TikTok CEO Shou Chew told a conference on Wednesday that no foreign governments had asked for access to U.S. user data, responding to concerns about the Chinese government’s ability to get hold of TikTok’s user data. Speaking at The New York Times DealBook Summit, Chew also disputed suggestions that his power over TikTok’s decision making was limited. “I am responsible for all of the strategic...
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I remember my jaw dropping last year when The Information’s Juro Osawa reported that Sequoia China was in talks to raise more than $8 billion in new funding from U.S. investors and others.I was baffled. I just couldn’t imagine that Sequoia, which had picked a slew of winners in the U.S. and China ranging from Google to Meituan, was going to continue to draw such inflows from the U.S. to its...
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