Chinese tech giants, including Alibaba, ByteDance and Baidu, had placed orders worth billions for 2024 and Nvidia had planned to deliver some of them by mid-November
ByteDance and Flipkart are among the handful of names on the Japanese tech giant’s roster tipped to go public sometime soon
"If protecting national security is the objective, divestment doesn't solve the problem," a TikTok spokesperson said, responding to the US threat
Four ByteDance employees, two in China and two in the US, involved in tracking foreign reporters and sources of company leaks, were fired for examining the journalists' IP addresses
The firm seems to think its biggest public perception problem is that it's from China, according to the trove of material accessed by Gizmodo
TikTok said its staff in China were able to access Australian users' data but added that "our security teams minimise the number of people who have access to data"
Brendan Carr, the leading Republican Party member on the Federal Communications Commission, said TikTok collected sensitive data about US users that could be accessed in China
Leaked recordings revealed a person from TikTok’s Trust and Safety department as saying, ``Everything is seen in China,’’ Buzzfeed reported.
The Republican senators wrote they were "deeply concerned" that TikTok "is enabling the spread of pro-war propaganda to the Russian public'
The Biden administration withdrew Trump's order that ByteDance sell TikTok, but the Commerce Department is still pursuing new rules that target non-US apps.
The Chinese company sold its stake to Canadian investors during VerSe's fundraising round last month, the report said