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Timeline: TikTok's journey from global sensation to Trump target

6:39am BST

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Microsoft Corp's potential acquisition of TikTok's U.S. operations is the latest twist in a rollercoaster two years for the short video app, which has come under growing scrutiny from overseas governments as its global popularity soars.

Timeline: TikTok's journey from global sensation to Trump target

6:37am BST

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Microsoft Corp's potential acquisition of TikTok's U.S. operations is the latest twist in a rollercoaster two years for the short video app, which has come under growing scrutiny from overseas governments as its global popularity soars.

TikTok's journey from global sensation to Trump target

6:34am BST

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Microsoft Corp's potential acquisition of TikTok's U.S. operations is the latest twist in a rollercoaster two years for the short video app, which has come under growing scrutiny from overseas governments as its global popularity soars.

TIMELINE-TikTok's journey from global sensation to Trump target

6:30am BST

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 5 Microsoft Corp's potential acquisition of TikTok's U.S. operations is the latest twist in a rollercoaster two years for the short video app, which has come under growing scrutiny from overseas governments as its global popularity soars.

China vows retaliation if any U.S. action against journalists

04 Aug 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China vowed on Tuesday to retaliate if the United States persisted with "hostile action" against Chinese journalists who may be forced to leave in coming days if their U.S. visas are not extended. | Video

ByteDance founder defends TikTok's U.S. strategy in staff letter

04 Aug 2020

BEIJING ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming told employees on Tuesday there were misunderstandings on Chinese social media about TikTok's situation in the United States and that the company could face more difficulties as anti-Chinese sentiment rose abroad. | Video

Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng raises another $300 million, sources say

31 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Xpeng Motors has raised an additional $300 million from investors including Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, people familiar with the matter said.

UPDATE 1-Chairman of Daimler's China partner BAIC Group retires

31 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI, July 31 Chinese state-owned automaker BAIC Group, which has partnerships with German luxury automaker Daimler AG and Korea's Hyundai Motor Co, said on Friday its chairman has retired.

ByteDance AI research head to leave as pressure mounts on TikTok

28 Jul 2020

BEIJING Beijing-based ByteDance said on Tuesday the head of its artificial intelligence lab will leave the company, as its short-video app TikTok faces U.S. scrutiny over security and privacy issues.

Tesla hiring in Shanghai as production ramps up

28 Jul 2020

SHANGHAI Tesla Inc has launched a hiring spree in Shanghai with plans to bring on designers at its China studio and about 1,000 factory workers, job posts show, as the U.S. electric vehicle maker ramps up production in the world's biggest auto market.

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