The TikTok logo is displayed in the app store in this arranged photograph in view of a video feed of US President Donald Trump in London, UK, on Aug. 3, 2020. Photo: BloombergThe TikTok logo is displayed in the app store in this arranged photograph in view of a video feed of US President Donald Trump in London, UK, on Aug. 3, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
The TikTok logo is displayed in the app store in this arranged photograph in view of a video feed of US President Donald Trump in London, UK, on Aug. 3, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

Chinese tech giants face mounting pressure from the US government – will Baidu, Alibaba be next to get hit?

  • Although Trump’s response was ambiguous, not indicating whether he was referring to Alibaba and Baidu, it signaled that the US backlash may be snowballing beyond TikTok and Tencent
  • Two executive orders issued by Trump on August 6 stated that ‘any transaction’ related to ByteDance or WeChat would be banned after a 45 day grace period

Topic |   US-China tech war
The TikTok logo is displayed in the app store in this arranged photograph in view of a video feed of US President Donald Trump in London, UK, on Aug. 3, 2020. Photo: BloombergThe TikTok logo is displayed in the app store in this arranged photograph in view of a video feed of US President Donald Trump in London, UK, on Aug. 3, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
The TikTok logo is displayed in the app store in this arranged photograph in view of a video feed of US President Donald Trump in London, UK, on Aug. 3, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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