In this week’s episode of “The Ideas Factory”, Naghma Sahar, Senior Fellow at ORF, and Harsh V. Pant, Director of Studies and Head of Strategic Studies Programme at ORF, discuss recent global developments including India-China tensions, ban on Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat by the United States and Germany’s pivot to the Indo-Pacific region. For now, until next Friday, TikTok users will still be able to access the app while the Trump administration's ban remains suspended due to litigation. The US government said Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok, in compliance with a court order in favor of the Chinese-owned social media sensation. TikTok: Even A Temporary Ban Could Mean The Loss Of 90% Of Users Lawyers for popular video app TikTok are asking a federal judge to block President Trump's … TikTok Ban Averted as Trump Approves Oracle Deal "in Concept" Video sharing app will see Oracle and Walmart acquire a 20% stake in the new U.S.-based company. The TikTok ban has been postponed after the United States has delayed the shutdown. The restrictions followed an Aug. 14 … A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's attempts to ban TikTok, the latest legal defeat for the administration as it tries to wrestle the popular app from its Chinese owners. A German government official said the country has seen no signs that the app poses a security risk and has no plans to ban it. After a summer full of arguing about the popular social media platform, it … Leading up to this most recent development, … A spokesman for … By Joss Fong and Christophe Haubursin Aug 29, 2020, 9:32am EDT On August 6, President Trump issued an executive order prohibiting transactions with the video-sharing app TikTok. FILE - This Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, file photo, shows as logo of a smartphone app TikTok on a user post on a smartphone screen in Tokyo. A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight. A judge has blocked an order from the Trump administration that would have banned TikTok from being downloaded from U.S. app stores. A federal judge on Monday fully blocked the Trump administration's attempt to ban TikTok in the U.S., the latest defeat in the White House's legal crusade against the video-sharing app. The platform has already taken the steps to partner with an American company, and the millions of creators on the platform definitely won't stand for a ban. There are currently two ongoing legal cases in which TikTok is involved as it tries to avoid a complete ban. A smartphone with Tik Tok and WeChat apps [Credit: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File] The extension, granted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in … The terms of a deal to create a U.S.-based TikTok … The order would have prevented the popular video-sharing app from being downloaded in the US. A ban would further pressure TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance to sell the app’s U.S. operations amid national security concerns about users' personal data. US puts TikTok ban on ice November 13, 2020 Tweet ; The US Commerce Department has halted a ban on TikTok that was due to come into effect on November 12th. Per Trump’s order, any transactions between TikTok’s parent company—ByteDance—and U.S. citizens will be outlawed, with the order going into effect at midnight on Sunday. Judge Nichols’s order follows an October decision from a case that TikTok creators brought in Pennsylvania court, arguing that the ban would … A second federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration’s TikTok ban, stating it exceeds the limits of the … A US appeals court will hear arguments in the Trump administration's appeal of a judge's order that blocked a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok from domestic app stores. The US government has decided against enforcing its ban on Chinese-owned social media sensation TikTok to comply with a federal court ruling issued in … The Commerce Department also wanted a ban on new downloads of TikTok from the Play Store and Apple's App Store. A second US federal judge has suspended a Trump administration executive order threatening to ban TikTok in the United States. Trump Administration to Ban TikTok and WeChat From U.S. App Stores It issued new rules that will cripple the operation of two popular Chinese-owned apps in the United States. CNN's … Judge postpones Trump’s TikTok ban in suit brought by users . By MATT O'BRIEN October 30, 2020 GMT. By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday will hear arguments in the Trump administration’s appeal of a judge’s order that blocked a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok … If the Trump administration can't truly prove that TikTok is a national security threat, it'll be a lot harder to implement a ban. A federal appeals court has scheduled a December 14 hearing for the government's appeal of an order to ban TikTok in the United States. English France Germany Japan Korea ... indicated he doesn't support such an idea and instead plans to use an executive order or emergency economic powers to ban TikTok. At this point, a TikTok ban doesn't seem to be in the cards. The preliminary injunction granted late … However, a court order has blocked that as well. A ban on the social video service TikTok won't be enforced by the U.S. government, a report claims, with the ban being overlooked while talks between the two parties continue in … President Trump's attempted ban of hit app TikTok is falling by the wayside, as a federal judge has cleaned up litigation over an injunction by agreeing … The Commerce Department said Nov. 1 it would comply with Judge Wendy Beetlestone's order blocking the ban, but said it would "vigorously defend" its actions. They argued that the ban would have deprived them of their income and their ability to express themselves. The US is considering a ban on Chinese social media apps like the popular video-sharing platform TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on … Three TikTok creators in the US cited free speech as an argument against the Trump administration's plans to ban the video-sharing app.