Technology is transforming China, helping improve life in some ways, but also collecting big data. The government is beginning to convert that data and surveillance footage into social credit scores, which critics say can be used to penalize those who…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Vice President Mike Pence and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki signed the deal in Warsaw, where Pence is filling in for President Donald Trump, who scrapped his trip at the last minute because of Hurricane Dorian.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
For months, the Trump administration has accused Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei of being a threat to U.S. national security, warning that data could be channeled through the company’s equipment to China’s intelligence services. Huawei is effectively banned from U.S. networks.
By Nick Schifrin
The group of state attorneys general who filed the federal lawsuit said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service overall, cannot be verified, while eliminating a major wireless company will immediately harm consumers.
By Tali Arbel, Mae Anderson, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a Russian mobile operator is teaming up with China’s Huawei to develop 5G networks in Russia. The deal was signed Thursday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Russian President Vladimir Putin, and comes…
By Associated Press
The executive order announced by the White House Wednesday does not name specific countries or companies, but the administration has been trying to keep allied nations from using equipment from the Chinese tech company Huawei.
The Trump administration has urged other countries not to allow Chinese telecommunications company Huawei to build the next generation of mobile networks. But concerns about Chinese state influence on Huawei aren't necessarily shared by allies. Amna Nawaz reports and talks…
President Trump announced a series of moves Friday aimed at boosting development of a new frontier of high-speed mobile networks. Known as 5G, as in the fifth generation of cellular networks, the technology could eventually offer speeds up to 100…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
5G will mean faster wireless speeds and has implications for technologies like self-driving cars and augmented reality. Watch the president's comments in our player.
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