TikTok picks Oracle to provide ‘secure’ cloud tech
As a part of this agreement, the video-sharing app will run on the Oracle Cloud and Oracle will become a minority investor in TikTok Global.
TikTok snubs Microsoft deal amid growing interest from Oracle
ByteDance, the video-sharing app’s parent, has told the software giant that it will not be selling TikTok’s US operations to Microsoft.
US steps up efforts to purge Chinese tech companies
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo extends Washington’s 5G “Clean Path” programme to encompass carriers, app stores, cloud computing and subsea cables.
Trump gives Microsoft until 15 September to buy TikTok
After threatening to ban TikTok, US president Donald Trump gives Microsoft six weeks to complete acquisition negotiations with its mother company, ByteDance.
Shunned by the West, Huawei powers SA’s 5G networks
All three telcos that have launched 5G in SA are using Huawei in parts of their 5G networks, including the Huawei 5G CPE router.
Facebook to review content policy after Trump backlash
The social media giant looks to review potential options for handling violating or partially-violating content.
‘We no longer recognise Facebook,’ say early employees
The employees write an open letter addressing Facebook’s leadership about the decision not to act on US president Donald Trump’s inflammatory posts.
Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump
US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.