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US investors try to buy TikTok from Chinese owner

Group led by General Atlantic and Sequoia seeks solution to White House concerns over video app

As President Donald Trump's election campaign suggests TikTok is "spying" on American users, a group of U.S. tech investors is trying to buy the popular short video app from its Chinese owner.   © Reuters

A group of US tech investors has launched an ambitious plan to buy TikTok from its Chinese owner, as the popular short video app tries to escape being banned by the White House.

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