After months of mounting scrutiny of American companies’ involvement with Chinese AI and surveillance technology, and particularly its deployment in Xinjiang, the spotlight has returned to Google with renewed pressure over its AI research partnerships. “Billionaire Tech Investor Peter Thiel...
by Samuel Wade | May 15, 2020
Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a new 90-day limit on I-class journalist visas for mainland Chinese citizens working at foreign news organizations. The restriction is the latest in an exchange of...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 17, 2020
U.S. president Donald Trump announced this week that he would suspend American funding to the World Health Organization while launching an investigation into its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO has come under fire...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 27, 2020
The New York Times’ Edward Wong and Julian E. Barnes report responses under consideration by the Trump administration to the expulsion of 13 American journalists from China, which were announced last week together with new...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 25, 2020
Reuters’ Karen Freifeld and Mike Stone report on continued efforts to restrict the supply of American components to Huawei, despite a series of tweets last week in which President Donald Trump spoke dismissively about the...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 4, 2020
The British government last week unveiled a new policy on Huawei’s role in the U.K.’s nascent 5G cellular network amid suspicion of Chinese authorities’ influence over the firm. Huawei has been labeled a...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 29, 2020
Court hearings on the prospective extradition of Huawei CFO and founder’s daughter Meng Wanzhou from Canada to the U.S. ended inconclusively last week. Meng’s arrest in Vancouver in December 2018 prompted a flurry of...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 24, 2018
On Monday, South China Morning Post’s Jane Cai reported various deficiencies in the advice...
by zctph48 | May 16, 2018
President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 28, 2018
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