TikTok head Alex Zhu  in New York on, November 14th, 2019. ‘The data of TikTok is only being used by TikTok for TikTok users,’ he said. Photograph: Alexander Harris/The New York Times

Like almost everybody who runs a big tech company these days, Alex Zhu, the head of the of-the-moment video app TikTok, is worried about an image prob(...)

The US government has launched a national-security review of the China-owned video app TikTok, according to reports. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The US government has launched a national-security review of the China-owned video app TikTok, according to reports. The reports on Friday from Reut(...)

Shares of Broadcom, which is effectively barred from continuing its hostile pursuit of Qualcomm, rose nearly 3 per cent in morning trading. Qualcomm shares fell 3.5 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

Broadcom chief executive Hock Tan is unlikely to put the brakes on his acquisition spree after the microchip maker’s $117 billion bid for rival Qualc(...)

Syngenta had said in July it expected the deal to close this year despite concerns that US regulators could throw a spanner in the works

A US regulator has cleared ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta, the companies said on Monday, boosting chanc(...)