ByteDance founder defends TikTok's U.S. strategy in staff letter 8:51am EDT

BEIJING (Reuters) - ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming told employees on Tuesday there were misunderstandings on Chinese social media about TikTok's situation in the United States and that the company could face more difficulties as anti-Chinese sentiment rose abroad.  Full Article

Apple says it has no interest in buying TikTok 12:03pm EDT 

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has no interest in acquiring TikTok, the company said on Tuesday, denying a report by news website Axios from earlier in the day.  Full Article  

Google's $2.1 billion Fitbit deal hits roadblock as EU opens probe 11:27am EDT 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google's bid to take on Apple and Samsung in the wearable technology market by buying Fitbit hit a hurdle on Tuesday as EU antitrust regulators launched an investigation into the $2.1 billion deal.  Full Article