Briefing: China's new civil code draft adds regulations for human gene editing

China set to introduce gene-editing regulation following CRISPR-baby furore - Nature What happened: The most recent…


Briefing: Coinbase reportedly looking to acquire Xapo’s bitcoin custody arm

Coinbase in advanced talks to acquire Xapo: sources - The Block What happened: Digital currency exchange Coinbase is…


Briefing: New US bill could make exporting American tech to China more difficult

GOP senator's new bill would crack down on U.S. tech going to China - Axios What happened: A new bill announced by US…


Briefing: China blocks Wikipedia in all languages

China is now blocking all language editions of Wikipedia  - OONI What happened: The Tor Project’s Open Observatory of…


Briefing: Super Micro tells suppliers to move production out of China

Server maker Super Micro to ditch 'made-in-China' parts on spy fears - Nikkei Asian Review What happened: Server maker…


Briefing: Malacca blockchain initiative gets China's support

Chinese Government Supports Development of ‘Blockchain City’ in Malaysia - Cointelegraph What happened: Per a press…


Briefing: China on track to officially ban ‘deepfakes’

China Prohibits ‘Deepfake’ AI Face Swapping Techniques - Synced What happened: The Standing Committee of the National…


Briefing: US cancer center firings stoke fears of racial profiling, China clampdown

After firings, MD Anderson officials try to calm fears of racial profiling - Science What happened: At a meeting today…


Microsoft’s logo is seen at one of their authorized reseller stores in Pudong, Shanghai on April 18, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: Microsoft workers petition to defend viral ‘996’ GitHub repository

A Post About China's "996" Workweek Went Viral On Github. Now Microsoft Employees Want To Protect It From Censorship. -…


Briefing: 4K Laser TV market to heat up in 2019 on falling prices

Laser TV sales gaining momentum in China - DigiTimes What happened: A report by AVC Revo indicates 4K laser TV prices…