Bay Area Woman Targeted in Nationwide Scam Involving Seeds Mailed From ChinaA Bay Area woman said Thursday she has become a victim of the new "brushing scam," involving mysterious packets of seeds sent from China.
TikTok Reportedly Could Be Sold To American Investors To Avert US BanUS investors are reportedly considering buying the video sharing app from Chinese parent company ByteDance in an effort to save TikTok's sizeable foothold in America.
Silicon Valley Pours Billions Into India As U.S.-China Tensions RiseLeading Silicon Valley Internet companies have been largely shut out of China for years but, in 2020, the biggest names in U.S. tech have invested around $17 billion in India.
Wells Fargo Tells Employees To Delete TikTok From Company DevicesWells Fargo has banned the social media app TikTok from company devices amid what it says are concerns about security.
Amazon Tells Employees To Delete TikTok Immediately—Then Takes It BackAmazon made waves on Friday by ordering employees to remove TikTok from their devices, only to announce hours later that the directive had been sent by mistake.
Facing US Scrutiny, TikTok May Undergo Corporate Changes To Distance From ChinaThe short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.
Secretary Of State: US 'Looking At' Banning TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media AppsThe United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
Facebook, Google, Twitter, Others Will Deny China's Requests For 'Subversive' User Data In Hong KongSocial media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter say they will deny law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong while studying ramifications of a national security law enacted last week.
'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.