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The world is paying a high price for the technological Cold War between its two greatest powers. The U.S.-China conflict has already upended the tech industry in both countries, disrupting giant hardware manufacturers, computer-chip designers and even social-media services. Now the broader consequences are becoming clear, as the actions of Beijing and Washington reverberate across …

In August, about 12,000 cell phones with Detroit area code 313 got recorded messages from “Tamika Taylor.” She claimed to be a member of a civil rights organization called Project 1599, and said she was calling to warn that applying to vote by mail could lead people’s personal information to be entered into a public …

MOSCOW—Russia these days may look frightening to Americans, who hear often of election meddling and poisoning among other ill deeds. But consider for a moment the view from the other side of the divide, or at least the view presented to Russians by their television sets. The looming potential for World War III has become …

“But I am realistic — I have dealt with the various sides,” Mr. Khalilzad said. “I think that a comprehensive, permanent cease-fire is likely to require a package. But why not have a significant reduction of violence, a cease-fire that is not permanent? “Of course, we would be very happy if there is immediate permanent …

Sep 12th 2020 HUAWEI IS ON the ropes. From midnight on September 14th the Chinese technology giant will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without chips it cannot make the smartphones or mobile-network gear on which its business depends. America’s latest rules, finalised on August 17th, prohibit companies worldwide from selling chips to …

Worship Wars. Churches have battled over how often to serve Holy Communion. What kind of music should be played. Which way to dress — and not to dress. Whether to ordain women. How to deal with the LGBTQ community. And these are just in the last century. It’s as if whenever two or more are …

From left, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump, President Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Barron Trump stand on the South Lawn of the White House on the last night of the Republican National Convention. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP From left, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump, President Trump, …

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As companies prepare to list on the start-up board ChiNext under a new U.S.-style IPO system on Monday, China’s Shenzhen will officially challenge Shanghai for tech listings, while adding fuel to a “technology war” with the United States. Eighteen companies will begin trading on the Nasdaq-style start-up board on Monday in a …

* Some 18 firms to list on Shenzhen’s revamped ChiNext on Monday * Reforms to ChiNext aimed at fast-tracking IPOs * Reforms come as U.S. and China fight so-called tech war * Fund managers flag tech bubble risks, fraud risks By Samuel Shen and Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI, Aug 21 (Reuters) – As companies prepare to …

Just under 80 years ago, World War II’s so-called Forgotten Army — the British soldiers who fought alongside Allied Forces in India and Myanmar, also known as Burma, at the tail end of the war — turned to new technology for morale and much-needed social connections during the war. Their experiences show us just how …