Yesterday

Winter Olympics: Athletes advised to use burner phones in Beijing

A mandatory Covid monitoring app to be used by all Games attendees has security risks, analysts warn. Read more on bbc.co.uk



This week

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Huawei Phones If You Care About Privacy

If you’re worried about the privacy implications of your Huawei phone, here’s what you need to know. Read more on makeuseof.com



Last week

China chip sales could overtake EU and Japan next year

It’s blowback time again Read more on theregister.com


Apple’s iPhone 13 tops China’s smartphone sales for six consecutive weeks

New camera, 5G feature and lower price help the world’s most valuable company gain a rare stronghold in the world’s second-largest economy Read more on thenationalnews.com


China ‘Weaponizing’ Americans’ Personal Data: Expert

China “is weaponizing [Americans’] personal information” to bolster its artificial intelligence (AI), military, and espionage capabilities, according to a cyberintelligence … Read more on theepochtimes.com


Microsoft suspends auto suggest function for Bing search engine in China

Internet companies have been hit over the past year by a regulatory crackdown Read more on thenationalnews.com


US Tech Companies Should Not Assist Communist China: Lawmaker

Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) said it is a “serious issue” that some American tech companies have chosen to … Read more on theepochtimes.com


Japan urges more chip tie-ups with Taiwan at trade talks

Japan called for greater collaboration with Taiwan on semiconductors at a bilateral economic and trade meeting on Tuesday. Read more on reuters.com


China urges its consumer goods firms to make more ‘innovative’ products

China’s industry ministry on Monday proposed guidelines that it said it hoped could encourage its consumer goods enterprises to be more innovative with their products, giving examples such as smart rice cookers and robot vacuum cleaners. Read more on reuters.com



This month

China’s Next Regulatory Target: Algorithms

The Chinese regime is now targeting the lifeblood of tech companies: algorithms. It’s going to regulate how companies operate them. Experts are concerned it will hurt investor confidence in China. Read more on ntd.com


Realme Confirms U.S. Launch in 2022, But Don’t Expect Smartphones Yet

Realme will stick to IT and AIoT products for now. Read more on screenrant.com


Rep. Ken Buck on Big Tech Aiding Communist China

NTD spoke with Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) about the challenge Big Tech poses to our nation in regard to censorship, monopolies, and China. Read more on ntd.com


Roblox to rebuild China app after going offline

Gaming company plans relaunch after facing stiff competition and regulatory barriers Read more on ft.com


China Investing in Cutting-Edge Tech to Harvest Social Media Data on Western Targets – Vision Times

Communist China is now redirecting a big portion of its internal Internet data surveillance network externally. The regime is scraping data on social media Read more on visiontimes.com


China’s Central Bank Launches Digital Currency App – Vision Times

In an ambitious push to expand its digital currency, China’s central bank has launched a trial version for its digital yuan via a wallet app. Read more on visiontimes.com