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Foxconn Moves Some Apple Production To Vietnam

Foxconn is reportedly moving the manufacturing of some iPads and Macbooks out of China to Vietnam, at the request of…

21 hours ago

India Bans Another 43 Mobile Apps In China Confrontation

Fresh tranche of mobile apps (most of them Chinese) have been banned by the Indian government amid ongoing dispute with…

2 days ago

Huawei Sells Honor Smartphone Unit To Chinese Consortium

Chinese networking giant Huawei sells budget-focused Honor smartphone division to consortium of agents and dealers to keep brand alive

1 week ago

US Offers Reprieve In TikTok Legal Battle

US Commerce Department delays enforcement of TikTok US ban 'pending further legal developments' as China's ByteDance launches appeal

2 weeks ago

Italy Blocks Telco From Implementing Huawei 5G Deal

Italian government bars Swisscom's Italian unit, Fastweb, from following through on 5G deal with Huawei as European countries take tougher…

1 month ago

Judge Rejects Government Appeal On US WeChat Ban

US judge rejects government appeal to reverse earlier decision allowing Chinese app WeChat to remain available in US app stores

1 month ago

Huawei Launches Flagship Mate 40 Line Amidst Sanctions

Huawei launches Mate 40 devices with advanced 5-nanometre Kirin 9000 processor, even as new sanctions threaten to cut off its…

1 month ago

China Urges Sweden To Reconsider Its ‘Wrong’ Huawei Ban

Beijing spokesman warns of 'negative impact' for China-Sweden trade, after Swedish watchdog bans Huawei and ZTE 5G equipment

1 month ago

European Telecoms Trade Group Warns Against Banning Chinese Vendors

Banning Chinese telecoms equipment vendors for political reasons will increase costs and delay network upgrades, argues pro-competition group

1 month ago

Paying Ransomware Demands May Violate Sanctions, US Treasury Warns

Never pay. Insurers and others are warned by US Treasury Dept that cyberattack payouts to hackers may violate US sanction…

2 months ago

China Readying Google Antitrust Investigation – Report

Hollow threat? Chinese authorities reportedly preparing antitrust investigation of Google's Android OS, amid trade tensions

2 months ago

EU Investigates Chinese Fibre Optic Cable Imports

Official investigation to see if imports of fibre optic cables from China are being sold in Europe at artificially low…

2 months ago

Beijing Unlikely To Sanction Oracle TikTok Deal – Report

Chinese state media warn that despite President Trump's approval, China is unlikely to sign off on the Oracle, Walmart deal…

2 months ago

TikTok US Ban Delayed As Trump Expresses Deal Approval

Trump says he approves of TikTok partnership with Oracle and Wal-Mart 'in concept', as judge blocks US download ban on…

2 months ago

ByteDance Majority Stake Puts Oracle-TikTok Deal At Risk – Report

Plan to keep majority stake in TikTok, will hinder White House approval reports suggest, as ByteDance warns China will also…

2 months ago

PUBG Cuts Tencent Ties After Indian Ban

Effort to persuade Indian authorities not to ban PUBG Mobile, sees South Korean developer cut ties to Chinese publisher Tencent

3 months ago

SMIC In ‘Complete Shock’ Over US Sanctions Threat

Shares in Chinese chip maker SMIC have plummeted over concerns it will get dragged into US-China tech cold war and…

3 months ago

US Estimates £1.4bn Bill To Remove Huawei, ZTE Gear

US telecoms regulator the FCC estimates rural US carriers will face a bill of at least £1.4bn to remove Chinese…

3 months ago

India Bans 118 Mostly Chinese Apps, Including PUBG

India has increased its Chinese mobile app clampdown, with 118 mobile apps including Tencent's popular game PUBG Mobile, now banned

3 months ago

Pacific Undersea Cable Drops Hong Kong, Amid National Security Concerns

Google and Facebook's Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) cable will not be activated in Hong Kong, after security law and…

3 months ago

TikTok CEO Steps Down Amid Fight With US President

The American face of TikTok has stepped down after just two months in the job, as the firm battles Presidential…

3 months ago

Taiwan Blames China For Cyberattacks, Bans Chinese Apps

Hacking groups linked to the Chinese government responsible for attacking at least 10 government agencies, Taiwan alleges

3 months ago

Canada Defends Disclosure Of Huawei Emails With US

Canadian government tells court that it has released as much information over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou as…

3 months ago

Oracle Explores Purchase Of TikTok US Operations – Report

Oracle holds preliminary talks with Chinese owner of TikTok, about possible acquisition of US and other worldwide operations

3 months ago

United States Tightens Export Screw On Huawei

Trump administration expands its restrictions on Huawei, and bans suppliers from selling it chips that utilise US technology

3 months ago

Google Stops Responding To Data Request From Hong Kong

Data requests from Hong Kong authorities are being ignored, Google confirms, after China imposed controversial national security law

3 months ago

TikTok Owner Promises Legal Action Over US Ban

TikTok owner ByteDance challenges US executive order against it, as Trump administration targets WeChat in major trade war escalation

4 months ago

TikTok Selects Ireland For First European Data Centre

Ireland to get another data centre after the Chinese-owned short video app TikTok announces first European server facility

4 months ago

Apple Hit With $1.4bn Lawsuit From Chinese AI Firm

Long running dispute. Xiao-i alleges in a Chinese court that Apple's voice-recognition tech in Siri infringes on its artificial intelligence…

4 months ago