Technology

China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics

Oct 23, 2018

The White House's move to expand Washington's dispute with Beijing beyond trade and technology and into accusations of political meddling has sunk US-China relations to the lowest level since the Cold War

China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

Oct 23, 2018

China opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

Oct 20, 2018

European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun

China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

Oct 19, 2018

China's economy slows as officials launch media blitz to revive confidence in sinking stock market

China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

Oct 19, 2018

China's former internet censor is standing trial over corruption allegations

Tesla secures land in Shanghai for first factory outside US

Oct 17, 2018

Tesla Inc. secures land in Shanghai for first electric car factory outside the United States

Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

Oct 17, 2018

Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life

Japan delays spacecraft landing on very rocky asteroid

Oct 12, 2018

Japan's space agency is delaying a spacecraft touchdown on an asteroid because scientists need more time to find a safe landing site on the extremely rocky surface

China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the U.S. market rose by 13 percent amid a worsening tariff war

China tech stocks Lenovo, ZTE tumble after chip hack report

Oct 5, 2018

Chinese tech stocks Lenovo and ZTE Corp. tumble after a news report that Chinese spies might have used chips supplied by another company to hack into U.S. computer systems

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