Platform News: China

US and allies accuse China of global hacking spree

The US, UK and and various allies have accused China of a global cyberespionage campaign, mustering an unusually broad coalition of countries to publicly call out Beijing for hacki...

Joe Biden

Biden order bans investment in dozens of Chinese tech businesses

President Biden has signed an executive order that bans US entities from investing in dozens of Chinese companies with alleged ties to defense or surveillance technology sectors, a...

Platform News: Xiaomi

US will remove Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing Trump decision

The US Defense Department will remove China’s Xiaomi Corp from a government blacklist, a court filing showed, marking a reversal by the Biden-Harris White House of one of Pre...

Platform Industry: President Donald Trump comments

Trump administration says Huawei and Hikvision are backed by Chinese military

The Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or contro...

Myanmar Internet

Life in Myanmar under the world’s longest internet shutdown

Since Myanmar shut off the internet in two states a year ago, lawyer Oo Twan Hla, who was once able to check online when his cases were scheduled, said he must now travel through a...

China Platform Economy

US officials agree on new ways to control high tech exports to China

The Trump White House is tightening rules to prevent China from obtaining advanced US technology for commercial purposes and then diverting it to military use.