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Apple's Cook Visits World's Hottest Startup During Beijing Trip

The Apple CEO stopped into Bytedance headquarters during a trip to Beijing

The Apple CEO stopped into Bytedance headquarters during a trip to Beijing

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The head of the world’s only trillion-dollar company swung by the Beijing offices of the most valuable startup as Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook continued his trip to China.

Photos of Cook walking through the headquarters of Bytedance Ltd., talking to workers and shaking hands with Bytedance founder Zhang Yiming circulated Thursday and were posted on Chinese social media. Representatives for the startup behind hit mobile news app Jinri Toutiao declined to comment while Apple representatives didn’t respond to requests for comment.