Tale of Fake Hewlett-Packard Gear Spurs Arrest in China, Lawsuit

An anonymous reader shares a report: When three Chinese nationals were jailed in Beijing almost a decade ago and accused of selling fake Hewlett-Packard networking gear, it looked like an example of U.S. companies getting what they'd long demanded: a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotAug 2nd, 2021

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou reaches agreement with US to resolve fraud charges

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and the US Department of Justice on Friday entered an agreement to defer prosecution of US charges against her until late 2022, after which point the charges could be dropped. The deal will allow her to return to China, and co.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou expected to plead guilty to US charges

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News17 hr. 47 min. ago

Bitcoin outlawed in China as country bans all cryptocurrency transactions

Move comes as government seeks to limit fallout of looming real estate collapse. Enlarge / China has cracked down on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in a bid to limit capital outflows. (credit: Nuthawut Somsuk/iStock Editorial) China’s cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 15 min. ago

Exotic mix in China"s delivery of moon rocks

On 16 December 2020 the Chang'e-5 mission, China's first sample return mission to the Moon, successfully delivered to Earth nearly two kilograms of rocky fragments and dust from our celestial companion. Chang'e-5 landed on an area of the Moon not sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 46 min. ago

As autumn approaches here"s why we see more spiders in our houses and why wasps are desperate for sugar

The tell-tale signs that autumn is here are clear to us; the days are getting shorter and the temperature is decreasing. We take this as a sign to pull out our winter woolies and think about turning on the radiators. But how do insects know that wint.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 15 min. ago

China Says All Cryptocurrency-related Transactions Are Illegal and Must Be Banned

China's central bank said on Friday that all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal in the country and they must be banned, citing concerns around national security and "safety of people's assets." From a report: The world's most populated n.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 15 min. ago

Ultrathin electronic barrier layer to control interface luminescence

In a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances, researchers led by Professor Xu Chunxiang, Southeast University, Nanjing, China discuss nano-buffer controlled electron tunneling to regulate heterojunctional interface emission......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Alibaba was building a media empire. Now it"s dumping Chinese TV shares

Alibaba is dumping its shares in one of China's largest TV broadcasters just months after it bought them, as the company comes under growing pressure from a government campaign to rein in Big Tech's power and influence......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Chinese LCD panel makers lower capacity utilization

China-based LCD panel makers, in a bid to reduce output, are estimated to have reduced utilization of production capacities in September from an average of 94.6% in August to about 90%, according to CINNO Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

China may control mineral sources for new energy cars

China is likely to decide on policies for controlling sources of mineral materials used in EV (electric vehicle) batteries, according to media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Taiwanese suppliers expect stable EV orders

Sales of electric vehicle (EV) have grown over 100% on year during the first half of 2021 in the US, EU, and China. Taiwan-based suppliers for EV such as CFTC, KS Terminals, BizLink, and Sinbon have seen revenue grow and expect stable growth for the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Eternal expects steady shipments of silicone materials for September

Taiwan-based PCB material supplier Eternal Group forecasts steady shipments in September as demand grows before China heads into its week-long National Day holiday at the beginning of October......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Samoa Scraps Daylight Saving Time

Samoa is joining Japan, India, and China in scrapping daylight saving time, which was first proposed in 1895 so entomologist and astronomer George Hudson could study insects at night. "Hudson is dead, so daylight saving is no longer necessary," write.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Apple turns post-lawsuit tables on Epic, will block Fortnite on iOS

The ban on Epic's games could last years. Enlarge / A Fortnite loading screen displayed on an iPhone in 2018, when Apple and Epic weren't at each other's legal throats. (credit: Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images) Weeks after Epic's appa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Facebook paid FTC $4.9B more than required to shield Zuckerberg, lawsuit alleges

Shareholders say the overpayment was an "express quid pro quo." Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Team proposes microprinting a fiber-tip polymer clamped-beam probe for high-sensitivity nanoforce measurements

The control and measurement of asserted forces on small objects are frequently seen in micromanipulation, material science, and biological and medical applications. Researchers in China have proposed for the first time the microprinting of a novel fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes “was in charge” at Theranos, Mattis tells court

"I thought all along that we were doing it on Theranos' gear," Mattis said. Elizabeth Holmes speaking at the Fortune Global Forum in 2015, around the time Theranos was under increasing pressure to deliver results from its ill-fated Edison testin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Ultrasensitive detection of endocrine disruptors via superfine plasmonic spectral combs

The apparent increase in hormone-induced cancers and disorders of the reproductive tract has led to a growing demand for new technologies capable of detecting nanogram per liter level endocrine disruptors. Scientists in China invented an ultracompact.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

A 15-user quantum secure direct communication network

Quantum secure direct communication (QSDC) based on entanglement can directly transmit confidential information. Scientist in China explored a QSDC network based on time-energy entanglement and sum-frequency generation. The results show that when any.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Common-path off-axis digital holography: Towards high stable optical instrument manufacturing

High stable common-path digital holographic interferometers can be widely applied in long-term time-lapsing interferometric measurements, three-dimensional imaging, and quantitative phase imaging. Scientists in China reviewed the common-path off-axis.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021