ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, said it had applied for a technology export license, a sign it is putting its deal for TikTok before the Chinese government for approval. ByteDance said it had applied for the export license in accordance with China’s list of prohibited and restricted tech exports. China recently updated its list to include software such as the computer algorithms that...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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