As Trump digs in, will it be U.S. versus China in tech?

Business / Tech | ANALYSIS Aug 8, 2020

As Trump digs in, will it be U.S. versus China in tech?

President Donald Trump’s bans on two popular Chinese social media apps — TikTok and WeChat — are the latest moves in an escalating U.S.-China rift, and point to a future where technology and innovation are increasingly walled behind political barriers. In China, the Communist Party ...

Business / Tech Aug 3, 2020

NEC aims to enter Australia's 5G market in 2021

Electronics maker NEC Corp. aims to enter the ultrahigh-speed 5G communications technology market in Australia as early as next year, sources said Monday. The Australian government has kicked China's Huawei Technologies Co. out of the 5G market due to security concerns, opening a hole in ...

EU court invalidates data-sharing pact with U.S.

Business Jul 16, 2020

EU court invalidates data-sharing pact with U.S.

The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that an agreement that allows big tech companies to transfer data to the United States is invalid, and that national regulators need to take tougher action to protect the privacy of users' data. The ruling to invalidate Privacy ...