August 27, 2020

Walmart says teaming with Microsoft in bid for TikTok

San Francisco (AFP) – US retail giant Walmart said Thursday it had teamed with Microsoft to buy TikTok, the Chinese-owned short-form video app that has come under fire from the administration of President Donald Trump.The app has been at the center of a diplomatic storm between Washington and Beijing since Trump signed an executive order on August 6 giving Americans 45 days to stop doing business with its Chinese parent company ByteDance. The president claims TikTok could be used by China to track the locations of federal employees, build dossiers on people for blackmail, and conduct corporate…

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