Technology

Survey: China factory activity sinks to 3-year low

Feb 28, 2019

Survey: Chinese factory activity sinks to 3-year low in February amid tariff battle with Washington and weak global demand

Billionaire list shows $1T hit from '18 market meltdown

Feb 27, 2019

Rich list shows $1 trillion hit from 2018 market meltdown, Bezos still No. 1

China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal

Feb 27, 2019

China unveils draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist's claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community

Survey: American companies worry US-Chinese ties will worsen

Feb 27, 2019

Business group: American companies want negotiations with Beijing to lead to equal treatment in China, not just narrowing trade surplus

Stocks surge on US decision to postpone China tariff hike

Feb 25, 2019

President Donald Trump's decision to extend a deadline to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports has raised cautious optimism in China and boosted Asian shares

Global stocks rise after Trump tariff extension

Feb 25, 2019

Global stocks rise after Trump postpones tariff hike on Chinese goods following 'substantial progress' in negotiations

China to use facial recognition to thwart scalpers

Feb 24, 2019

Chinese hospitals are using facial recognition to thwart people who sell doctors' appointments at an illegal markup

China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

Feb 22, 2019

China blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses under system Communist Party says will improve public behavior

Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang

Feb 21, 2019

Report: Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will stop selling genetic sequencers in China's Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism its products were used for surveillance

Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect

Feb 20, 2019

A Thai court has accepted a U.S. request that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars online from bank accounts be extradited to the United States, but the suspect could end up in Russia anyway