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Behind US-China cyberspy tensions: The view from Beijing (Q&A)

American tech firms are caught in the cross-fire between China and the US over cyberespionage. International politics specialist Shen Yi says this storm isn't likely to blow over soon.

By June 5, 2014

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China ups security checks on tech suppliers as US tensions mount

The country won't say specifically that it's targeting US suppliers, but the timing is awfully coincidental.

By May 22, 2014

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Ukraine under cyberattack as US-Russia tensions rise

According to Ukraine's security service, members of the country's parliament, regardless of party affiliation, are being targeted in the attack.

By March 4, 2014

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Phone cases with a conscience feature faces of political prisoners

Artist Ai Weiwei's Lego portraits of those who've been silenced, imprisoned or exiled because of their beliefs inspire a new line of iPhone cases, with part of the proceeds going to Amnesty International.

By February 19, 2015

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'The Man in the High Castle', Amazon's biggest pilot ever, greenlit for a full series

Based on the Philip K. Dick novel in which the Nazis and the Japanese won WW2, the first episode is the most-watched Amazon pilot ever.

By February 19, 2015

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​Sigfox raises $115M to expand Internet of Things network globally

Traditional carriers hope to profit from the push to connect all manner of electronic devices to the Net, but a French startup just took a little wind from their sails.

By February 11, 2015

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Google reportedly plans to take on Uber with ride-hailing service

Bloomberg reports the Internet giant has been working on an Uber rival in conjunction with its driverless car project.

By February 2, 2015

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Microsoft gets hardware foothold as Surface, Lumia sales jump

In its latest financial snapshot, the software giant is demonstrating that its hardware business is not just a sideshow after all.

By January 26, 2015

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South Korea nuclear plant hit by hacker

The hacking comes in the wake of increased tension and trouble from North Korea, though the source has not been confirmed.

By December 22, 2014

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Microsoft likens Google to knucklehead, then changes its mind

A blog post, critical of Google Apps and written by a senior product manager at Microsoft, appears, and then disappears. But why?

By December 17, 2014