Microsoft says in talks to buy TikTok’s US operations


Microsoft is also seeking to buy TikTok?s Canadian, Australian and New Zealand interests. Photo: Reuters BEIJING/SHANGHAI: US tech giant Microsoft has said it will push ahead with talks to acquire the US operations of Chinese video-sharing app, TikToK, amid crumbling relations between Washington and China. Microsoft formally declared its interest on Sunday after President Donald Trump reversed course on a planned ban of TikTok and gave the two firms to 45 days to come to a deal.