban Attempt

(CNN) - TikTok says it will fight the Trump administration in court; over an executive order that bans its operation in the U.S. The company tell CNN, it could begin legal action this coming week. That's unless an American…

TikTok Could Be Sold To Avert U.S. Ban

(CNN) - American investors could step in to save TikTok in the U.S. A group of investors, including Venture Capital Firms Sequoia and General Atlantic, are mulling buying a majority stake from TikTok's Chinese parent company. That's according to…

TikTok Plans To Create 10,000 U.S. Jobs

(CNN) - TikTok says it plans to create 10,000 jobs in the U.S. over the next three years. The short video posting app said it's already tripled its U.S. workforce this year. The new jobs will be based in…