US plans ‘a mix of actions’ against Russia over SolarWinds cyberattack

The US is preparing to retaliate against Russia after determining the country was probably involved in the SolarWinds cyberattack. Without providing specifics, White House press secretary Jen…

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China five-year plan aims for supremacy in AI, quantum computing

China's tech industry has been hit hard by US trade battles and the economic uncertainties of the pandemic, but it's eager to bounce back in the relatively…

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Russian, Chinese hackers may have stolen European vaccine data

State-backed hackers' attempts to steal COVID-19 vaccine data might be farther-reaching than you think. According to Reuters, sources for Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant claim (subscription required) that…

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Clubhouse is tightening security to address China spying fears

Clubhouse has been garnering hype through its high-profile discussions and a drop-in approach to audio chat, but there are also concerns the Chinese government might eavesdrop on…

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Qualcomm has reportedly objected to NVIDIA’s $40 billion acquisition of ARM

According to CNBC, chipmaker Qualcomm has quietly objected to NVIDIA’s proposed $40 billion acquisition of ARM. The company reportedly told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as well as…

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China probe delivers its first photo of Mars

China’s plans for interplanetary exploration just took a big stride forward. The Guardian reports that the country’s Tianwen-1 probe has returned its first photo of Mars, capturing…

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China is launching a public data platform to name and shame polluters

China is trying a new strategy to deal with companies that break pollution rules: wield their data against them. Reuters reports that China is launching a data…

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Xiaomi files court challenge against US ban

Xiaomi isn’t wasting time disputing the US’ decision to put it on a list of Chinese military-backed companies and ban American investments. Reuters reports the Chinese phone…

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EV automaker Nio unveils a luxury sedan to compete with the Model S

During its fourth annual Nio Day on Saturday — amidst performances by composer Shi Lei Chang and musician Wang Feng — the Chinese automaker revealed its latest…

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Huawei restores Tencent games to its Chinese app store after dispute

Huawei has pulled Tencent games like Arena of Valor from its app store because of a “big change” Tencent made in how the companies work together, according…

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