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China Would Kill TikTok If Oracle Deal Fails To Excite US Authorities

As Trump's proposed deadline for US businesses to cut ties with the popular Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat is fast approaching, tensions among the two economic superpowers are rising to a fever pitch. In the past few weeks, it seems...

It’s TikTok With Oracle In the US As Microsoft loses Out To China

After one and a half months of all kind of negotiations, rumours and speculations on TikTok acquisition deal in the US, the dust is finally settling down. Microsoft TikTok deal has fallen apart as the ByteDance has turned their...

Walmart Dials Microsoft For TikTok Acquisition

The TikTok acquisition is heating up in leaps and bounds as days go by! In a surprise development, Walmart has entered the race as well. But, it is not as a third contender!  The American retail giant, instead of bidding...

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded and unparalleled growth that stole the limelight; then came the showdown, with the sudden ban on this...

Microsoft Confirms That Buying TikTok Is On The Cards!

Putting an end to all speculations Microsoft has confirmed that the company is actively exploring options to buy TikTok. The Redmond giant has revealed that talks with ByteDance as well as the US government are on and if everything...

Industry Experts are Still Optimistic About TikTok’s Growth in India

Chinese short-video app TikTok has consistently generated several headlines a day for the past three weeks after the Indian government decided to ban 59 Chinese apps in late June. Faced with the prospect of losing its largest overseas market...

ByteDance To Sell TikTok At A Valuation To The Tune Of $25 Billion?

The rising challenges for TikTok in multiple markets one after another has forced ByteDance to explore the possibility of selling TikTok before it's too late to act. According to the TheInformation, a group of TikTok investors and the management are...

Major Restructuring And Millions of Deleted Videos: TikTok Rediscovering Itself?

The past few weeks have been excessively turbulent for Chinese short video app TikTok as the country's international relations experience mounting unrest. It all started in June when India banned 59 Chinese origin apps, including TikTok, from the Google Play...

TikTok Global Downloads by Quarter: Q1 2017 – Q1 2020

The above graph represents the TikTok global downloads by quarter, starting from fiscal Q1 2017 to Q1 2020. The social video app TikTok downloads increased a massive 58% QoQ, from just 199.4 million in Q4 2019 to more than...

TikTok Growth in the US: Just Hype Or Perfect For Brands To Target Gen Z?

In 2020 all brands, businesses and marketers are obsessed with figuring out how TikTok has gained such massive popularity and user base among Generation Z. However, it is debatable whether the usage levels are as high as reported for...

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Keep Your Aadhaar Card Locked: UIDAI Takes A Measure To Prevent Adhaar Fraud!

At a time when data breaches have become way too frequent, the Unique Identification Authority of India, aka UIDAI,...