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French TikTok block in overseas territory sets ‘dangerous precedent,’ critics warn

politico.eu An unexpected and drastic measure to cut off access to the app in New Caledonia marks an EU first. No such shutdowns have ever been recorded within the EU. | Delphine…

TikTok tests 60-minute videos, expanding into YouTube’s territory

scmp.com Neither TikTok nor its Chinese owner ByteDance immediately responded to a request for comment on Friday. The feature, first shared publicly by UK-based social media…

TikTok, DOJ request prompt decision on potential app ban

axios.com The Department of Justice and TikTok asked a U.S. appeals court on Friday to expedite its consideration of legal challenges to the new U.S. law requiring parent company…

Political Donations Hits Record $91M of Crypto Pre 2024 Election

cryptonews.com The crypto industry has made a record $94 million in political donations since 2023 in an effort to support pro-crypto governance. According to a May 17 Bloomberg report,…

TikTok Requests Expedited Court Review to Decide on App Ban by December

tftc.io The U.S. Justice Department and the popular social media platform TikTok, owned by China-based ByteDance, have jointly requested an expedited review of legal challenges…

Avoid These Three AI Stocks (BIDU, INTC, AI)

247wallst.com Growth in artificial intelligence spending is red hot, but which stocks should be avoided? 24/7 Wall Street Analyst Eric Bleeker looks at three stocks he’s avoiding and…

TikTok says it's testing letting users post 60-minute videos

cbsnews.com TikTok is testing letting users upload videos that are 60 minutes long as it experiments with longer form content. The feature is in a trial phase, and only a small number…

Current and Former Dodgers Owners, World's Wealthiest Law Firm Working On Bid To Buy TikTok

dealbreaker.com ByteDance certainly doesn’t *want* to sell the wildly popular app TikTok. However, the United States actually got over its partisan dysfunction to pass a “divest or ban”…

Meet the Irish teacher helping students prepare for exams on TikTok

siliconrepublic.com Nearly at 400,000 followers on TikTok now, Tadgh O’Donovan wants to meet young people where they tend to spend most of their time and offer them a role model to hone a…

Biden's Chinese EV tariffs don't address national security concerns

cbsnews.com President Biden's move to quadruple tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles isn't meant to head off any potential national security threats posed by internet-connected vehicles…

France Blames Deadly New Caledonia Uprising On TikTok, Russia, & Azerbaijan

zerohedge.com France Blames Deadly New Caledonia Uprising On TikTok, Russia, & Azerbaijan More shocking images have come out of the ongoing unrest and riots which have gripped the French…

Taiwan, on China’s Doorstep, Is Dealing With TikTok Its Own Way

nytimes.com As it is in the United States, TikTok is popular in Taiwan, used by a quarter of the island’s 23 million residents. People post videos of themselves shopping for trendy…

How Meta is paving the way for synthetic social networks

platformer.news I. On Thursday, the AI hype train rolled through Meta's family of apps. The company's Meta AI assistant, a ChatGPT-like bot that can answer a wide range of questions, is…

TikTok Tests Hour-Long Videos In Select Markets

mediapost.com As TikTok and its massive creator base attempt to block the potential ban/selloff in the U.S., the ByteDance-owned social media company is continuing to compete with YouTube…

TikTok's Free Speech Argument Has Support Among Legal Scholars

dealbreaker.com Things are looking up for TikTok. After Congress and the President signed off on a requirement for ByteDance to divest itself of TikTok, the company promised to go to court…

US to Target Chinese Connected Cars Over National Security

asiafinancial.com A day after US President Joe Biden sharply increased tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Washington will soon issue proposed rules on…

Microsoft reportedly tells hundreds of AI and cloud staff to consider leaving China

businessinsider.com Drew Angerer/Getty Images Microsoft is offering relocation to hundreds of China-based employees. The offer has been made to machine learning and cloud workers, The Wall…

Why the stockmarket is disappearing

economist.com The law of supply and demand is one of the first things that students of economics learn. When the price of something goes up, producers bring more to market. What, then, is…

Marseille FC's billionaire owner Frank McCourt set for US TikTok bid

euronews.com The entrepreneur is preparing a consortium to buy TikTok as US President Joe Biden pushes the platform's China-based parent company to sell. Businessman Frank McCourt, owner…

Baidu ekes out modest revenue growth, as AI competition rises in China

scmp.com A personalised news feed of stories that matter to you Get more with my NEWS Baidu ekes out modest quarterly revenue growth amid escalating generative AI competition in…

TikTok's big bet to fight the ban bill

dcs.megaphone.fm Last week, TikTok filed a lawsuit against the US government claiming the divest-or-ban law is unconstitutional — a case it needs to win in order to keep operating under…

Billionaire real estate mogul organizing 'people's bid' to buy TikTok

foxbusiness.com Billionaire Frank McCourt is organizing a consortium of investors to from its China-based parent company, ByteDance, as the social media platform faces a potential ban in…

Billionaire real estate investor Frank McCourt wants to buy TikTok

aol.com None Frank McCourt is organizing a group to acquire TikTok's US business through Project Liberty. • None US lawmakers voted to ban the Chinese-owned app unless the US arm…

Billionaire Real Estate Mogul Hopes to Turn TikTok Into His Utopian Internet Dream

gizmodo.com Frank McCourt, the billionaire real estate mogul and former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is currently working on a bid to buy TikTok, according to reports from several…

The Billionaire Frank McCourt Mounts a Bid to Buy TikTok

nytimes.com Ever since Congress passed a bill that would force the Chinese company ByteDance to sell or shut down TikTok, one of the biggest questions has been: Who could buy it, given…

Why ex-Dodgers owner Frank wants to make a bid for TikTok

latimes.com Frank McCourt says he plans to form an investment group to bid on TikTok. The anguished wails have gone forth from millions of tormented teenagers across the land of the…

Billionaire Frank McCourt Pursues TikTok Acquisition

thedailyupside.com Real estate billionaire Frank McCourt wants to take on the mother of all TikTok challenges: Improving the internet. On Wednesday, McCourt told Semafor that he’s cobbling…

TikTok creators sue U.S. government in a bid to stop potential ban

latimes.com Eight TikTok creators sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, alleging their rights to free speech are being violated by a new federal law that would ban the social video app…

TikTok Creators Seek To Block Potential Nationwide Ban

mediapost.com Eight U.S. TikTok users who have a combined 14 million followers on the platform are seeking to block a new law that bans the app unless it's sold within one year by…

Real estate billionaire, former Dodgers owner eyes buying TikTok

thehill.com Real estate billionaire Frank McCourt is organizing a bid to buy TikTok, as the app’s China-based parent company ByteDance faces down a potential U.S. ban if it doesn’t sell…

There’s a new TikTok bid brewing

aol.com There’s no shortage of people who want to buy TikTok from China-based parent company ByteDance, the target of a new U.S. law that says it has to sell the social network…

Billionaire Frank McCourt says he's putting together a consortium to buy TikTok

aol.com Billionaire businessman and real estate mogul Frank McCourt said he’s putting together a consortium to purchase TikTok’s U.S. business, adding to the number of investors…

TikTok Creators Sue U.S. Government Over Law That Could Ban the Platform

inc.com A group of eight content creators who rely on the social media app toreachcustomers and audiences challenge the law requiring Chinese parent ByteDance to sell its U.S.…

Billionaire Frank McCourt’s Project Liberty forms consortium to bid for TikTok

nbcnews.com Create your free profile or log in to save this article Create your free profile or log in to save this article Entrepreneur and former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank…

Ozempic Craze + TikTok = Scams: Bad Actors Are Dangling Weight Loss Drugs to Con Americans Out of Their Money, Investigation Finds

benzinga.com TikTok Hosts Dozens of Scammers Peddling Ozempic and Other Weight Loss Drugs – But the Only Thing Likely to Get Lighter is Americans' Bank Accounts WASHINGTON, May 15, 2024…

Billionaire Frank McCourt’s Project Liberty forms consortium to bid for TikTok’s U.S. operations

theglobeandmail.com Entrepreneur and former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt said on Wednesday his organization, Project Liberty, is forming a consortium to buy social media platform…

Billionaire Frank McCourt assembles "people's bid" to buy TikTok

axios.com Frank McCourt, the former LA Dodgers owner, announced Wednesday morning that he's putting together a "people's bid" to buy TikTok from China's ByteDance. Why it matters:…

Project Liberty Forms Group to Bid For TikTok’s Operations in US

asiafinancial.com The non-profit group Project Liberty is forming a consortium to try to buy TikTok’s operations in the United States, according to its founder, US entrepreneur Frank McCourt.…

TikTok owner ByteDance launches low-cost Doubao AI models in crowded market

scmp.com ByteDance’s aggressive pricing for its Doubao large language model family shows the increased opportunity in mainland China, where more firms are scrambling to adopt GenAI…

TikTok Creators Sue to Block U.S. Law Requiring Sale or Ban

nytimes.com A group of TikTok creators, including a rancher, a skin care entrepreneur and a promoter of biblical literacy, sued the federal government on Tuesday over a new law that…

TikTok Creators Challenge Biden's Divestment Law In Court, Argue Platform Gives 'A Unique And Irreplaceable Means To Express'

benzinga.com A group of TikTok creators has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, contesting a law signed by President Joe Biden that mandates the divestment of the popular…

Tech critic McCourt mounts TikTok Bid

semafor.com The Scoop A billionaire tech critic says he is mounting a bid to buy TikTok, the massive Chinese-owned social media app whose parent company faces US government pressure to…

Xiaomi’s successful SU7 launch puts smartphone maker among China’s top 10 EV upstarts

scmp.com It joins other upstarts like Nio and Xpeng as new carmakers focused on EV production. The category excludes legacy brands like Volkswagen and established EV makers such as…

China’s Alibaba profit tumbles 86% though revenue beats estimates

cnn.com China’s Alibaba Group Holding reported an 86% plunge in fourth-quarter profit on Tuesday primarily due to valuation changes from equity investments, pushing its US-listed…

TikTok creators revolt against ban

fortune.com Eight TikTok content creators sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, issuing another challenge to the new federal law that would ban the popular social media platform…

How the TikTok ban could survive a court challenge

platformer.news On Tuesday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass an aid package for Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan that also includes a measure to force the divestment of TikTok. Observers…

Eight TikTok creators file lawsuit against U.S. government over potential ban

aol.com Eight TikTok creators filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government on Tuesday, arguing that a new law forcing a sale or ban the popular video-sharing app violates their First…

TikTok Creators File Lawsuit to Block US Divestiture Law

tftc.io A coalition of TikTok content creators has taken legal action, filing a lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday to challenge a new law that mandates the divestiture of the…

TikTok content creators sue the U.S. government over law that could ban the popular platform

bostonherald.com Eight TikTok content creators sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, issuing another challenge to the new federal law that would ban the popular social media platform…

TikTok content creators sue U.S. government over law that could ban platform

theglobeandmail.com Eight TikTok content creators sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, issuing another challenge to the new federal law that would ban the popular social media platform…

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