Technology Issues

China data suggests trade war hit; tech group reverses stand

Jun 3, 2019

A new report on Chinese manufacturing suggests Beijing's trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage

New Zealand official calls Facebook 'morally bankrupt'

Apr 8, 2019

New Zealand's privacy commissioner has described Facebook as "morally bankrupt" and suggested his country follow Australia by making laws that could jail executives over streamed violence such as the Christchurch shootings.

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Mar 26, 2019

China ex-internet censor gets 14 years on corruption charges

China's Huawei sues to challenge US security law

Mar 7, 2019

Huawei launches US court challenge to law that labels company a security risk and would reduce access to American market

China considers legal changes on technology to placate US

Mar 4, 2019

China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology

Australian parliamentary network hacked; no sign data stolen

Feb 8, 2019

Australia's leading cybersecurity agency is investigating a breach of the country's federal parliamentary computing network amid speculation of hacking by a foreign nation

The Latest: Huawei exec changes bail benefactor in Canada

Jan 30, 2019

A top Chinese executive facing extradition to the United States has appeared in a Canadian court to change one of people who put up bail for her

Microsoft's Bing blocked in China, prompting grumbling

Jan 25, 2019

Chinese internet users lose access to Microsoft Corp.'s Bing search engine, triggering grumbling about Communist Party censorship

Seoul says personal info of 1,000 NKorean defectors stolen

Dec 28, 2018

South Korea says it's responding to a hacking attack that stole the names and addresses of nearly 1,000 North Korean defectors who resettled in the South

China rejects US hacking claims before Trump-Xi meeting

Nov 22, 2018

China rejects US hacking accusations ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

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