A China-US Tech War Will Cost the World Dearly

Beijing has ordered its state-owned companies to cut ties with American consulting firms like McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group out of concern that they may leak state and trade secrets to American spooks, according to the Financial Times. This news came just a few days after the American Justice Department publicly indicted five serving Chinese military […]

China Calls on U.S. to Stop Unscrupulous Spying

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — China called for a halt Tuesday to what it called unscrupulous U.S. cyberspying, saying that a monthslong investigation into reports on the “ugly face” of U.S. espionage has concluded that China is a major target of those efforts. The complaint in the form of a government agency report comes a week […]

A Memorial Day Question: Has Military Cause Marketing Gone Too Far?

If you’re watching a major league baseball game today, perhaps you’ve noticed something strange about the uniforms. The numbers are hard to read, and so are the names on the back. The caps look like part of the costume design package for The Deer Hunter. It’s all….camouflage. Read the entire article here.

2-Hackers Raid eBay in Historic Breach

BOSTON, May 21 (Reuters) – EBay Inc said that hackers raided its network three months ago, stealing some 145 million user records from a database in what is poised to go down as one of the biggest data breaches in history based on the number of accounts compromised. It advised customers to change their passwords […]

China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8, Surprising Microsoft

China is banning Windows 8 devices from at least some government IT purchases, in a mysterious move that took Microsoft off guard. The ban came from China’s Central Government Procurement Center, which posted a brief notice last Friday on new requirements for government tenders. Among the demands is that Windows 8 be excluded from the […]