Chinese app maker ByteDance is trying to prove its short video app TikTok can keep U.S. user data secure and away from the Chinese government as the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States probes its 2017 acquisition of TikTok. According to Reuters, TikTok—which was called Musical.ly when Bytedance acquired it, is seeking to assure CFIUS it keeps user data in the country. That...
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Since 2018, Meta Platforms has paid videogamers to stream their play on Facebook’s gaming service, its alternative to Twitch. Now, in a new era of austerity, Meta is cutting back on those payments. Facebook Gaming in the second half of last year dropped its contracts with at least 200 creators that paid them to spend time streaming on the web service, according to two people with direct...
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