Posts Tagged ‘United States’

U.S. Government Extends ZTE’s Temporary Export License

The United States Department of Commerce has reportedly agreed to extend ZTE’s temporary export license to March 29, 2017, allowing …


Unisplendour Will Invest USD80.58 Million For JV With Western Digital

China’s Unisplendour Corporation will invest USD80.58 million to build a joint venture with Western Digital Corp., and Unisplendour will hold a 51% stake. The new JV will have registered capital of USD158 million. Of that total, Unisplendour will invest USD56.58 million in cash and its subsidiary Unissoft (Wuxi) Group Co., Ltd. will invest USD24 million […]


Edward Snowden Talks Cybersecurity With Investors In Hong Kong

American cybersecurity whistleblower Edward Snowden told an audience in Hong Kong that mass surveillance does not keep people safe nor will increased surveillance ensure safety. Asian brokerage and investment group CLSA Limited hosted Edward Snowden yesterday at a conference in Hong Kong. Snowden spoke to the Hong Kong investors via a video feed from his […]


HP Launches Moonshot Server In China

Focused on saving energy and space, HP unveiled its latest server product Moonshot in China. Low power consumption is the highlight of Moonshot server. This is realized by adopting Intel’s low-power Atom chip, which is normally used on tablets, smartphones, and netbooks. HP claimed that compared with existing servers, Moonshot can reduce power consumption by […]


Taobao.com, Coach Form Internet Alliance Against Chinese Fakes

Coach, a leading American designer and maker of luxury lifestyle handbags and accessories, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Taobao.com, the Chinese Internet shopping subsidiary of Alibaba Group, to prevent the sale of fake Coach products on this Chinese website. This is reportedly the first time for Coach to cooperate in this manner with […]


U.S. Elicits Open Technology Policies From China During JCCT

In meetings concluded last week in the central Chinese city of Chengdu, the United States and China agreed on a number of initiatives that may provide more fairness and transparency to foreign businesses operating in China. U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, together with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, co-chaired […]


Acer’s Acquisition Of iGware Approved By FTC In Taiwan

Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has approved Acer’s acquisition of iGware, a U.S. cloud computing technology company, and said the acquisition only has slight influence on the Taiwanese cloud computing software service market. In July 2011, Acer announced plans to acquire the entire stake in iGware for USD320 million, and the company submitted an application to […]


China’s Tudou.com Reinvigorates IPO Plans As CEO Settles Marital Dispute

Amid a thunderous drop in Chinese companies’ market capitalization in recent weeks, Tudou.com has filed an amendment to its filing for an initial public offering in the United States to raise money for its online video operations in China. In filings issued hours ago, Tudou Holdings Limited says a lawsuit between Chairman and CEO Gary […]


Google Says Email Hacking Likely From China

Google says a likely phishing attack from Jinan has targeted hundreds of its Gmail email users. In a post on its official blog, Google states, “We recently uncovered a campaign to collect user passwords, likely through phishing. This campaign, which appears to originate from Jinan, China, affected what seem to be the personal Gmail accounts […]


American Senator’s Missive Won’t Dent Chinese Search Engine’s Censorship Regime

United States Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin has penned a letter to the chairman of China’s largest Internet search engine, asking for more transparency and greater adherence to human rights. In a message written to Robin Li, chairman and CEO of Baidu Inc., Durbin says that a rumored pending deal between U.S.-based Facebook.com and […]