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Washington is talking to allies about adding 11 more Chinese chipmaking factories to a restricted list.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 19, 2024
U.S. pushes Japan and Netherlands to muzzle China's chipmaking abilities
Washington is talking to allies about adding 11 more Chinese chipmaking factories to a restricted list, a source said.
The U.S. Department of Commerce building in January 2022
WORLD / Politics
Apr 11, 2024
Firms aiding Chinese military to get AI chips now face blacklist
The companies are "involved with providing AI chips to China's military modernization programs"
Assembly engineers work on a lithography system at ASML in Veldhoven, Netherlands in June.
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 5, 2024
Targeting Chinese chips, U.S. to push Dutch on ASML service contracts
The U.S.' export policy chief is set to meet in the Netherlands next Monday with officials from the Dutch government and ASML.
The Huawei Mate 60 Pro, launched in August 2023 and powered by a sophisticated chip, was seen as a symbol of the China's technological resurgence despite Washington's ongoing efforts to cripple its capacity to produce advanced semiconductors.
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 22, 2024
U.S. targets China chipmaking plant after Huawei Mate 60 Pro
The Biden administration seeks to cut off China's most advanced factory from more American imports after it produced a sophisticated chip for the phone.
The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has increasingly focused on hacking from China, Russia and elsewhere.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 30, 2024
U.S. disabled Chinese hackers targeting infrastructure: sources
The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has increasingly focused on hacking from China, Russia and elsewhere.
The U.S. is struggling to cut China off from top AI technology.
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 13, 2023
Biden eyes adding AI chip curbs to Chinese companies abroad
Efforts to close the loophole allowing access to chips the show how the Biden administration is struggling to cut China off from top AI technology.
U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington on July 21. On Wednesday, Biden signed an executive order that will prohibit some new U.S. investment in China in sensitive technologies like computer chips, and require government notification in other technology sectors.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 10, 2023
Biden orders ban on U.S. investment in key Chinese technologies
The order restricts investments in semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies and certain artificial intelligence systems.
While the U.S. referenced China 20 times in its October announcement of semiconductor export controls targeting Chinese companies, Japan has chosen broad equipment controls not specifically aimed at its bigger neighbor.
BUSINESS
Jul 24, 2023
As Japan aligns with U.S. chip curbs on China, some in Tokyo feel uneasy
Tokyo remains worried that targeting China will provoke damaging retaliation, such as a ban on Japanese electric cars.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2023
Dutch to restrict semiconductor tech exports to China, joining U.S. effort
The Netherlands is a leader in chipmaking technology and the move is a step toward adopting rules urged by Washington to hobble China's chipmaking industry and slow its military advances.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 11, 2023
Longtime Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg gets 5 months in prison in tax fraud case
The Trump Organization's former chief financial officer admitted that he and other executives received bonuses and perks that fraudulently saved the company and themselves money.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 21, 2022
U.S. judge asks Trump's lawyers if he declassified records in FBI search
Roughly 100 of the documents seized in the court-approved Aug. 8 search at Trump's home at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach had classified markings.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 12, 2022
Biden administration to hit China with new curbs on U.S. chip and tool exports
The rules are likely to ban unlicensed exports of chipmaking equipment to Chinese factories making advanced semiconductors with manufacturing specifications below 14 nanometers in scale.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Sep 29, 2021
Huawei CFO's admissions likely won't help U.S. in case against company
Huawei would likely say what she admitted was the result of extortion, or even a fabrication.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 29, 2021
Rudy Giuliani's home searched as probe of former Trump lawyer intensifies
Federal agents on Wednesday searched Rudolph Giuliani's Manhattan apartment and office, escalating their investigation into the Ukrainian business dealings of the onetime personal lawyer of former President Donald Trump.

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