Update: Oracle Gets Chosen as TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced yesterday that TikTok chose them to become their secure cloud technology provider in the US, through a decision heavily influenced by the recent success Zoom had after they moved a large portion of their video conferencing capacity to Oracle’s Public Cloud. The following announcement was also made by TikTok’s communication…

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Update: Trump Administration to Consider the ByteDance-Oracle TikTok Deal Today

According to CNBC’s Jim Cramer, approval of Oracle’s deal for becoming a trusted technology partner for TikTok will be announced on Tuesday afternoon. This means that, if accepted, Oracle will become a trusted technology provider for TikTok in the US, including running the cloud computing operations and processing data for US users. This deal, however,…

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Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok Operations in the US

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) won the bid for TikTok’s US operations. According to The Wall Street Journal, Oracle has been selected as a “trusted tech partner”. ByteDance is not selling TikTok completely to Oracle. Microsoft said earlier today that ByteDance rejected their bid. As a result, Oracle was the last bidder left. In a blog…

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Do Paywalls Work

There have been many times where I’ve been looking for articles to use as sources on assignments, often through a quick Google or Microsoft Academic search. Unfortunately, many reputable sources were not usable since they were placed behind paywalls. Many news sources have decided that putting articles behind a paywall would be a good solution…