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United States Army soldiers can no longer use TikTok on government-owned phones following a decision to ban the app.

Donald Trump gives Microsoft 45 days to seal TikTok deal

President Donald Trump only agreed to allow Microsoft to negotiate the acquisition of popular short-video app TikTok if it could secure a deal in 45 days, three people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app.

ByteDance, Microsoft offer White House a deal to keep TikTok in the U.S.

China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday.
Japan’s SoftBank plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line to create a $30 billion tech giant, as it bags struggling internet companies to bulk up against rivals like Rakuten.

SoftBank proposes $30 billion merger between Yahoo Japan and Line

Japan’s SoftBank plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line to create a $30 billion tech giant, as it bags struggling internet companies to bulk up against rivals like Rakuten.
A man walks in front of an electronic stock indicator displaying the share price of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on August 5, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on August 5, weighed down by a strong yen and tracking losses on Wall Street amid US-China trade woes. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

Tokyo stocks close sharply lower on strong yen

Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, weighed down by a strong yen and tracking losses on Wall Street amid US-China trade woes.

Airtel Africa eyes London stock market listing

Airtel Africa Ltd, a subsidiary of India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd, said on Tuesday it was considering a stock market flotation in London to reduce existing debt.

Tokyo stocks end lower despite soaring Softbank Group

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday despite a stellar performance from telecoms and investment firm Softbank Group, which shot up nearly 18 percent after a huge buyback of its shares.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board displaying share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on January 7, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed up more than two percent on January 7, 2019, after European and US markets roared last week on strong US data and dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Tokyo shares close slightly higher

Tokyo shares closed marginally higher on Tuesday after being dragged down by worries about the Chinese economy amid trade tensions with the United States.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board displaying share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on January 7, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed up more than two percent on January 7, 2019, after European and US markets roared last week on strong US data and dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Tokyo’s stocks close down on rising yen, Huawei worry

Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
A man walks in front of a stock indicator board showing share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on December 10, 2018. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI - AFP)

Tokyo stocks close lower

Tokyo shares closed lower on Tuesday as uncertainty caused by factors including Brexit and trade tensions weighed on the market, wiping out early gains.
A picture taken in Tokyo on November 21, 2018 shows a stock indicator board showing the share prices of Japanese companies, with Nissan shares in the middle. (Photo by Martin BUREAU - AFP)

Tokyo shares slip after Wall Street rout

Tokyo shares ended lower Wednesday following a sharp fall in US stocks as fears over weakness in the technology sector spread throughout the wider market.

Gianni Infantino’s plans for new global tournaments back on FIFA agenda

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino’s, plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with football officials set to discuss the proposals on Friday.

Club World Cup and global nations league on agenda at FIFA council meeting

Plans to revamp the Club World Cup and introduce a global nations league are back on the agenda at the next meeting of the FIFA Council on Friday.
A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on July 13, 2018. Tokyo stocks opened higher on July 13 helped by a cheaper yen and rebounds on US markets. - AFP PHOTO - Kazuhiro NOGI

Tokyo stocks open lower on yen ahead of US-Japan talks

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, dragged down by a higher yen and caution ahead of Japan-US trade talks.

Wilbur Ross: 5G is a priority for Donald Trump administration

The U.S. commerce secretary said on Tuesday that building a next-generation 5G mobile network was a priority for President Donald Trump’s administration, boosting the argument behind the proposed merger of wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile.

Tokyo stocks open flat

Tokyo stocks opened flat on Tuesday with investor sentiment weighed down by a strong yen.

SoftBank offers to buy Uber shares at a $48 billion valuation

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is offering to purchase shares of Uber Technologies Inc at a valuation of $48 billion, a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Uber told potential investor about huge data breach before telling public

Uber said on Thursday that it discussed a massive data breach with potential investor SoftBank Group ahead of going public with details of the incident on Tuesday.

Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.

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