Ericsson says not sourcing products from China’s Panda Electronics

Ericsson would “always analyse the potential effects of new national legislation or administration orders. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson is not sourcing products from Panda Electronics Group, one of the companies named by the United States as potentially controlled by the Chinese military, the Swedish telecom gear maker said on Tuesday.…

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US tech giants face hard choices under Hong Kong’s new security law

Companies are now in the cross hairs of a national security law that gives China authority to demand that they turn over user data. By Brenda Goh and Pei Li SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. tech giants face a reckoning over how Hong Kong’s security law will reshape their businesses,…

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In Hong Kong national security law, echoes of China’s own cyber crackdown

Will Hong Kong have a firewall, similar to that of China? By Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s new National Security Law will shake up digital surveillance in the city, with strict new company compliance measures that echo the mainland’s years-long crackdown on anti-government content. Foreign tech companies have…

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Broadband growth remains stable in East Asia despite COVID-19 impact

Analyst firm finds stability and revenue growth in broadband subscribers. S&P Global Market Intelligence firm has found telcos in East Asia reported a stable year-over-year fixed broadband subscriber and revenue growth in the first quarter despite the impact of COVID-19. Still, the monthly and quarterly numbers reflect traces of the…

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Chayora forges ahead with infrastructure expansion

Datacentre provider expands footprint across multiple locations in mainland China. Chayora Limited — infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale datacentre campuses in China — plans to open an office in Shanghai, as it continues its expansion into the rapidly expanding digital infrastructure market in China. The new office is…

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Fintech brings Finastra’s investment management solution to China

Finastra and Hundsun sign technology partnership to boost Chinese asset management industry. UK-based financial technology firm, Finastra has signed a partnership with Hundsun Technologies — an affiliate of Alibaba’s Ant Financial, to co-develop and deliver a Chinese version of Finastra’s investment management software Fusion Invest. Fusion Invest is a unified…

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Vietnam denies it was behind phishing emails targeting China

Fireye says threat example of latest COVID-19 related espionage The Vietnamese Government has come out and denied it was behind phishing emails targeting the Chinese city of Wuhan and China’s Ministry of Emergency Management. According to Reuters Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry said the reports from Fireye, were “baseless”. “The accusation is…

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