New U.S. Cyber-Security Law May Hinder Lenovo's Sales Growth
The funding bill President Barack Obama signed this week didn't just prevent a government shutdown. It also included a provision requiring that U.S. government technology purchases first go through a cyber-espionage review process--a move that could potentially impact the sales of Chinese tech companies like Lenovo, which relies on sales to U.S. government agencies and schools as part of its North American growth strategy.
U.S. law to restrict government purchases of Chinese IT equipment
WASHINGTON - Congress quietly tucked in a new cyber-espionage review process for U.S. government technology purchases into the funding law signed this week by President Barack Obama, reflecting growing U.S. concern over Chinese cyber attacks.
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Obama congratulates China's Xi on election as president
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday offered his congratulations to new Chinese President Xi Jinping after he was formally elected to the post and told him that Washington looked forward to working with the leadership team in Beijing, the White House said.
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Cyber Attacks Against Journalists Are On The Rise, Says Advocacy Group
More journalists are now the target of cyber attacks, said the Committee to Protect Journalists. CPJ deputy director Robert Mahoney said cyber attacks on individuals and news organizations have increased notably over the past few years and that the practice serves as easy and inexpensive censorship. In a press conference with reporters, Mahoney cited the recent attacks on The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal by Chinese hackers, but said other news organizations and journalists in Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and other regions had also been subjected to cyberattacks.
Chinese astrologers warn of stormy Year of Snake ahead
As the Chinese bid farewell to the Year of the Dragon, fortune tellers who practice the art of feng shui ("wind-water") are warning that the "black water snake" that rises February 10, first day of Chinese Lunar New Year heralds a stormy year ahead.