Documents show Huawei shipped prohibited U.S. hardware and software to Iran

Although China’s Huawei Technologies has been consistently denying for years that it has not violating American trade sanctions on Iran, internal documents from the company which dates back to 2010 show that it was directly involved in sending prohibited U.S. computer equipment to Iran’s largest mobile-phone operator. As per internal documents from Huawei, two of…

Bills Gates had predicted China’s virus with simulation saying 33M deaths in first 6 months

One year back, while speaking at a conference hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Society, Bill Gates had “predicted” that a super-virus pandemic breaking out in China could potentially kill 33 million people around the globe in a span of just 6 months. Gates had warned that the world was at risk from super-pathogens spreading quickly…

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day shopping festival hits $1 billion with 1.08 minutes

On Monday, Alibaba Group Holding Inc stated, sales from its annual Singles’ Day shopping event touched $22.63 billion (158.31 billion yuan ) in the first nine hours, up by 25% from 126.72 billion yuan a year earlier. China celebrates Singles’ Day as a shopping festival much like Black Friday or Cyber Monday. It has grown…

Goldman Sachs revisit its relationship with Chinese blacklisted AI firms

Risk consultants sees U.S. investors quietly exiting from their partnership/commitments with the affected Chinese companies. In a significant development, Goldman Sachs Group Inc has stated, it is in the process of reviewing its involvement in China’s Megvii Technology Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO) following the U.S. Commerce Department placing the artificial intelligence firm on an…

Japan Display aims to clinch $468 million in funding by the end of this month

Japan Display’s bailout plan got slightly derailed following the withdrawal of Harvest Group, a Chinese investment firm from the bailout consortium. Following a sudden withdrawal of a Chinese investor group from its bailout plan, Japan Display Inc, an Apple Inc supplier stated, it aims to clinch a deal for least $468 million (50 billion yen)…

YouTube takes down 210 channels linked to state-backed anti-Hong Kong protests

Following Twitter and Facebook taking action against Chinese state-backed efforts aimed at discrediting the Hong Kong protests, YouTube has followed on their footsteps. Following Twitter and Facebook dismantling influence campaigns originating from mainland China aimed at disrupting the ongoing Hong Kong protests, Alphabet Inc’s Google also said, its YouTube video streaming service has disabled 210…

Twitter will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media

While the Chinese government wants to promote its views on western social media platforms, it has blocked its citizens from accessing Twitter and Facebook in the mainland. On Tuesday, following Facebook and Twitter dismantling China’s state-backed campaign to malign and undermine concerns raised by the citizens of Hong Kong, China said it had a right…

HSBC Holdings Plc backs Hong Kong-based tech startup Serai

Serai aims to be the LinkedIn for global trade which links manufacturers to component suppliers. In a significant development, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of Serai, a Hong Kong-based technology startup that aims to “connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push”.…

China’s Great Firewall blocks news of Hong Kong protests

China’s firewall although broadly effective, is not 100% full proof, content posted on individual accounts were not immediately censored. In a significant development, Chinese censors are working hard to block and erase news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms. There has been a surge of interests from mainland Chinese users…