• TikTok dating guru gives tips on how to bag athletes, rich guys in NYC

    TikTok dating guru gives tips on how to bag athletes, rich guys in NYC

    For New York City dating guru Tiffany “Tiff” Baira, meeting a potential mate isn’t just fun — it’s her “favorite hobby.” “I’m definitely the Samantha of my friend group,” Baira told The Post, referring to the promiscuous character on HBO’s “Sex and the City.” “I’ve woken up to a lot of sweaty strangers.” So when …
  • Can US TikTokers still legally use the app after Sunday’s download ban?

    Can US TikTokers still legally use the app after Sunday’s download ban?

    The Trump Administration’s long-threatened TikTok ban is here, but don’t plan a funeral for the popular video app just yet. Beginning Sunday, both Apple and Google will be forced to stop making TikTok available to download on their app stores. Likewise, TikTok will not be able to update its software after Sunday. Nevertheless, users who …
  • Trump administration to ban TikTok app downloads starting Sunday: report

    Trump administration to ban TikTok app downloads starting Sunday: report

    The Trump administration will issue an order banning Americans from downloading TikTok as the video-sharing app rushes to seal a deal with US software giant Oracle, a new report says. The Friday order from the US Commerce Department will ban Apple and Google from offering TikTok — along with another Chinese-owned app, WeChat — on …
  • Trump Administration Wants U.S. Investors to Hold Majority Stake in TikTok

    Trump Administration Wants U.S. Investors to Hold Majority Stake in TikTok

    Trump administration officials have expressed skepticism over a deal that would leave Chinese-based ByteDance with a majority stake in TikTok, saying in order to quell national security concerns over the app American investors should hold a majority share. In an executive order last month, President Trump gave ByteDance 45 days to sell its U.S. TikTok …
  • President Trump doesn’t want ByteDance to be TikTok’s majority owner

    President Trump doesn’t want ByteDance to be TikTok’s majority owner

    President Trump said he doesn’t want ByteDance to be TikTok’s majority owner under the Chinese tech giant’s proposed partnership with Oracle. Reports this week have indicated ByteDance wants a majority stake in a new US-based company set up to run TikTok’s global business — a proposal Trump said he “conceptually” didn’t like. “If that’s the …
  • Chinese Firm ByteDance Would Retain Majority TikTok Stake in Deal with Oracle

    Chinese Firm ByteDance Would Retain Majority TikTok Stake in Deal with Oracle

    National security regulators are reviewing a proposal that would leave ByteDance, TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company, with a majority ownership stake in the short-form social media app. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., or Cfius, reviewed the deal that includes California- based tech firm Oracle’s bid to …
  • Larry Kudlow says US in ‘deep review’ of TikTok’s deal with Oracle

    Larry Kudlow says US in ‘deep review’ of TikTok’s deal with Oracle

    White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Wednesday said the US was in a “deep review process” of a deal Oracle struck with the popular video-sharing app TikTok’s Chinese parent company. Kudlow says “security and ownership” were important to President Trump in the review process. Earlier Wednesday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the …
  • TikTok, Huawei, ZTE: The Politic's Technology Arms of Chinese Communist

    TikTok, Huawei, ZTE: The Politic's Technology Arms of Chinese Communist

    Ongoing developments have exposed a new strain of political ball game: technology. In a sign of building tensions between the two major powerhouses in this regard, the US ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, announced today he is stepping down from his position. Although there are many potential causes for this, the US pressure in the …
  • Sen. Josh Hawley urges feds to reject Oracle deal with TikTok

    Sen. Josh Hawley urges feds to reject Oracle deal with TikTok

    Sen. Josh Hawley called on the feds to shoot down TikTok’s proposed partnership with Oracle because it would keep the popular short-video app tethered to its Chinese owner. The Missouri Republican laid out his concerns in a Monday letter urging the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US to reject TikTok parent ByteDance’s proposal to …
  • Trump Administration to Conduct National Security Review of TikTok Sale to Oracle

    Trump Administration to Conduct National Security Review of TikTok Sale to Oracle

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that the Trump administration will conduct a national security review of the sale of TikTok to Oracle, which won the bidding war for the video-sharing app’s U.S. operations. ByteDance, TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company, has accepted an offer from Oracle, a tech firm based in California, to buy TikTok’s U.S. …