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TikTok has chosen Oracle as U.S. ‘technology partner,’ rejecting Microsoft’s bid

It’s also unclear whether the Trump Administration will approve the deal with Oracle. President Trump previously issued an order that would ban the app in the U.S. beginning Sept. 20. He followed it with a second order that would essentially require TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, to divest from its operations in the U.S.

Both Microsoft and Oracle were bidding for that business.

Microsoft said separately Sunday in a blog post that its offer to acquire TikTok‘s U.S. operations was rejected. Microsoft was the first to confirm it was courting TikTok this summer as President Trump threatened to ban the app over national security concerns.

“We are confident our proposal would have been good for TikTok’s users, while protecting national security interests,” Microsoft said in its post. “To do this, we would have made significant changes to ensure the service met the highest standards for security, privacy, online safety, and

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Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom has chosen Gofore as project manager service provider

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Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom has chosen Gofore as project manager service provider

Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, has chosen Gofore as the provider of its project management services with the aim of securing experienced project management experts to support its development and maintenance projects. Traficom and Gofore have years of cooperation behind them.

The estimated total value of the five-year frame agreement is EUR 4.7 million. There is no minimum purchase commitment included in the agreement.

“The agreement is a great continuation of the long cooperation between Traficom and Gofore. For many years, Gofore has been developing Traficom’s digital services and provided Traficom with project manager expertise. It is great that we can continue to be involved in the development of leading digital services that indirectly cover the entire Finnish population”, says Mikko Lehto, Business Manager, Transport

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