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U.S. Officials Reassure Apple That It Can Work With WeChat in China

Senior U.S. administration officials are seeking to reassure Apple and other U.S. companies that they will be able to continue doing business with Tencent’s WeChat messaging app in China, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Such reassurance would be a relief for both Apple and Tencent. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to prohibit U.S....

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