Electronic Products & Technology


May 19, 2020 by Zen Soo And Joe McDonald, The Associated Press, Hong Kong

U.S. restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei

Feud with China could disrupt technology industries worldwide
May 18, 2020 by Michael Hall, marketing communications manager, SEMI

COVID-19: The way forward

SEMI group shares insights from McKinsey & Company
April 8, 2020 by David Paddon, The Canadian Press, Toronto

BlackBerry uncovers hacker tools that it says opened data servers for a decade

44-page BlackBerry report says 5 groups with links to the Chinese government have been using certain tactics and methods
March 10, 2020 by Dake Kang And Yanan Wang, The Associated Press, Nanchang, China

Gadgets for tech giants made with coerced Uighur labour

The Muslim ethnic group that labours in the factory are isolated within a walled compound, fortified with security cameras and guards at the entrance
November 19, 2019 by The Associated Press, Bejing

China issues plan to promote high tech manufacturing

China issued an outline Friday of policies aimed at promoting high-tech manufacturing after it stopped pushing a strategy that helped trigger a tariff war with Washington. A statement by the Cabinet’s planning agency called for the government to help manufacturers…
October 21, 2019 by Eric Tucker, The Associated Press, Washington

Chinese tech giant wants to be ‘transparent’

Huawei executive affirms it has no ties to the government in China
October 4, 2019 by The Associated Press, Seoul Korea

Samsung ends smartphone phone production in China

"Difficult decision" was made to "enhance efficiency'' in its manufacturing
June 14, 2019 by Christopher Bodeen, The Associated Press, Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology

Chinese authorities have also begun deploying a new surveillance tool that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras
September 11, 2018 by Stephen Law, Editor EP&T

The road to determining a CEM partner can be a bumpy one

Canadian Tech product developer discusses his journey to Asia and back in his search for a contract electronic manufacturing partner
September 10, 2018 by David Koenig, The Associated Press

Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

President Donald Trump concedes that some Apple Inc. products may become more expensive if his administration imposes “massive” additional tariffs on Chinese-made goods, but he says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.  “Start building new…
July 11, 2018 by Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press, Washington

US and China continue brawl over high technology

To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp. The company, known as AMSC and based in Massachusetts, was reeling after a Chinese partner stole…
January 28, 2018 by By Yiting Sun, MIT Technology Review, Beijing Correspondent

China wants to make the chips that will add AI to any gadget

In an office at Tsinghua University in Beijing, a computer chip is crunching data from a nearby camera, looking for faces stored in a database. Seconds later, the same chip, called Thinker, is handling voice commands in Chinese. Thinker is…