'Theft Is Not Innovation'; Chinese Tech Executive Convicted Of Silicon Valley Industrial EspionageA federal judge has convicted a Chinese national of economic espionage, stealing trade secrets and engaging in a conspiracy for the benefit of his country's government.
Chinese Army Major Arrested At LAX, Accused Of Stealing Medical Research from UCSFA major in China’s People’s Liberation Army has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport, telling federal authorities that he has been stealing secrets from the medical researchers at the University of California-San Francisco and sending them to a military lab in China, officials announced Thursday.
Reopening: Expensive California COVID-19 Mask Deal Blows Past Another Deadline; Chinese Company Yet To DeliverA Chinese company paid by California to manufacturer hundreds of millions of protective masks missed a Sunday deadline for federal certification, marking the second time its shipments to the state will be delayed.
Trump Announces U.S. Will End Support For World Health Organization During COVID-19 PandemicPresident Donald Trump on Friday took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic’s devastation.
Intel Corp Mulls Building New U.S. Chip Factory to Hedge Against Asia Supply DisruptionSanta Clara-based Intel is talking to the Trump administration about building a new semiconductor plant in the United States amid concern about relying on suppliers in Asia for chips used in a wide variety of electronics.
Chinese Manufacturer To Refund $247 Million To California For Masks After Missing Federal DeadlineCalifornia will be refunded $247 million it paid to a Chinese company under a major deal for protective masks after the company failed to meet a deadline for federal certification of the masks.
Tech Worker Crowdfunds, Buys Thousands Of KN95 Masks From China For CA HospitalsMark Linsey raised $130,000 and purchased 60,000 KN95 masks from China. The KN95 masks are almost identical to the N95 s and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized their use.
Chinese Tech Spying Case: Former Hayward Tour Operator Edward Peng Sentenced To 4 Years In Federal PrisonFormer Hayward tour operator Xuehua Edward Peng was sentenced to four years in federal prison Tuesday for acting as an agent of the Chinese government in connection with a scheme to conduct pickups known as “dead drops” and transport digital cards to China, federal prosecutors said.
Coronavirus: Who's At Risk?; Stanford Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In A leading Stanford infectious disease expert says the numbers coming out of China can be deceiving when it comes to the current coronavirus outbreak. “This is much Ado about something big,” Dr. Stan Deresinski told KPIX 5 News.
Silicon Valley Stocks Battered; Coronavirus Fear Tumbles Stock Market By Over 1,000 PointsThe growing coronavirus outbreak that has forced Silicon Valley's tech giants to cancel plans to attend trades shows and impacted their supply chain from China took aim at their share prices Monday as the stock market took a major tumble.
Diamond Princess Passengers Leave Ship In Japan; Shipmates Remain In Coronavirus Quarantine At TravisWhile their shipmates airlifted to Travis Air Force Base began their third day of a 14-day quarantine, the remaining passengers aboard the Diamond Princess were allowed to leave the ship Wednesday in Japan.
Wuhan Evacuees Released From Travis Coronavirus Quarantine, Begin To Journey HomeWuhan evacuee Yanjun Wei hugged her baby daughter and husband tightly. She had dreamed of the day her family would be united ever since she and her two small children were airlifted out China and taken to Travis Air Force base to undergo a 14-day coronavirus quarantine.
Coronavirus Evacuees Get Ready To Return Home As More Arrive At Travis AFBSamuel Roth will travel to Travis Air Force Base to pick up his wife and two young daughters, ages 5 and 11 months on Tuesday, as their 14-day quarantine wraps up.
Cruise Ship Evacuees With Coronavirus Airlifted To Nebraska Hospital The Diamond Princess evacuees who were flown to Travis Air Force Base and tested positive for coronavirus have been airlifted to a special isolation unit the University of Nebraska Medical Center, officials said.
Apple Warns Investors That Coronavirus In China Will Cut iPhone Production, SalesApple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.