U.S. authorities have extended the deadline on their national-security review of TikTok, giving the video app’s Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance more time to strike a deal to sell the business. The review, which had been slated to wrap up this Friday, is now set to conclude on Dec. 4. It’s the second extension that the company has received since the Trump administration announced that it...
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These days, when I ask sources in Silicon Valley what I should write about, I get some version of: “The big story is really how great everything is going.”At that I roll my eyes. As a journalist, I’m wired to believe that the hype isn’t always as it appears. But lately I’ve been thinking more about the negative consequences of—well, being so negative. Because it’s also true that these...
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