US government to review deal between TikTok and Oracle

Oracle reported to be technology partner after Trump set deadline for US firms to stop dealing with app owner ByteDance

The US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, confirmed on Monday that the Trump administration would this week review a deal between Oracle and the US operations of the video-sharing app TikTok.

The hugely popular app has been caught in a geopolitical standoff, with the Trump administration accusing it of spying on Americans and Chinese officials attacking US protectionism.

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