Microsoft, Cigna form coalition for digital records of COVID-19 vaccinationTech giants including Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp and healthcare companies Cigna Corp and Mayo Clinic are part of a coalition pushing for digital records of people who get vaccinated against COVID-19. 'It's a colony': Why Texas won't take Silicon Valley's crown just yetThe San Francisco Bay Area remains the innovative center of the US tech industry. But there are challenges on the horizon U.S. deadline to sell TikTok extended to Nov. 27U.S. authorities have given the Chinese owner of TikTok two additional weeks to divest the social media sensation in order to resolve national security con Backlash Grows to TikTok-Oracle DealSenate Republicans and others criticized the latest plan to allow TikTok to continue operating in the United States, citing national security concerns. TikTok divestiture deadline passes but talks will continueSources say no extension on way as US seeks to resolve 'national security risks' The clock is ticking for TikTok in the USIn the eighth edition of the Global Impact newsletter we will be looking at the Trump administration’s efforts to clamp down on Chinese-controlled apps on national security grounds. Judge blocks TikTok ban as negotiations with US continueIt would be hard to squeeze this ongoing story into a 60-second TikTok. Oracle joins bid for TikTok's US operations, sources sayOracle is working ByteDance's investors, including General Atlantic and Sequoia Capital Trump Administration to Ban TikTok and WeChat From U.S. App StoresThe Trump administration issued new rules Friday morning that will cripple the operation of two popular Chinese-owned apps in the United States. Judge halts WeChat download ban in U.S.-China tech battleWith a presidential election around the corner, the ruling buys the apps' owners some time and offers hope or avoiding a ban.