CuriosityStream, the 5-year-old streaming service of documentaries on history, nature and science, announced it is going public through a $330 million merger with a special purpose acquisition corporation called Software Acquisition Group. CuriosityStream, which was founded by former Discovery CEO John Hendricks, is one of a number of companies going public through SPACS, which are seen as...
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TikTok CEO Expands Purview to Include ByteDance’s New App Lemon8
The Singapore-based CEO of TikTok, Shou Zi Chew, is getting a bigger job. TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, is putting its newer social media app, Lemon8, under Chew’s supervision, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The move appears to reflect ByteDance’s strategy of locating the heads of its global apps outside China, in an effort to defend...
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