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In a Divided Washington, Biden Could Still Exert Economic Power

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will take office in January with a weak economy weighed down by the resurgence of the coronavirus, millions...
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‘There’s No There There’: What the TikTok Deal Achieved

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SAN FRANCISCO — The saga of TikTok had everything: Ominous threats of surveillance. A forced fire sale. Threats of retaliation. Head-spinning deal terms that morphed...
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TikTok Deal Exposes a Security Gap, and a Missing China Strategy

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WASHINGTON — President Trump has declared victory in his latest confrontation with China, saying that he headed off a looming national security threat by forcing...
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TikTok Accepts Deal Revisions as Trump Prepares to Review Proposal

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WASHINGTON — The Chinese company that owns TikTok has accepted the Trump administration’s changes to a deal designed to mitigate the White House’s concerns that...
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TikTok’s Proposed Deal Seeks to Mollify U.S. and China

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WASHINGTON — After more than six weeks, two White House executive orders, new Chinese regulations and multiple bidders, a deal for the social media app...
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Oracle Chosen as TikTok’s Tech Partner, as Microsoft’s Bid Is Rejected

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WASHINGTON — The Chinese owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle to be the app’s technology partner for its U.S. operations and has rejected an acquisition...
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TikTok Deal Faces Complications as U.S. and China Ratchet Up Tit-for-Tat

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SAN FRANCISCO — On most days, companies like ByteDance, Microsoft, Walmart and Oracle are considered kings within their fields. But over the weekend, it became...
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TikTok Deal Is Complicated by New Rules From China Over Tech Exports

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As the sale of TikTok enters its final stages, Beijing is saying it wants the last word. In a bureaucratic two-step, China on Friday updated...