Technology

China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

Jun 14, 2018

China's government has renewed its threat to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepares to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes

China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge

Jun 12, 2018

China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

Jun 12, 2018

Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression

China's trade surplus with US grew, while global gap shrank

Jun 8, 2018

China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States widened in May from a year earlier while its global trade gap shrank as imports accelerated

Report: ZTE chairman promises no more violations, apologizes

Jun 8, 2018

Report: Chairman of Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has promised no further compliance violations and apologized to its 80,000 employees in a letter

China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data

Jun 6, 2018

Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including security-flagged Huawei in fresh wave of allegations over its handling of private data

Foxconn chief: US-China dispute over tech, not trade

Jun 6, 2018

The head of Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles Apple iPhones and other tech products, says Washington's conflict with Beijing is over technology rather than trade

Malaysia says over 350,000 cars yet to change Takata airbags

Jun 5, 2018

Malaysia transport minister to oversee Takata air bag recalls after data show more than 350,000 car owners have not yet responded

China: Smaller trade surplus, OK. But tech concessions? No.

Jun 4, 2018

China says it will narrow its trade surplus with the United States but rejects pressure to change technology development tactics seen as a path to prosperity and its rightful place as a global leader

US commerce secretary in Beijing for talks on trade surplus

Jun 2, 2018

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has arrived in Beijing for talks on China's promise to buy more American goods after Washington ratcheted up tensions with a new threat of tariff hikes on Chinese high-tech exports

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