Tag "TikTok"

Oracle becomes TikTok-US’ technology partner; Microsoft out of the league?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

It is September 14; a day before US Prez Donald Trump set a deadline on Bytedance. He had asked Bytedance to sell TikTok US to an American tech or face ban (much like India). Earlier, Microsoft has assumed the role

Like Microsoft takes on TikTok US, Reliance could buy TikTok India

By : CIOL Bureau

Chinese giant ByteDance is engaging in early discussions with Reliance Industries Limited. It wants the latter to back TikTok’s business in India. This move will potentially save the popular video app’s fate in its biggest market by users. It might

[Funding] Short Video App Chingari raises $1.3 Million in Seed Funding

By : CIOL Bureau

TikTok rival Chingari that came into fame after the former’s ban has raised $1.3M in seed funding. The company said the funding will be used to hire more talent to accelerate product development. It will also ramp up the platform

US Prez Trump asks for a chunk of TikTok US Sale; calls it a hot brand

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft and TikTok-US are in a negotiation deal over the country’s growing security reviews. The deal was possible as the US fears user data transfer to the Chinese Communist Government. To stop that from happening, TikTok has to close this

US Company over Chinese Communist party: Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok US for security review

By : CIOL Bureau

The controversy has been going on for days now. US President Donald Trump has his issues about the ByteDabce operated TikTok app. The app supposedly collects user data and sells it to the Chinese Communist Party. Thus, following a conversation

Tiktok along with 58 other apps banned in India

By : CIOL Bureau

India has been facing tensions on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China. In this wake, India has done a digital strike on China. The government has decided to ban on 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok. These are the

Scammers Using Fake TikTok Profiles to Trick Unsuspecting TikTok Users to Sign Up For Adult Dating Websites

By : CIOL Bureau

TikTok has quickly gained 88.6 million new Indian users in the first quarter of 2019 alone. As with any new and popular platform that launches in the market, scammers would always try their luck to manipulate it for personal gains

TikTok and Helo apps can face ban in India

By : CIOL Bureau

TikTok, a short video platform and Helo, a social media portal, both can face the risk of ban in India. Government of India asked 24 questions to both platforms owned by Chinese tech major Bytedance, and expect answers by 22nd