US Commerce Secretary: Beijing opposing chip bill, fears losing its edge

Tech 05/14/22, 06:11

According to Reuters, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on May 11 that China opposes the U.S. huge chip bill because it will give the world's largest economy a competitive advantage. On May 12, the U.S. will step up formal negotiations on a compromise measure that would invest 52 billion dollars in ...

Tech war: U.S. considers tougher crackdown on Chinese chipmakers

Tech 05/12/22, 02:01

According to the Information, the United States is considering a ban on the export of advanced equipment to Chinese chipmakers by American suppliers. China's technical self-sufficiency would be jeopardized by this decision.Besides Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), the potential ban will also affect state-owned Hua Hong Semiconductor, ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT), ...

Chinese tech giants quietly quitting Russia

Tech 05/09/22, 07:58

Chinese technology companies such as Lenovo and Xiaomi are quietly pulling their operations out of Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. According to Apollo News, these Chinese tech giants are worried about U.S. sanctions and under pressure from suppliers, although the Chinese government has called on them to resist overseas coercion. During ...

Chinese fighter crashed again, Beijing not able to help Russia military

Tech 05/08/22, 07:16

Netizens in the past few days have been spreading a video showing a crashed Chinese fighter jet. The Sound of Hope said this fighter crash happened on April 23, in a wheat field in Caolou Village, Zhangji Town, Yucheng County, Henan Province. This is not the first time that Chinese fighters ...

Scholars’ opinions on China’s Liaoning warship military training

Tech 05/08/22, 06:57

According to CNA, the Japanese Ministry of Defense said on May 2 that the Liaoning and seven other warships headed south to the Pacific Ocean from the waters between Okinawa's main island and Miyako Island. On May 3, Liaoning's fighter jets and helicopters were reported to have made many takeoffs ...

China dispatches 18 military planes to disrupt Taiwan

Tech 05/08/22, 06:38

The Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ROC) reported on May 6 that China sent 18 aircraft to the island’s air defense zone. It is considered the second-largest incursion by far this year. The warplanes included six J-11 fighter jets, six J-16 fighter jets, two Xi'an H-6 bombers, two KJ-500 airborne early ...

Reason behind “Ma” confusion that made Hong Kong stocks plummet

Tech 05/08/22, 06:36

According to Reuters, Hong Kong stocks fell sharply, especially technology stocks, led by Alibaba, following a report that Chinese authorities had taken action against a man named Ma. Reuters reported that Alibaba stock dropped 9.4%. Meanwhile, according to Chinese language media outlet Xin Tang Ren, tens of billions of dollars have ...

China deploys 6 military aircraft to Taiwan’s ADIZ

Tech 05/07/22, 04:04

The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed on May 5 that six Chinese military planes intruded Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ). This marks the third day of intrusions this month. According to Taiwan News, the six aircraft of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) include one KJ-500 airborne early ...

China orders government firms to replace foreign PCs with local-made brands

Tech 05/07/22, 03:58

According to Bloomberg, China has ordered government agencies and state-owned firms to replace their foreign personal computers (PCs) and software with local-branded ones. The central government bodies mandate the directive, and Beijing wants a complete replacement within two years. The source told Bloomberg that the move would likely replace at least 50 ...