Tech deal review puts VCs in regulatory purgatory

SILICON Valley is being pushed further into regulatory purgatory. Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook are among firms that will be providing data on tiny acquisitions to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under new orders. Transformative deals are also worrying, though the ad hoc scrutiny of tech...

TikTok has escape route that Huawei lacks

[SAN FRANCISCO] TikTok and Huawei Technologies have a common predicament. The Chinese-owned video app and its telecom compatriot are both under fire from US lawmakers who fear political meddling. TikTok may have fewer allies to lobby on its behalf, but its US$75 billion owner ByteDance could...