Zhang Yiming

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A successful deal would allow Mr Trump to drop his threat of shutting down TikTok and avoid alienating its army of young users ahead of the November 3rd US election. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

ByteDance and Oracle issued conflicting statements on Monday over the terms of an agreement they reached with the White House over the weekend to allo(...)

 Photograph: Yan Cong/Bloomberg

TikTok owner ByteDance said on Tuesday it would hand out cash bonuses to employees working to help it “overcome challenges posed by the Covid-19 pande(...)

The Trump administration’s impending ban on TikTok has further worsened tensions between Beijing and Washington. Photograph: AP

TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer has resigned just months after taking the helm of the viral short video app, stepping out of the crossfire as the T(...)

A Microsoft-TikTok tie-up would allow the US tech company to enter a market dominated by rivals such as Facebook, Google’s YouTube and Twitter.

Microsoft will press ahead with talks to buy TikTok’s US operations from the video app’s Chinese owner ByteDance despite US president Donald Trump’s r(...)

TikTok’s owner is known for its generous pay and benefits. Photograph: AFP via Getty

ByteDance, the Chinese start-up behind the popular short video app TikTok, is looking to hire 10,000 new employees, defying a global chill that has fo(...)

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(...)