Technology

Rise of 'morality schools' for Chinese women sparks outcry

Feb 2, 2018

So-called "female morality schools" where women are taught to be subservient to men have sparked a storm of criticism in China

US group: Beijing will retaliate if Trump acts on trade

Jan 30, 2018

The head of an American business group says Chinese officials have warned 'there will be retaliation' if President Donald Trump imposes trade remedies in disputes over technology, steel and other issues

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance

Jan 23, 2018

French retailer Carrefour and Chinese tech giant Tencent have announced a cooperation agreement in China and a possible investment to develop e-commerce and other technology

China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

Jan 18, 2018

China has criticized moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks objectivity in its approach to Chinese businesses

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on Facebook accounts

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts belonging to their group

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Jan 11, 2018

A Chinese court says tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung

China warns Trump ahead of possible trade decision

Jan 11, 2018

China has warned Washington it will 'resolutely safeguard' its interests ahead of a possible decision in an investigation into whether Beijing steals technology

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

Jan 11, 2018

Malaysia's government will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months

China lashes out at German ambassador over cyber security

Dec 27, 2017

China's foreign ministry has lashed out at Germany's ambassador after he said in a newspaper interview Beijing has failed to respond to requests to discuss increasing restrictions on internet use

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