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In late July, after increasing pressure on Chinese company ByteDance Ltd from the US, India, and other countries regarding collection and retention of personal data with TikTok, news leaked that Microsoft was interested in acquiring the US operations for the popular short form video service. Since then, Microsoft has confirmed its interest, President Trump has issued an executive order banning US persons (including corporations) from transacting with the app, and the fate of TikTok and Microsoft's part in the drama remain fluid. Stay tuned to OnMSFT.com for all the latest!