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Microsoft reportedly paused its talks with ByteDance to buy TikTok's US operations after Trump said he wouldn't support a deal

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Microsoft paused negotiations with ByteDance over TikTok's US operations after President Donald Trump said he wouldn't support a deal, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The newspaper reported that Microsoft had been in "advanced talks" with ByteDance, but those were stalled when the president told reporters Friday evening that he wanted a flat ban on the Chinese-owned app and not a sale.
Trump's comment to reporters came after a month of his administration publicly threatening to ban the app.
Officials like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have expressed concerns about the possible sharing...
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Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

3 days ago   |   By Stl Today

NEW YORK - Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns, according to a person familiar with the discussions...
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