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China asks U.S. to stop ‘unreasonable suppression’ of Huawei

(Reuters) — China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese companies like Huawei, and a Chinese newspaper said the government was ready to retaliate against Washington. The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment company Huawei, spurring fears of […]

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GSMA: China Beats US and UK on 5G Enthusiasm

Another day comes with another survey showing that China is leaps and bounds of the US when it comes to moving up to 5G technology. The GSMA Intelligence “Future of Devices” report says that China has become the “global epicenter” of smartphone manufacturing and consumption, and Chinese consumers are far more enthusiastic than Americans, Brits […]

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Awash in Disinformation Before Vote, Taiwan Points Finger at China

TAIPEI, Taiwan — At first glance, the bespectacled YouTuber railing against Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, just seems like a concerned citizen making an appeal to his fellow Taiwanese. He speaks Taiwanese-accented Mandarin, with the occasional phrase in Taiwanese dialect. His captions are written with the traditional Chinese characters used in Taiwan, not the simplified ones […]

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Blizzard reinstates Hong Kong protestor’s prize, says “China had no influence”

After four days of mounting public pressure, Blizzard Entertainment took a late Friday opportunity—8:30pm ET, where press releases go to die—to partially undo its ban on three members of the Hearthstone esports community for making statements in support of Hong Kong. The outright ban applied to professional Hearthstone player Ng “blitzchung” Wai Chung has since been […]