Amazon Web Services Hit by Outage

Amazon.com Inc. grappled with an hourslong outage tied to its enormous cloud-computing operation that affected many businesses, forcing them to warn their customers about product…

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TikTok Granted Extension on Divestiture Order

WASHINGTON—Federal officials have granted TikTok and its Chinese parent ByteDance Ltd. a weeklong extension of a deadline for completing a divestiture deal, in another delay…

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Climate Researchers Enlist Big Cloud Providers for Big Data Challenges

The cloud’s ability to chew through vast amounts of data using machine-learning algorithms is drawing in more researchers from the data-intensive world of climate science.…

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Snap Counters TikTok With Spotlight Video-Sharing Feature

Snap Inc. is launching a video-sharing feature to rival TikTok, a move that will for the first time let its users produce content with hopes…

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Is Becoming Its Own Elephant Investment

Warren Buffett has been quietly making a huge bet on a well-known conglomerate with thousands of employees around the world: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. While Mr.…

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TikTok Gains Extension of Divestiture Deadline

WASHINGTON—Federal officials granted TikTok and its Chinese parent ByteDance Ltd. a 15-day extension of a deadline for completing a divestiture deal, in another delay of…

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U.S. Backs Down on TikTok

WASHINGTON—The Commerce Department said Thursday it wouldn’t enforce its order that would have effectively forced the Chinese-owned TikTok video-sharing app to shut down, in the…

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TikTok Asks Court to Put Off U.S. Order to Divest

TikTok and its Chinese parent company are asking a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., for additional time to work out a potential divestiture of…

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Former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer on Streaming, Music and Covid-19

Kevin Mayer has held numerous top jobs in the media and entertainment industries—three of them this year alone. After rising in the ranks and orchestrating…

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Chinese Rival to ByteDance Plans Multibillion-Dollar IPO in Hong Kong

The pipeline of Chinese technology startups planning to go public is moving along despite the sudden suspension of Ant Group Co.’s blockbuster listings. Kuaishou Technology,…

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