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China’s ByteDance in Talks to Sell Its Overseas News App

China’s ByteDance, whose TikTok video app has taken the U.S. by storm, is trying to sell its overseas news and entertainment app, called TopBuzz, people familiar with the matter said.

ByteDance is in talks with a handful of potential buyers, including U.S.-based media companies, the people said. It remains unclear whether the discussions, which have been going on for at least three months, will result in a deal.