Chinese e-commerce company Pinduoduo said it will put side one billion yuan ($144 million) for subsidies to help merchants on its online marketplace whose businesses have suffered due to the coronavirus. During a conference call with analysts Wednesday, Pinduoduo CEO Colin Huang described the virus outbreak as “one of the most intense and trying periods we have experienced.” He said the...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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