• ZTE is just the first of a list of trade demands that China gave to Trump

    5 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Suddenly all that campaign rhetoric about the Chinese being out to get the U.S.-using technology-has given way to great concern for the preservation of Chinese jobs.
    That's according to a Washington Post opinion piece today by Josh Rogin, who writes that after a White House delegation visited China last month, the Chinese drafted a list of trade and economic demands for the U.S. One of them asked the U.S. to ease a trade ban on the telecommunications gear and handset company ZTE, which had pretty much put the Chinese company out of business. The demand list was thought to be a discussion...
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  • U.S. And EU Move Closer To A Trade War With WTO Ruling In Boeing-Airbus Dispute

    5 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The WTO said large loans made at below-market interest rates to help develop and launch Airbus's A320 and A330/340 families have been adequately addressed by Airbus. But Airbus has not adequately responded to rulings that its A380 and A350 models were receiving illegal government subsidies.
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  • Voice Activated: Do You Talk to Your Tech?

    5 monthes ago - By RIS Media

    How many of us are talking to our tech on a regular basis?
    Ken Olmstead at the Pew Research Center recently highlighted the fact that nearly half of U.S. adults say they use voice-controlled assistants and applications to interact with smartphones and other devices.
    Just over half say “a major reason” they use voice assistants is to permit hands-free interaction with devices.
    The Pew study affirmed that voice assistant technology is being widely used to remotely control connected systems, including “smart home” lighting and heating devices. In fact, more than a quarter surveyed use voice...
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  • Volcker Rule rewrite is said to drop key trading burden on banks

    5 monthes ago - By Philly

    Wall Street is poised to get a big reprieve from the Volcker Rule, as U.S. agencies prepare to scrap a restrictive presumption that most short-term trades violate the postcrisis regulation, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
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  • As U.S.-China Trade Talks Begin, ZTE Is In The Spotlight

    As U.S.-China Trade Talks Begin, ZTE Is In The Spotlight

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    President Trump may be willing to ease up on ZTE, one of China's biggest telecom firms, to protect the overall economic relationship, a Beijing economist says. "The U.S. still needs China," he says. (Image credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
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