• Beijing on track to eclipse Silicon Valley as world's top startup hub

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    While there is growing paranoia in the U.S. about security issues surrounding China's tech giants, the city of Beijing is offering a new challenge to America's tech dominance. A new report from CB Insights shows just how rapidly Beijing is gaining on Silicon Valley, a region that has long been recognized as the epicenter of the tech inn...
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  • U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Denounces Trump Tariff Policies

    U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Denounces Trump Tariff Policies

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    Noel King talks to John Murphy, senior vice president at the chamber, about why retaliatory measures imposed in response to U.S. tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs and threaten the U.S. economy.
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  • China central banker says currency slide under observation

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - The head of China's central bank says he's closely watching the recent slide in the value of the yuan against the U.S. dollar, but the country's economic fundamentals remain strong.
    Yi Gang was quoted as saying Tuesday that the yuan's depreciation reflects the strengthening of the dollar and "the effect of external uncertainties."
    The yuan's 3 percent decline against the dollar over the past two weeks is largely seen as reflecting fears over a possible trade war between the world's two biggest economies. Punishing U.S. tariffs on some Chinese imports are due to take effect...
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  • China's Tech Giants Just Got A Big Boost

    China's Tech Giants Just Got A Big Boost

    4 monthes ago - By ETF Daily News

    Stop buying Iranian oil or face the music. That's the message the U.S. government shared with the world last week, giving importers until November 4 to cut their consumption of Iran's crude to zero-or expect sanctions.
    The threat comes a month after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Obama-era nuclear deal.
    West Texas Intermediate responded by adding more than $6 to the price of a barrel last week alone, to end above $74.
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  • Cramped Airline Passengers Could Benefit From DOT IG's Audit Of Emergency Airplane Exit Performance

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    U.S. airlines could be forced to make their planes a bit more comfortable as the result of a legitimate safety concern. The big question is whether such a change will be the result of tombstone engineering or enlightened, proactive actions taken by the FAA or the airlines themselves?
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  • Civil Unrest Is Here: Violence Erupts In American Streets As Progressive Leaders Urge Their Followers To “Rise Up” And Prepare For A “Summer Of Rage”

    Civil Unrest Is Here: Violence Erupts In American Streets As Progressive Leaders Urge Their Followers To “Rise Up” And Prepare For A “Summer Of Rage”

    4 monthes ago - By The Economic Collapse

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    On Friday, Michael Moore went on Bill Maher's HBO show and suggested that the U.S. military would side with progressives in a civil war against Donald Trump. You can watch Moore make these comments on YouTube right here. The very next day, Antifa thugs violently clashed with pro-Trump conservatives that had gathered for a prayer rally on the streets of Portland, Oregon. Flash-bang grenades were thrown by Antifa activists , the police confiscated “mace, clubs, gloves with reinforced knuckles, batons, knives and handgun clips”, and many were injured and had to...
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  • For Independence Day Fireworks, U.S. Depends On China

    For Independence Day Fireworks, U.S. Depends On China

    4 monthes ago - By NPR

    Nearly all the fireworks Americans will use to celebrate this Fourth of July are imported from China. But the domestic fireworks business is still booming.
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  • Trump Has Blocked the World's Biggest Mobile Network Operator From the U.S. on National Security Grounds

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The world's biggest mobile network operator, China Mobile, probably won't get to enter the U.S. market after the Trump administration moved to block it on national security grounds.
    China Mobile chl is a state-owned enterprise with almost 900 million subscribers, and there is currently no shortage of distrust in the U.S. regarding Chinese companies with ties to the state, particularly in the telecommunications arena. American lawmakers have, for example, described the phone-makers Huawei and ZTE ztcoy as “a severe national security threat.”
    So it goes with China Mobile. Some seven years...
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  • Trump moves to block China Mobile's U.S. entry on security concerns

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG - The U.S. government has moved to block China Mobile from offering services to the U.S. telecommunications market, recommending its application be rejected because the firm posed national security risks.
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  • Trump asks FCC to block China Mobile's U.S. entry due to security concerns

    Trump asks FCC to block China Mobile's U.S. entry due to security concerns

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    The U.S. government moved on Monday to block China Mobile from offering services to the U.S. telecommunications market, recommending its application be rejected because the government-owned firm posed national security risks. The Federal Communications Commission should deny China Mobile's 2011 application to offer telecommu...
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