Briefing: Megvii is reconsidering its IPO timing as trade war extends

Chinese AI start-up Megvii rethinks IPO plan this year – The Financial Times  What happened: Alibaba-backed Chinese AI…


Briefing: Tim Cook thinks Apple will not be targeted by tariffs

Tim Cook on tariffs, immigration and whether we spend too much time on our iPhones - CBS News What happened: Neither…


Briefing: Huawei sells majority stake in undersea cable manufacturer

Huawei to sell 51pc stake in undersea cable business after US trade blacklist – South China Morning Post What happened:…


Briefing: US universities and pension funds are financing SenseTime, Megvii

US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State - Buzzfeed News What…


Cross-sector collaboration is key to achieving ethical AI: Chris Byrd

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Briefing: Beijing reportedly considering limiting rare earth exports to US

China considers U.S. rare earth export curbs: Global Times editor - Reuters What happened: Three incidents…


Shanghai's skyline is seen from The Bund on April 13, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: First three companies to list on China's new tech-board in June

Shanghai moves to boost key tech sectors amid trade war, to green light first three listings on new Nasdaq-style board…


Surveillance cameras watch closely as visitors walk around the Bund in Shanghai, China on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: Surveillance firm Hikvision may join Huawei on US trade blacklist

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm - The New York Times  What happened: On…


Briefing: US lawmaker calls for probe into Chinese state-owned subway car deal

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China - Reuters What happened: The US Senate Democratic majority…


As US fights tech transfer, top Mexican university opens tech hub in Hangzhou

The same day US Republicans introduced a bill to Congress restricting study visas for Chinese nationals, one of…