China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

Asia Pacific Apr 24, 2019

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

A fleet of U.S.-made satellites helps China's government police its people and supports its military despite growing wariness in Washington over Beijing's power, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. While the United States will not let China buy U.S.-made satellites for national security reasons, it ...

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

Business Feb 14, 2019

Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly. They say the monitoring systems allow them to target people felling trees in ...