TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer is resigning, less than four months after he joined the video app owned by China’s ByteDance in May. Mayer’s resignation comes as ByteDance is in talks to sell TikTok’s operations in the U.S. and some other markets under intense pressure from President Donald Trump. Trump earlier this month ordered ByteDance to sell the U.S. business to an American buyer within 90 days....
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