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Tech Bytes: Oracle wins bid for Tik-Tok in the U.S.

Created: September 14, 2020 09:23 AM

Oracle wins the fight to acquire part of Tik-Tok. Both Oracle and Microsoft were in the running to buy the American operations of the video sharing app. Microsoft confirms its bid was rejected. The Trump administration threatened to ban Tik-Tok calling it a "national security risk under Chinese ownership."

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Instagram users may be facing a new feed. The platform is reportedly considering adding a charge for putting web links in photo captions. The patent application submitted in 2016 shows a pop up asking users if they want to pay $2 to make a link live. No word on when and if it would take effect.

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