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China asks U.S. to stop ‘unreasonable suppression’ of Huawei

(Reuters) — China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese companies like Huawei, and a Chinese newspaper said the government was ready to retaliate against Washington. The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment company Huawei, spurring fears of […]

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Donald Trump extends U.S. telecom supply chain ban aimed at Huawei and ZTE

(Reuters) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday extended for another year an executive order signed in May 2019 declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk. The order invoked the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives the president the authority to regulate […]

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NASA sets a date for historic SpaceX launch, the first flight of NASA crews from U.S. in nearly a decade

While the date could change — in spaceflight they often do — the announcement marks a significant milestone in NASA’s winding, at times tortuous, journey to regain its human spaceflight wings since it retired the space shuttle in 2011. This time, though, the launch will be markedly different from any other in the history of […]

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Iranians tried to hack U.S. presidential campaign in effort that targeted hundreds, Microsoft says

Jay Greene Reporter focused on technology coverage in the Pacific Northwest October 4 SEATTLE — An effort believed to be tied to the Iranian government attempted to identify, attack and breach email accounts belonging to a U.S. presidential campaign, government officials and journalists, according to new data unveiled by Microsoft, highlighting the continued global security […]

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TikTok’s Beijing roots fuel censorship suspicion as it builds a huge U.S. audience

Students take part in an anti-government rally in Hong Kong.(Chris McGrath/Getty Images) September 15 at 4:30 PM A search for “#hongkong” on Twitter reveals a vast visual patchwork of the city’s unavoidable protests, including pro-China agitprop, sympathetic memes and imagery from the hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers who have braved police crackdowns. But the […]