The tech cold war with China is ratcheting up

Jul 24, 2020
"The next few months are going to be really dangerous," says Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer.
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In win for White House, the UK bans Huawei 5G telecom gear

Jul 14, 2020
The Trump administration has been pushing for the move for two years.
A Huawei product display in London.
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Chinese semiconductor firm to raise $2.8 billion as it seeks to catch world leaders

Jun 2, 2020
The firm wants to catch up with the leading-edge chips made by U.S., South Korean and Taiwanese companies.
Semiconductors on a circuit board that powers a video camera. Chinese firm SMIC is raising billions to upgrade its manufacturing technology.
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U.S. charges Huawei with racketeering using anti-mafia law

Feb 14, 2020
The Department of Justice claims Huawei built its business using stolen intellectual property.
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Huawei's not banned in the UK, but it's not off the hook either

Jan 28, 2020
The UK decided not to follow U.S. advice to kick Huawei out of its 5G infrastructure. But it still put a lot of limits on the Chinese company.
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What to expect from this year's Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 6, 2020
Lots of next-generation 5G wireless, and lots of artificial intelligence
An attendee uses Sony's Playstation VR at the Sony booth during CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Drones, buses and trains from China are getting the ax

Dec 18, 2019
Lawmakers are afraid the technologies could be used by the Chinese government for spying.
Congress is treating Chinese technologies, including electric buses, with suspicion.
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Beating the blacklist: Huawei surviving, perhaps thriving, despite U.S. sanctions

Dec 16, 2019
Huawei's "plan B" seems to be working. It's on track to make $100 billion this year.
Huawei is still on track to make $100 billion this year despite being blacklisted by the U.S.
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Canadian farmers caught in the middle of U.S.-China disputes

Sep 30, 2019
Since Canada detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou late last year, Chinese imports of several agricultural crops have slowed or stopped altogether.
Soybeans growing on a farm in Canada.
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