Tag Archives: China

China climate: Environmentalists wield new legal tool against despoilers

As Beijing choked on “red alert” air pollution this week, Chinese delegates pledged to curb emissions at global climate alter talks in Paris. A final accord was reached on Saturday…

Alphabet mulls expanding Fiber internet service to LA, Chicago

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc said it would consider bringing its Fiber internet service to Los Angeles & Chicago, the two biggest cities the tech giant has worked with so far…

More than a million OPM hack victims still not notified

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than a million victims of a massive hack of U.S. government computer files have still not been officially notified that their data was…

Exclusive – Gazprom may use third party gas to fill China pipeline: sources

By Olesya Astakhova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's Gazprom has held talks with a small Siberian energy firm on using its gas to fill a pipeline to China if the state-controlled…

Cybersecurity experts cautiously optimistic about 2016

It's been an active year in cybersecurity. Washington & Beijing reached a historic agreement around cooperation for curtailing digital espionage, the US government suffered its largest known data breach, & there was…

Former ally of jailed China official in good health shortly before death – report

BEIJING (Reuters) – A 44-year-old former business ally of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai was in satisfactory health in jail shortly before he died of a heart attack, a Chinese…

AT&T CEO hints at launching mobile video streaming service

By Malathi Nayak & Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target…

In China's O2O tech, today's 'unicorns' risk becoming tomorrow's 'unicorpses'

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – The Beijing offices of Shequ001, a start-up delivering supermarket goods booked via smartphone, stand almost deserted. Leaflets lie scattered on the floor. Nearly 400…

China weighs in with criticism of Trump's Muslim ban comments

BEIJING (Reuters) – China weighed in on Wednesday with its own, albeit indirect, criticism of a proposal by leading U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to ban Muslims from entering…

China chips away at U.S., Taiwan semiconductor dominance

By Yimou Lee HONG KONG (Reuters) – China's multi-billion dollar drive towards self-reliance in semiconductors has spawned a cluster of chip designers that industry experts say could eventually rival leaders…