The United States Senate has passed a landmark, bipartisan bill to dramatically increase government spending on technological development. The bill, known as the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, allocates $250 billion to...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 14, 2020
U.S. measures against China’s burgeoning tech sector are set to continue despite an anticipated truce in the two countries’ ongoing trade war, The Wall Street Journal’s Bob Davis and Katy Stech Ferek reported...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 12, 2014
New Scientist’s Jacob Aron reports that China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover has been...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 13, 2013
In her latest “Letter from China,” the New York Times’ Didi Kirsten Tatlow provides an overview of the newly released book Chinese Industrial Espionage: Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation....
by Samuel Wade | Dec 8, 2011
British inventor James Dyson has accused the Chinese government of failing to stop copycat...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 30, 2011
The New York Times reports the announcement of a Chinese supercomputer built with domestically designed and manufactured chips. Although it runs at only 40% of the speed of the Intel- and Nvidia-based Tianhe-1A unveiled last...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 14, 2005
From Business Week: There’s a lot of that going on in China these days. As Chinese companies seek to build global brands and foreigners aim to boost sales in the mainland, they’re transforming the country’s design business. Chinese manufacturers realize they need better products if they want to break out of China and beef up […]
by Sophie Beach | Nov 4, 2005
From the New York Times, via the International Herald Tribune: There is a techie adage that goes like this: In China or Japan the nail that stands up gets hammered, while in Silicon Valley the nail that stands up drives a Ferrari and has stock options. Underlying that adage is a certain American confidence that […]
by Sophie Beach | Aug 25, 2005
Today National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation will broadcast a show about technology innovation in China: Once known as the capital of cheap knockoffs, China is cruising down the high-tech highway. And some say it could surpass the United States in technological innovation in the next decade. Listen to the story here.
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- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods