Fastly, which provides a “content delivery network” that boosts performance of video and audio services on the internet, said in a letter to shareholders that TikTok parent ByteDance has removed most of its traffic from its service. This illustrates how the threat of a U.S. ban on TikTok is affecting technology providers that help power the popular video-sharing app. It’s an especially big...
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