US President Donald Trump stressed that he did not mind Microsoft's purchase of Tik Tok, pointing out that Tik Tok could not be controlled by China. And that's urgent news for Al-Arabiya channel.
China has the data of "Tik Tok" users, US Presidential Adviser Donald Trump told Fox News. Microsoft has confirmed that it is in talks with the Chinese company, ByteDance, to purchase the popular video application TikTok and that the company president discussed with US President Donald Trump his concerns about the security and oversight surrounding such an acquisition.
According to the Indian site TOI, Microsoft said in a statement, that Microsoft and ByteDance provided notice of their intention to explore a deal leading to Microsoft's acquisition and operation of the TikTok service in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and the company said it expected to conclude those talks by September 15.
Trump had said, last Friday, that he would soon ban TikTok in the United States, and the company said Trump and CEO Satya Nadella spoke, and that Microsoft was ready to continue exploring purchases of US TikTok operations after their conversation.