Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger: Dow Jones

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Twitter Inc. has held early talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app that the Trump administration has declared a national-security threat, Dow Jones reported, citing people familiar with the matter. It’s unclear whether Twitter will pursue a deal, which would involve TikTok’s U.S....
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TikTok to Sue Trump Administration Over Ban
ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, is planning to sue the Trump administration following claims that the app poses a security risk. President Trump signed an executive order, banning U.S. companies from doing business with ByteDance. Cheddar's Kristen Scholer and Baker Machado dive into Twitter's rumored interest in the company and Microsoft's potential purchase.

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