silicon valley

Engineers Sentenced to 1 year for Espionage Case

AP reports on the sentencing of two Chinese engineers accused of espionage: Two engineers from China were sentenced to a year in prison Friday for stealing computer chip designs from their Silicon Valley employers and trying to...

Why China Will Win The Web interviews Rebecca Fannin about her new book “Silicon Dragon: How China is Winning the Tech Race.” Fannin says: My book is really about two groups of tech companies in China: the copycats and the...

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Look For Clean Slate In China – Sabine Muscat

Solar power a better bet than Web 2.0? A detailed look at the enthusiasm and economics of foreign investment in China’s much hyped clean technology sector from the San Francisco Chronicle: The statistics show that environmental technology is indeed among of the fast-growing segments for venture capitalists that operate in China. Clean tech investments in […]

Valley firms in China should unite to stand up for what’s right – Mike Langberg

From the San Jose Mercury News (registration required): China is not a democracy and China’s government remains firmly committed to controlling what information reaches its citizens, a reality reinforced earlier this week by a new crackdown on freedom of speech online. That’s a growing problem for Silicon Valley companies, which desperately want to be a […]

Michael Rogers: Can China build its own Silicon Valley?

From MSNBC: At this point, skeptics may recall that similar fears about a new global competitor rose in the 1980s, when it appeared that Japan might gain an insurmountable technology lead. Japan built plenty of science parks and even imported Americans to teach Silicon Valley ways. The American press issued grave warnings about the future […]

Verne Kopytoff: Net industry eyes China

From the San Francisco Chronicle: China’s burgeoning Internet industry is increasingly being challenged by U.S. competitors including Yahoo, Google and eBay. This emphasis on China, part of a broad trend by U.S. technology companies, will be a major topic of discussion at the annual Hua Yan Science & Technology conference today in Santa Clara… At […]



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