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News list for security europe s pushback against chinese tech has only just begun

News list for security europe s pushback against chinese tech has only just begun


/Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower has said.In 2018, Jack Poulson hit headlines after he resigned from his job at Google over the company’s (now-scrapped) plan to build a censorship AI for the Chinese search market. Now, he wants to make sure that other tech workers can fight for wha...
/A new case of suspected Chinese industrial espionage highlights Europe's tricky balancing act between exploiting opportunities in China and guarding against the theft of technology back home. Hacking scheme to steal university research for military applications traced back to ChinaProminent names feature on the hacking list.Amid growing international suspicion about China's tech companies, a new report suggests the Chinese government could be behind the theft of corporate secrets from chip-makin...
/Criticism of Canada’s case against Meng Wanzhou seen as part of attempt to isolate USAs tensions between China and the US mount over trade and the extradition of a senior Huawei executive, Beijing has reserved its most colourful language for America’s allies.On Tuesday, China’s ministry of foreign affairs called on Canada to “stop pulling chestnuts out of the fire for the US” after the unsealing of a 13-count indictment against the Huawei chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested i...
/Activists rounded up and dissent stifled as Xi Jinping faces public scrutiny over trade, Xinjiang and Huawei at annual meetingChina’s largest political event of the year, a meeting of legislative delegates and political advisers known as the “two sessions”, gets under way this week and comes at a time when Chinese leader Xi Jinping faces one of the most challenging periods since coming to power.Thousands of delegates will descend on the Great Hall of the People in Beijing while authorities go in...
/Europe wants tighter security around 5G networks. But if the US was hoping for a ban on Huawei, it will be disappointed. Huawei warns bans will increase prices and put US behind in 5G raceHuawei says that restricting competition will increase prices and delay the implementation of 5G, putting the US behind rival countries.Europe wants to make sure that 5G networks are secure, and is asking member states to update their security requirement to make sure there are no backdoors into their networks....
/Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, after Trump issued order aimed at cutting off firm from US suppliesThe US ban on sharing technology with Huawei was a “cynically timed” blow in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese firm’s top executive in the UK has said.Huawei denounced Donald Trump’s ban on the sharing of US tech with “foreign adversaries”, after a string of US tech companies followed Google in restricting the company’s access to their products ...
/Google has limited Huawei's access to Android updates, a move that will send shockwaves through the industry. Why UK plans to use Huawei tech in 5G networks despite US pressureA complex set of considerations will have informed the UK's decision-making around 5G. Read more: https://zd.net/2GVpVWsGoogle's decision to suspend Huawei's use of some parts of the Android operating system will send shockwaves through the smartphone market. Huawei is the second biggest smartphone maker but relies on the ...
/ On Friday, Huawei Technologies released its financial reports from 2018 to reveal a staggering revenue increase of 19.5% over 2017. The company's smartphone sales revenue has increased by 25.1% over the previous year. It reported a strong sales revenue of CNY 721.2 billion or $107.13 billion. This is the first time Huawei has ever surpassed over $100 billion in revenue. It also reported great profit improvements over 2017. Huawei is reporting a 28% increase of net profits at $8.8 billion for...
/Three of China's top regulators have jointly announced 13 new, officially recognised job titles, mostly for China’s hi-tech related industries, as the fast development of technology has spawned new occupations in the country. Special feature Data, AI, IoT: The Future of Business The digital transformation of retail shopping brings many of the benefits of e-commerce into brick-and-mortar, and results are just as disruptive.Read MoreChina's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, the Gene...
/In Hong Kong, we have pushed back against the extradition bill. But China is finding other ways to attack our freedomLet’s put it in plain words: the people of Hong Kong haven’t defeated the proposed extradition law to China yet – we have only earned a small window to catch our breath. And so have the hardliners in the administration and the Chinese government. Related: Hong Kong protesters hold noisy rally outside police headquarters Continue reading... Let’s put it in plain words: the people ...
/Chinese tech giant launches new cloud region in Singapore, where it says it is looking to develop into one of its largest outside China and will deliver artificial intelligence capabilities. Huawei has opened a cloud region in Singapore with plans to develop the site into "one of its largest" outside its domestic Chinese market. The facility will offer the vendor's full cloud stack and support local customers as well as China-based businesses looking to expand into Asia-Pacific. The Singapore cl...New "Agent Smith" malware operation is preparing to invade the Google Play Store. CNET Best Phones for 2019 Our editors hand-picked these products based on our tests and reviews.Read MoreA new Android malware strain has been discovered that can infect devices and replace legitimate apps with clones that show a deluge of ads for a criminal group's profits.The malware, named Agent Smith, has made over 25 million victims, according to a report shared with ZDNet before publication by cyber-security ...
/The Chinese tech giant is looking to have the law thrown out. Huawei has filed a motion for a summary judgment against the US government that alleges section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act 2019 (NDAA) is unconstitutional.In the motion, Huawei argues that section 889 specifically targets Huawei, saying the legislation disrupts the company's existing contracts; stigmatises the company and its employees as supposed tools of the Chinese government; and seriously threatens the company'...
/Weibo users post selfies of themselves in full make-up after woman stopped by security from boarding a trainChina’s goth community have united in an online protest after a woman was ordered to remove her dramatic make-up before being allowed on the subway to avoid “distressing” her fellow passengers.In a post on Chinese social media site Weibo, the woman, who remains unnamed, recounted how subway security in the southern city of Guangzhou had stopped her from travelling because of her heavy eye ...
/The notion that the Chinese government would spy on corporations and US agencies with electronic devices manufactured by Chinese companies is not only absurd but would be catastrophic to furthering its ambitions in world trade. China’s 10 best-selling smartphonesAccording to Counterpoint Research, these are the best-selling phones in China during 2017.This article was first published in January 2018.It all began at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, when the US President of Huawei's consumer business, Richa...

News list for security europe s pushback against chinese tech has only just begun