Apple considering TikTok purchase, report Axios and others

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2020/08/04/apple-considering-tiktok-purch.html

Multiple news outlets citing multiple sources report TikTok rumor, but Apple denies

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With Tim Apple’s close relationship with Donald Trump, this should be a slam dunk

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Biggest kick back to the White House gets it?

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soo…?

  1. trump threatens to illegally ‘ban’ an international company (of possibly dubious ownership)
  2. U.S. monopoly players vie to get it for bargain prices
  3. profit for trump?
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Well I was thinking about buying it so they’ll just have to get in line…

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So by “buy Tik Tok”, do they mean the US arm of it? The rights to it within the US? Would the parent company in China have any say or input moving forward?

I mean lots of foreign companies have US affiliates and sister companies, from Nintendo to Sig Sauer.

iTok? It puns.

Trump gifting New Zealand’s TikTok users to Microsoft how, um, imperialist

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