Reuters reports members of U.S. Congress are pressing for answers regarding Oracle's pending deal to partner with ByteDance on TikTok's U.S. operations. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said anything short of a "full emancipation" from Chinese ties with the short-video application is "flatly inconsistent" with President Donald Trump's executive order regarding the app's sale. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said he wants "specific, ironclad commitments" regarding how the deal guarantees user privacy. Meanwhile, MediaPost reports on emerging details of Oracle and ByteDance's pending partnership.
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