U.S. deadline to sell TikTok extended to Nov. 27

Business / Tech Nov 14, 2020

U.S. deadline to sell TikTok extended to Nov. 27

U.S. authorities have given the Chinese owner of TikTok two additional weeks to divest the social media sensation in order to resolve national security concerns voiced by President Donald Trump's administration, according to a court filing Friday. A notice filed by TikTok owner ByteDance in ...

Chinese app helps users bypass Great Firewall — then disappears

Asia Pacific Oct 12, 2020

Chinese app helps users bypass Great Firewall — then disappears

A Chinese app briefly gave the country’s internet users access to long-banned websites like Facebook and Google, setting off speculation about the future of Beijing’s censorship practices. The Tuber browser, backed by Chinese cybersecurity giant 360 Security Technology Inc., appeared to provide the nation’s 904 ...