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China, Japan Adding Coal Plants While Rest of the World Moves...

Global coal capacity grew last year grew for the first time since 2015At the same time, coal plants retired at an accelerating...

As Coronavirus Forces Workplace Changes, Environment May Be Catching Its Breath

COVID-19’s impact on the workplace and other behaviors may lead to long-term environmental benefits.Changing priorities in the workplace may choose a new...

Renewables at Inflection? Wind, Solar Generating More Electricity Than Ever While...

Surge in wind and solar energy output raising possibility renewables may be able to meet the world’s growing demand for electricityThe use...

Coronavirus Denting Supplies of Solar and Wind Parts, Crimping Spread of...

The coronavirus outbreak is slowing the transition to renewable energy as aggressive measures taken by China to slow the spread of the...

Moore’s Law for Medicine? Chinese Firm Offers $100 Gene Sequencing

A new method of sequencing a person’s genome costs only $100, which might lead to a vast increase in personalized medicine and...

China’s Surveillance State Meets Coronavirus: App Lets Users Track Proximity to...

A Chinese app that lets users check their proximity to people infected with coronavirus may be poised to backfire because it’s unreliable...

Trump Wants Billions for AI Research as U.S. Seeks to Keep...

President Trump is seeking to bring his “America First” posture to artificial intelligence, as the White House seeks billions in federal money...

China’s Spreading Coronavirus May Ripple, Disrupting Global Supply Chains of Medicines...

The novel coronavirus that is spreading in China may harm the health of more than those who catch the respiratory illness —...

Get Off of My Cloud: China-Linked Hackers Steal Data Stored by...

Even the clouds are getting hacked. Hackers linked to Chinese intelligence may have stolen data from hundreds of companies...

In WeWork’s Shadow: China’s UCommune to Test Investor Interest in Coworking...

UCommune, China’s biggest coworking company, is finding the road to listing on the New York Stock Exchange rocky in the wake of...

Mark Cuban Gives Bitcoin a Big “No” While China Pushes Further...

Stark contrasts in how digital currencies are viewed around the world were on display this week, as billionaire Mark Cuban said bitcoin...

China Steps Up Deepfake Policing, Banning Fake News As Problem Spreads

China is moving to regulate deepfake video and audio content, applying a strong-armed approach to an increasingly pervasive issue that other countries...

China Central Bank to Target Blockchain, Other Technologies in New Fintech...

China’s Central Bank is preparing to launch a fresh round of regulations covering 17 financial services technologies, including blockchain, a high-ranking official...

Nigeria’s OPay Raised $120M: Chinese Investors Entering Africa’s Budding Fintech Sector

Nigerian fintech company OPay, provider of micro-loans and investment services on mobile phones, raised $120 million in series B Monday, aiming to...

Relax Everybody, TikTok’s Zhu Says He’ll Defy China’s Leader if the...

TikTok isn’t the threat that U.S. legislators and security experts are making it out to be, the Chinese video app’s chief said,...

China Sees Surge of Edtech Investments With Focus on Artificial Intelligence

China’s push to become a world tech power, which has paid off with advances in telecommunications, batteries and robots, is yielding further...

TikTok Scrutiny Highlights ‘Deep Systemic Risk’ For All Chinese Apps: Experts

This week TikTok generated a lot of headlines and regulatory scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, but the issue goes beyond TikTok.

U.S. Wants More Domestic Pharma Production as Quality Concerns Persist; Lawmakers...

As concerns rise about the growing percentage of U.S. drugs manufactured in China, U.S legislators are seeking measures to bring more of...

China Leadership Seizes on Blockchain as Tool for Cross-Border Financing and...

China’s Communist Party is the latest cheerleader for Blockchain, the technology underpinning Facebook’s Libra currency, with plans to use it to manage...

PayPal’s China Licensing Win May Not Be Much More Than a...

Key Takeaway: Paypal has been eager to establish a bigger presence in...

World’s Biggest Banks Slowly Embracing Climate Initiative Championed by Carney, Bloomberg

Wells Fargo, Commerzbank and UniCredit are among the world’s biggest banks yet to sign on to a climate change initiative championed by...

Pork-Loving China May Be Poised for Alt-Meat Surge as Pig Supplies...

China is addicted to pork. Last year, the nation, home to half the world’s pigs, produced more than 50 million tons of...

U.S. Cities and States, Facing Avalanche of Recyclables, Look at VC-Backed...

That empty plastic bottle you threw in the recycling bin used to be in for a trip to another hemisphere. That changed...

Jack Ma Not Going Quietly After Leaving Alibaba Leadership

Jack Ma’s last day as Alibaba’s top executive was on Tuesday, but he’s hardly going quietly into the night. Nor is Ma...

Instagram, Whatsapp May Be Big Fake News Threats in 2020 Election,...

The spread of fake news on U.S.-based social networks like Instagram and WhatsApp will be a bigger threat to the U.S. electoral...

Deepfake Apps in Seconds — More Privacy Concerns From Video Rage

Not long ago, digitally replacing a face in a video was possible only in a movie studio. Now, thanks to a wildly...

China’s Facial ID Leader Megvii Files for IPO Amid Hong Kong...

A big player in China’s plan to dominate artificial intelligence filed to go public in Hong Kong against the backdrop of violent...

Climate Change Efforts May Suffer as U.S.-China Trade War Escalates

The fight against climate change may be collateral damage in the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China.

China Censorship Crushes Small Developers; Some Smell Opportunity

Chinese government meddling on the Web, including censorship on the mammoth WeChat social network, is boosting anxiety among game developers and smaller...

S. Korea’s Riiid Snags $18 Million: Asian Edutech’s AI Boom

South Korean edutech startup Riiid said it has secured $18 million in Series C funding, tapping into Asian countries’ demand for robotic tutors that...
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