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 John Chan | Sep 29, 2020
The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s largest and most advanced producer of semiconductor chips. Executives at China’s...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 9, 2020
CDT has recently acquired and verified a collection of propaganda directives issued by central Party authorities to state media at the beginning of this year. These directives were issued on an almost daily basis in early 2020,...
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 | 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 | Nov 15, 2019
Short video-sharing platform TikTok has been enjoying explosive growth in its mostly young international audience. It has been described in The Washington Post as “the first Chinese app to truly pierce the global Internet...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 19, 2019
Last year, leaked plans for “Project Dragonfly,” a China-focused Google search...
by dwang | Jun 23, 2009
Susan Cornwell and Darren Ennis report for Reuters: The United States and European Union took action against China on Tuesday for restricting exports of industrial raw materials, intensifying a trade struggle at a delicate time...
by Mo Ming | Sep 26, 2006
From the Wall Street Journal: Two of the Senate’s leading China critics signaled a willingness to avoid confrontation in a long-simmering currency dispute, after a fresh appeal from the Bush administration to delay action on a bill to impose a hefty tariff on Chinese-made goods. The legislation reflects widespread concern on Capitol Hill about China’s […]
by Mo Ming | Jun 1, 2006
From Reuters via the Washington Post (link) China’s Commerce Ministry struck a more conciliatory note on Wednesday after saying a State Department decision to restrict the use of computers made by PC firm Lenovo Group Ltd. smacked of a Cold War mentality. Assistant Commerce Minister Huang Hai said that although China understood the right of […]
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