Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP adviser calls on the tech titan to divest its Chinese holdings amid TikTok talks (MSFT)
Monday, 3 August 2020 · Microsoft confirmed the company is exploring a deal to buy TikTok's operations in several countries including the US.
· President Donald Trump has threatened to ban the app over concerns including national security. Those concerns could affect Microsoft's bid.
· White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday questioned...
China's new rules around tech exports mean ByteDance's sale of TikTok's U.S. operations could need Beijing's approval, a Chinese trade expert told state media, a requirement that would complicate the..