Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok: NYT

Microsoft holds device-launching event in Barcelona ahead of the 2019 Mobile World Congress
FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft logo is pictured ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

August 1, 2020

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is in talks to buy ByteDance-owned TikTok, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing a source.

The discussions between Microsoft and TikTok were first reported earlier on Friday by FOX Business, the Times said.

(Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)