Tencent’s popularity may help it avoid trouble with Beijing. But its vast power could still squelch innovation in the world’s largest online market.
Zhang Yiming steered ByteDance to become China’s first truly globally successful internet company.
Never before have so many countries, including China, moved with such vigor at the same time to limit the power of a single industry.
A federal judge’s preliminary injunction means the app stores can continue offering the video app for downloads for now.
While President Trump has blessed a deal for TikTok, the video app filed to stop a ban of its service that is set to go into effect on Sunday.
Companies involved in a deal to resolve TikTok’s future publicly clashed over the arrangement, while President Trump threatened to block any deal that left the service in Chinese hands.
Leading candidates to fill her seat on the Supreme Court are likely to rule in favor of conservative causes that could affect Corporate America.
Technological progress has outpaced the political debate again. What will happen when the next TikTok arrives in the United States?
The agreement for the social media app falls short of President Trump’s promises.
The approval delays President Trump’s threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app from the United States until it receives investment from American partners.
He says that they are a security threat. If so, it is time to show the world the evidence.
When downloads of the Chinese-owned messaging service are barred in the U.S. starting at midnight on Sunday, the feud between the countries will hit home for millions of people.
Silicon Valley stars Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus explain what makes their blank-check company different.
The video app is also looking for a new chief executive and has talked to candidates including a founder of Instagram.
Deal makers involved in the talks to sell TikTok are exasperated.
The West still doesn’t understand the scale of Beijing’s soft-power ambitions.
Senate Republicans and others criticized the latest plan to allow TikTok to continue operating in the United States, citing national security concerns.
Forcing the unspooling of a complex global company is not as easy as yelling about the “China menace.”
The uncertainty over the future of the wildly popular video app has brought chaos to its user community — and to the entertainment and advertising industries as well.
There is plenty the U.S. government could do to ensure that TikTok acts responsibly without getting rid of it altogether.
The viral social media app has beefed up its lobbying operation to counter several potential actions in Washington that could threaten the company’s future.