Tag: Computer Chips

And Now, a Bicycle Built for None

As corporate giants like Ford, G.M. and Waymo struggle to get their self-driving cars on the road, a team of researchers in China is rethinking autonomous transportation using a souped-up bicycle. This bike can roll over a bump on its own, staying perfectly upright. When the man walking just behind it says “left,” it turns […]

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Tech Executives Push Trump on Huawei Sales

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday assured executives of several big technology companies that his administration would make “timely” decisions about whether to allow American firms to continue selling products to Huawei, the Chinese telecom equipment giant that has been placed on a government blacklist, the White House said in a statement. Mr. Trump met […]

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Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea

Last month, before an audience of world leaders, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan forcefully defended the global trade order that President Trump has so dramatically fractured. “A free and open economy,” he told leaders of the Group of 20 nations in Osaka, Japan, “is the foundation of global peace and prosperity.” Two days later, […]

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U.S. Tech Companies Sidestep a Trump Ban, to Keep Selling to Huawei

SHANGHAI — A number of the United States’ biggest chip makers have sold millions of dollars of products to Huawei despite a Trump administration ban on the sale of American technology to the Chinese telecommunications giant, according to four people with knowledge of the sales. Since the Commerce Department enacted the ban in May, American […]

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As China Takes Aim, Silicon Valley Braces for Pain

SAN FRANCISCO — When Silicon Valley looks west to China, it sees many things. More than a billion hungry consumers. A cheap source of labor. A competitor, partner, supplier and security risk. Now add this: A foe bent on retaliation. The Chinese government said Friday that it was putting together an “unreliable entities list,” a […]

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