Science & Technology

Automatic facial recognition challenged in UK court

Collecting biometric data such as facial scans in mass surveillance schemes undermines human rights, say activists.

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US judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law in chip market

The outcome could hurt Qualcomm in its race against rivals like China's Huawei for high-speed mobile tech supremacy.

US judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law in chip market

Inside Story

What's next for Huawei after US trade blacklist?

Google restricts access to Chinese technology company after the US blacklists it over national security concerns.

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NYC Green New Deal has Trump Tower in its sights

Real-estate developers, including Trump, are targeted by strict building-emissions limits and energy-efficiency rules.

NYC Green New Deal has Trump Tower in its sights

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China's Hikvision says it takes US rights concerns 'seriously'

Hikvision has been accused of supplying public surveillance equipment to the Chinese government to monitor minorities.

China's Hikvision says it takes US rights concerns 'seriously'

Fault Lines

The Viral Threat: Measles and Misinformation

We examine how misinformation about vaccines has led to the return of measles as the US battles to contain outbreaks.

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Huawei founder defiant in escalating dispute with US

Ren Zhengfei tells Chinese state media US 'underestimates' Huawei and technology transfer ban will have no effect.

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US scales back restrictions on China's Huawei

Temporary trade action allows global tech giant to continue servicing existing customers.

US scales back restrictions on China's Huawei

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Google 'suspends some business with Huawei' after US blacklist

Reported move could hit Huawei's phone business outside China as it will immediately lose access to Android updates.

Google 'suspends some business with Huawei' after US blacklist

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Crazy cheap cappuccinos: China's Luckin Coffee chain goes public

Luckin Coffee stores have mushroomed across Chinese cities but it's bleeding cash. Can technology save its finances?

Crazy cheap cappuccinos: China's Luckin Coffee chain goes public

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Huawei and the cold tech war between US and China

At a technology conference in Tianjin, participants sound optimistic despite worsening US-China relations.

Huawei and the cold tech war between US and China

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World's first electric-powered air taxi to launch 'by 2025'

Emissions-free craft unveiled by German company Lilium aims to hit the skies in five years.

World's first electric-powered air taxi to launch 'by 2025'

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Trump executive order enables ban on Huawei telecom gear

President declares 'national emergency' to pave the way for the expulsion of the Chinese firm from US market.

Trump executive order enables ban on Huawei telecom gear

Science & Technology

Tech giants pledge to fight 'extremist' content online

New Zealand PM Jacinda Adern has led a campaign against online 'extremism' since Christchurch attack was live-streamed.

Tech giants pledge to fight 'extremist' content online

United States

San Francisco first US city to ban facial recognition by police

Ban puts US city at the forefront of increasing discontent over the technology used by government agencies for years.

San Francisco first US city to ban facial recognition by police