The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them.
Apple faces a ban on some of its older iDevices next week, though there's still time for a presidential pardon, as it were.
The talks will focus on the theft of U.S. intellectual property and will kick off as part of the yearly "Strategic and Economic Dialogue" between China and the U.S., The New York Times reports.
New legislation to be introduced by the House Intelligence Committee aims to curb cybertheft and cyberespionage done by "cyber hackers from nation-states like China and Russia."
Experts gathering to discuss intellectual-property theft say that a fix will require the application of economic sanctions, not just more technology.
Controversial service had faced paying damages of hundreds of millions of dollars in copyright infringement lawsuit filed by record labels.
The company, which two years ago testified to the US Senate that it's not a tax dodger, is facing an European Commission investigation into whether tax breaks from Ireland were illegal state aid.
Technically Incorrect: After a British interviewer suggests that Tony Stark has become more likable and that this applies to the actor, too, Downey becomes testy.
The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.
The chipmaker reports first-quarter revenue is mostly flat, though it does see a slight rise in income.