Technology

China's legislature takes up law to ban forced tech transfer

Dec 24, 2018

China's legislature is considering a law to ban local governments from forcing foreign companies to hand over technology, an issue that helped to spark Washington's tariff war with Beijing

China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment

Dec 21, 2018

China calls the US arrogant and selfish after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing American trade secrets and other sensitive information on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency

Chinese leaders promise tax cuts, help for entrepreneurs

Dec 21, 2018

Chinese leaders promise help to entrepreneurs to shore up weakening economic growth as Beijing tries to resolve tariff battles with Washington over technology

Facebook purges more Myanmar accounts for misrepresentation

Dec 19, 2018

Facebook has announced its third and biggest purge of military-linked accounts in Myanmar, where critics have charged the social network did too little to block inflammatory material that fueled hatred, particularly against the Muslim Rohingya minority

Huawei calls on US, others to show proof of security risk

Dec 19, 2018

Huawei chairman challenges United States and other governments to provide evidence for claims the Chinese tech giant is a security risk

Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

Dec 16, 2018

Chinese tech giant Huawei's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad, while one of its top executives faces U.S. charges over trade with Iran

China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

Dec 15, 2018

China suspends tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following trade cease-fire with Washington

The Latest: China confirms holding 2 Canadians

Dec 13, 2018

China has confirmed it has detained two Canadian men, saying they were being detained on suspicion of "endangering national security."

Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada row

Dec 13, 2018

China has confirmed the detentions of two Canadian men, raising the stakes in a three-way international dispute with the United States

Analysis: China plays hardball with ex-diplomat's seizure

Dec 13, 2018

Analysis: China plays hardball with detention of ex-Canadian diplomat