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Microsoft Reportedly Buying ByteDance's US Stake In TikTok After Donald Trump Orders China To Sell App

9 days ago   |   By Inquisitr

Microsoft could soon be the proud owner of the U.S.-based part of TikTok , one of the most popular social media apps in the world. Ashley Stewart of Business Insider wrote on Friday that Microsoft could purchase a stake in China's ByteDance.
ByteDance is expected to be ordered by President Donald Trump to divest itself of ownership of the software's U.S. operations in the coming days. Stewart reported there are multiple sources saying Microsoft is the front runner to swoop in and snap up those shares.
Stewart said that none of the companies involved in the talks are commenting on the...
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Trump says that he will ban TikTok on Saturday; president rejects Microsoft's interest in the app

Trump says that he will ban TikTok on Saturday; president rejects Microsoft's interest in the app

9 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

On his way to Florida today, President Donald Trump told reporters, "We're looking at TikTok, we may be banning TikTok. We may be doing some other things. There's a couple of options. But a lot of things are happening, so we'll see what happens. But we are looking at a lot of alternatives with respect to TikTok." At the same time, speculation was swirling that that is valued anywhere between $50 billion and $100 billion.
Perhaps something happened in Florida that put the president in a foul mood. Returning from the Sunshine State this evening, Trump told the media ...
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