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. 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. Oracle and Google’s Supreme Court showdown was a battle of metaphorsA decade-long fight is nearing its final steps. 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. TikTok Deal Trips Over U.S.-China Power StruggleCompanies involved in a deal to resolve TikTok’s future publicly clashed over the arrangement, while President Trump threatened to block any deal that left the service in Chinese hands. Oracle joins bid for TikTok's US operations, sources sayOracle is working ByteDance's investors, including General Atlantic and Sequoia Capital US judge orders delay on Trump administration’s TikTok banA US judge in Washington decided on Sunday to delay a Trump administration order banning Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google from offering Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok for download. Pentagon’s review of controversial $10B contract was a sham, Amazon claimsAmazon says DOD actions were "political cronyism" and review was "illusory." Trump approves TikTok deal. But big questions remainWho controls TikTok? Is the social media platform safe? Has a US ban been averted for good?