China’s ByteDance tells TikTok to draw up US shutdown contingencies as Trump ban looms

//China’s ByteDance tells TikTok to draw up US shutdown contingencies as Trump ban looms

China’s ByteDance tells TikTok to draw up US shutdown contingencies as Trump ban looms

China’s ByteDance told engineers of its popular short-video app TikTok this week to make contingencies should it need to shut down its US operations, even as it works toward divesting them, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.ByteDance has been ordered by President Donald Trump to divest TikTok in the United States, amid security concerns over the personal data it handles.Microsoft and Oracle are among US companies vying to acquire the assets of TikTok, which claims about 100…

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