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Oracle acquire TikTok US, Microsoft bid rejected
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Oracle acquire TikTok US, Microsoft bid rejected

New York, Sep 15th, 2020: Satya Nadella led Microsoft lost a bid to acquire TikTok in the US after the Chinese owner of the video-sharing platform select Oracle to be its technology partner for its American operations, ahead of the September 20 deadline set by President Donald Trump that the popular app will be banned in the US if it isn't sold to an American company Microsoft said in a statement on Sunday that the Chinese owner of TikTok ByteDance has informed it that they would not be selling TikTok's US operations to Microsoft. We are confident our proposal would have been good for TikTok's users, while protecting national security interests. To do this, we would have made significant changes to ensure the service met the highest standards for security, privacy, online safety, an...
Walmart joins Microsoft bid to acquire video app TikTok
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Walmart joins Microsoft bid to acquire video app TikTok

Washington, Aug 28, 2020: USA based world's largest retail store Walmart set to bid with Microsoft to acquire Chinese owned video app Tiktok. Walmart made a joint acquisition bid with Microsoft to acquire TikTok US business after the US President set the deadline to stop Tiktok operation in the USA. Microsoft provides cloud computing services that help run the retailer's stores and online shopping. The two companies signed a 5-year partnership in 2018, enabling them to join forces against a shared rival, online shopping giant Amazon. Walmart said in a statement that a deal with Microsoft and TikTok could help it expand its advertising business and reach more shoppers. TikTok has gained 100 million US users. But the White House is pushing TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance to sel...
Twitter in discussion with TikTok for Acquisition
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Twitter in discussion with TikTok for Acquisition

New York, 10th Jul 2020: According to a report, the Social media platform Twitter is in discussions for the acquisition of TikTok USA after Microsoft bid. The move of US President Donald Trump said he would ban the app in 45 days creates an opportunity for a platform like Twitter to make big in the current social media war. Trump declared Thursday that the popular Chinese video app TikTok and social network WeChat “threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.” In an executive order, Trump gave Americans 45 days to stop doing business with the platforms, effectively setting a deadline for a sale of TikTok by its Chinese parent firm ByteDance. He has also demanded that a significant portion of the sale go to the US Treasury. Microsoft has...
Microsoft in talks to acquire TikTok, Trump considers ”banning” app in US
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Microsoft in talks to acquire TikTok, Trump considers ”banning” app in US

Washington, Aug 1, 2020: Microsoft said they are in advance talks to acquire TikTok's US operations, even as President Donald Trump considering to ban the popular Chinese-owned video app. "We are looking at TikTok. We may be banning TikTok," Trump told reporters at the White House. India has banned as many as 106 Chinese apps, including TikTok, a move welcomed by both the administration and the lawmakers. "We may be doing some other things. There are a couple of options. But a lot of things are happening, so we'll see what happens. But we are looking at a lot of alternatives with respect to TikTok," Trump said in response to a question. Microsoft team headed by Satya Nadella is in advanced talks to acquire the US operations of TikTok. The deal could run into billions of dollars. ...