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America's growing impatience with China

As President Trump negotiated a trade truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires last weekend, an arrest 7,000 miles away created another complication between the world’s largest economies. Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the daughter of its founder, was arrested in Vancouver on ...

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Bionic 3D-printed arm ‘gives confidence’ to young amputees

A Bristol-based robotics company, Open Bionics, has developed the world’s first medically-certified 3D-printed artificial arm for amputees. The Hero Arm, with its artificial hand, can fit children as young as nine years old. Its motor is controlled by muscles on the residual limb, allowing the user to carry out many ...

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The nation-state of the internet – TechCrunch

The internet is a community, but can it be a nation-state? It’s a question that I have been pondering on and off this year, what with the rise of digital nomads and the deeply libertarian ethos baked into parts of the blockchain community. It’s clearly on a lot of other ...

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Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A court sketch shows Meng Wanzhou during her bail hearing at the Supreme Court of British Columbia The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei faces fraud charges in the United States, a Canadian court hearing has revealed. Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei’s ...

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What’s going on with Huawei?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei is now the second biggest smartphone-maker after Samsung Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been the focus of international scrutiny, with several countries raising security concerns about its products. Then on 1 December, the company’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested in Canada. At ...

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O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption

Image copyright Getty Images O2 and its mobile network equipment supplier Ericsson have issued a joint apology to the millions of customers hit by disruption to its data services. O2 chief executive Mark Evans said the firm would work with Ericsson through the night to resolve the problems. Mr Evans ...

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