The Trump administration’s hardline stance against China imperils TikTok owner ByteDance’s efforts to strike a deal with Oracle Corp and keep its short video-sharing service operating in the US. Photo: ZUMA Wire/DPA The Trump administration’s hardline stance against China imperils TikTok owner ByteDance’s efforts to strike a deal with Oracle Corp and keep its short video-sharing service operating in the US. Photo: ZUMA Wire/DPA
The Trump administration’s hardline stance against China imperils TikTok owner ByteDance’s efforts to strike a deal with Oracle Corp and keep its short video-sharing service operating in the US. Photo: ZUMA Wire/DPA

Trump’s anti-China ‘posturing’ puts TikTok-Oracle deal in limbo, analysts say

  • While Trump wanted an outright sale of TikTok’s US business, Oracle agreed to become a ‘trusted technology provider’ and let ByteDance keep majority ownership
  • The stakes are high for the Trump administration because of the potential impact TikTok’s mostly young user base could have on the US presidential election in November

Topic |   TikTok ban
The Trump administration’s hardline stance against China imperils TikTok owner ByteDance’s efforts to strike a deal with Oracle Corp and keep its short video-sharing service operating in the US. Photo: ZUMA Wire/DPA The Trump administration’s hardline stance against China imperils TikTok owner ByteDance’s efforts to strike a deal with Oracle Corp and keep its short video-sharing service operating in the US. Photo: ZUMA Wire/DPA
The Trump administration’s hardline stance against China imperils TikTok owner ByteDance’s efforts to strike a deal with Oracle Corp and keep its short video-sharing service operating in the US. Photo: ZUMA Wire/DPA
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