Is debt the kryptonite of America's "superpower" status?

Aug 19, 2011
The U.S. owes $1.5 trillion to China. That indebtedness could mean politically tricky times ahead
Posted In: China

iPad 3 is on the way

Aug 19, 2011
So says the WSJ which reports that component makers are ramping up for a big launch in the spring of next year. The big selling point of this seems...
Posted In: apple, China, iPad, ipad 3, manufacturing

Political prisoners in China are suing Cisco

Aug 18, 2011
For providing tech the Chinese Communist Party. The Sydney Morning Herald quotes the lawyer who is leading the case: "Dating back to the early...
Posted In: China, cisco

Pakistan gives China a peek under our stealth tech hood. Or did they?

Aug 16, 2011
The NY Times published a piece on Sunday about how Pakistan likely showed Chinese engineers the pieces of the American Black Hawk helicopter that...
Posted In: China, military, Pakistan, planes

In China, signs translated into English baffle

Aug 11, 2011
With rising tourism, more Chinese signs are translated into English, often inaccurately. Some call the resultant puzzling hybrid "Chinglish."
Posted In: China

Asia and Europe react to U.S. debt downgrade

Aug 8, 2011
How Europe is dealing with the U.S. downgrade news, in light of its own debt problems, and the latest on China's reactions as the largest foreign holder of U.S. debt
Posted In: China

China: Stuck with its addiction to U.S. debt

Aug 7, 2011
Shanghai's Pudong district...built with help from the purchase of US debt. Officially, the response from China's government to...
Posted In: China, credit rating, downgrade, Standard & Poor's

Chinese newspaper swears China isn't hacking other governments

Aug 5, 2011
Earlier this week we reported on a study from McAfee, that said a likely "state actor" had hacked more than 70 governments, non-profit organizati...
Posted In: China, hacking, security

Chinese people show frustration over corruption

Aug 3, 2011
After a high-speed train crash last month -- and the government's reactions afterward -- some Chinese are beginning to publicly show anger and resistance
Posted In: China

Biggest cyber-attack ever

Aug 3, 2011
Security company McAfee has just released a paper revealing a massive set of cyber-attacks, infiltrating 72 organizations. Reuters is calling it...
Posted In: China, cybercrime, hacking, McAfee, security