China Passes Export Control Laws for Sensitive Export

China has fired the latest shot in the ongoing trade war with the US, passing legislation to restrict exports of sensitive technology.

You Can’t Find A 24-Year-Old On Facebook Today

Personally‌, ‌I‌ ‌don’t‌ consider TikTok‌ a national security threat says Vayner Media CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. ‌But‌ ‌maybe‌ ‌I’m‌ ‌not‌ ‌sitting‌ ‌on‌ ‌information‌ ‌that‌ ‌others‌ ‌are.‌ ‌But‌ ‌no‌, ‌I‌ ‌do‌ ‌not.

TikTok Wins Reprieve Against Being Banned

TikTok has won its latest round against the Trump administration, getting a temporary injunction against the administration’s looming ban.

Administration May Restrict Chinese Firm SMIC

The Trump administration is considering imposing export restrictions on China’s biggest chip maker, SMIC.

Barry Diller: TikTok Deal Is A Crock

Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia Group, says the entire TikTok deal is a crock.

China Won’t Approve TikTok Deal, Says State Media

Based on what I know, Beijing won’t approve current agreement between ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, and Oracle, Walmart, because the agreement would endanger China’s national security, interests and dignity.

TikTok Deal: ‘Virality Driving This Asset To Be Worth $200 Billion’

Given the amount of content on that channel with the amount of marketing that’s being spent to drive more users there’s a virality that is driving this asset to be worth over a period of time $100 to $200 billion.

Oracle/Walmart/TikTok Deal May Be Headed For Another Impasse

The deal to keep TikTok running in the US is headed for another impasse over control of the new company.

TikTok Oracle Deal Approval Imminent

President Trump told reporters today that he heard that Oracle and TikTok are “very close to a deal.” He said that a decision on the pending deal will be made “pretty soon.”

Oracle TikTok Deal Dead?

Is the Oracle TikTok deal dead on arrival? According to China state-affiliated media China will not allow ByteDance to sell TikTok’s U.S. operations to Oracle (or Microsoft), nor will the company be allowed to give the source code to any U.S. buyers.