Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To China
A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.’s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.
That amount represents an increase of $86.7 million, or 3.2 percent, over the current fiscal year, and closes a funding gap of $67.1 million.
Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.
Mountain View-based Google and other companies are now automatically encrypting all email, but that doesn’t ensure confidentiality unless the recipients’ email provider also adopts the technology.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
A plan to split California into six separate states may have to wait until 2016 to go to voters with the deadline for the November ballot soon approaching.
Our technology analyst reports there’s a bit of a difference in tone at this year’s RSA security conference being held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco this week.
California and other states need to start being honest about their budgets and future liabilities, or face a terrible reckoning a generation from now, that according to the State Budget Crisis Task Force.
Accompanied with the U.S. Marine Band, award-winning singer Beyonce sang “The Star Spangled Banner” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol on Monday…