Tag: Industrial Espionage

Huawei Is Winning the Argument in Europe, as the U.S. Fumbles to Develop Alternatives

WASHINGTON — America’s global campaign to prevent its closest allies from using Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, in the next generation of wireless networks has largely failed, with foreign leaders publicly rebuffing the United States argument that the firm poses an unmanageable security threat. Britain has already called the Trump administration’s bluff, betting that officials […]

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Trump Effort to Keep U.S. Tech Out of China Alarms American Firms

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s push to prevent China from dominating the market for advanced technologies has put it on a collision course with the same American companies it wants to protect. Firms that specialize in microchips, artificial intelligence, biotechnology and other industries have grown increasingly alarmed by the administration’s efforts to restrict the flow […]

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With Harsh Words, China’s Military Denies It Hacked Equifax

SHANGHAI — China’s military on Thursday denied accusations that it hacked Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting companies in the United States. In a harshly worded release, Wu Qian, a spokesman for China’s Ministry of National Defense, said the American charges against four of its members were “without a basis in fact.” “This behavior […]

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U.S. Charges Chinese Military Officers in 2017 Equifax Hacking

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced charges on Monday against four members of China’s military on suspicion of hacking into Equifax, the credit reporting agency, in 2017 and stealing trade secrets and the personal data of about 145 million Americans. “This was a deliberate and sweeping intrusion into the private information of the American people,” […]

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China’s Lavish Scientific Funds Fall Into Prosecutors’ Spotlight

More than a decade into his career as an organic chemist, Jon Antilla found a solution to the grinding task of fund-raising that, increasingly, was squeezing out his time in the laboratory. Leaving a tenured position at the University of South Florida, he relocated to Tianjin University in China, where he was awarded a grant […]

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Trump’s China Deal Creates Collateral Damage for Tech Firms

WASHINGTON — Among the corporate titans recognized last week by President Trump during a White House signing ceremony for his China trade deal was Sanjay Mehrotra, the chief executive of Micron Technology, whose Idaho semiconductor company is at the heart of Mr. Trump’s trade war. Micron, which makes memory chips for computers and smartphones, is […]

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