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Marco Rubio to seek U.S. government probe of TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he would ask the U.S. government to open an investigation into TikTok, the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is "censoring content" to satisfy Beijing's leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Rubio seeks U.S. government probe of TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he would push for an investigation into the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is “censoring content” to satisfy Beijing’s leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Sen. Rubio: U.S. government should probe TikTok over Chinese censorship concerns

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he would ask the U.S. government to open an investigation into TikTok, the widely popular, Chinese-owned social media app, out of concern that the company is "censoring content" to satisfy Beijing's leaders......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2019

Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the US government to investigate TikTok over claims it"s censoring content that might upset China

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Marco Rubio, the US senator from Florida, has asked the US government to investigate TikTok, the globally popular short-form video ap.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2019

Top DOJ official signals intensifying state and federal antitrust probe of big tech

The U.S. government is forging ahead with its review of online platforms for potential competition concerns, coordinating with state attorneys general and signaling it could soon send document demands to Silicon Valley and its critics......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2019

China"s globally popular camera apps may open up user data to Beijing requests

In the wake of growing global concerns over internet privacy and security protection, cybersecurity experts say Chinese companies cannot deny the government if asked for data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 24th, 2019

Trump suggests federal agencies should look into Google"s China ties

President Trump suggested that the U.S. government should look into national-security concerns raised by billionaire investor and Facebook Inc. board member Peter Thiel about Google’s ties to the Chinese government......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2019

Schumer asks the federal government to probe Chinese plans to update NY subway system

Alex Wong/Getty Images US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to nationa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 20th, 2019

Bond Report: Treasurys follow European bonds higher amid geopolitical jitters and slowing China activity

Treasury prices rise Wednesday after signs of softness in the Chinese economy and geopolitical concerns around Italy’s fiscal deficits spur inflows into haven assets like U.S. government paper......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

China"s top diplomat rejects West"s "immoral" Huawei concerns

China opposes politically motivated attempts to discredit its telecoms equipment makers on security grounds, the Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2019

Bill Moves to Block U.S. From Buying Chinese Surveillance Equipment

The government will be banned from buying Chinese-made surveillance cameras under a $717 billion defense-policy bill, the latest move against Chinese technology on the basis of national security concerns......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 25th, 2018

National security panel drops objections to Chinese firm"s purchase of American insurer

A large Chinese conglomerate is moving ahead with plans to acquire an American insurance company after a government panel that vets foreign deals for national security concerns dropped its objections......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 10th, 2018

Security concerns have Australia reportedly reconsidering a 5G contract with China"s Huawei

Australian national security agencies are recommending the government not allow Chinese firm Huawei to work on new 5G networks. Sources told the Australian Financial Review that the "very direct" advice is based on nati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 14th, 2018

Marco Rubio Accuses Trump of "Backtracking" on China

Trump will target Chinese investment to protect American intellectual property......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 27th, 2018

Top Huawei exec blasts US lawmakers as "closed-minded and ill-informed"

One of the top executives at Chinese tech company Huawei has launched a broadside against Senator Marco Rubio and another US lawmaker, calling them "closed-minded and ill-informed" and ignorant about innovation......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 28th, 2018

"SIGNIFICANT DOWNSIDE RISKS": Macquarie warns Chinese industrial data is about to get a whole lot weaker

Reuters Concerns about the Chinese economy are starting to flare again. Mounting trade tensions with the US, along with the Chinese government’s continued deleveraging push, has many concerned about the outlook for industrial activity. Macquarie B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2018

U.K. Shows Unease About Huawei Gear

The U.K. government raised new concerns about the use of telecommunications gear from Huawei Technologies, stepping back from previous assertions that the Chinese company’s products didn’t present a national security threat......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

China: Qualcomm failed to resolve anti-monopoly worries

China's government says tech giant Qualcomm Inc. failed to resolve anti-monopoly regulators' concerns about its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors in a case seen as a possible casualty of U.S.-Chinese trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 27th, 2018

Automakers balk at U.S. request for confidential info for import probe

Two automotive trade groups on Friday raised "significant concerns" over the U.S. government's request for confidential business information as it probes whether automotive imports pose a national security risk, according to a letter seen by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 10th, 2018

Head of Chinese energy agency snared in graft probe

The head of the agency that oversees Chinese government energy planning has been snared in President Xi Jinping's marathon anti-corruption campaign......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 21st, 2018

A banker"s woe: Chinese wealth may get harder to snag for global bankers

News of a foreign wealth manager being denied exit from China last week is raising concerns for global private banks, as they seek to tap trillions of dollars of wealth offshore in the face of Beijing's growing curbs on overseas investments and outflows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 24th, 2018