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The Week in Tech: Navigating the Chinese Minefield

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the tech industry.Hello, Bits readers, I’m Erin Griffith,...

Without Naming Huawei, E.U. Warns Against 5G Firms From ‘Hostile’ Powers

BRUSSELS — A 5G supplier from a “hostile” country could be forced by its home government to wreak havoc by causing cyberattacks, a...

NASA and SpaceX Are Feuding. Will They Make Up?

A visit by the NASA administrator to a rocket factory is usually a predictable show-and-tell of the latest gadgets destined for outer space.But...

Apple Removes App That Tracked Hong Kong Police

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple removed an app on Wednesday that enabled protesters in Hong Kong to track police, a day after facing intense...

2,200 Viewed Germany Attack Before Twitch Removed Post

But footage and clips of the attack began to proliferate quickly on other platforms, including Twitter and the video publishing site Streamable. Versions...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Wallet

So many stores now accept payments from smartphone apps that, in some places, it’s almost possible to get through the week and zip...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honors Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of lightweight lithium-ion...

Chinese Media’s Attacks on Apple and N.B.A. Help Inflame Nationalism

BEIJING — The editorial was scathing.People’s Daily, the flagship newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, was taking aim at Apple, accusing it of...

Blizzard, a Gaming Company, Stirs a Backlash for Penalizing Hong Kong Player

HONG KONG — Activision Blizzard became the latest American company to find itself caught between its business interests in China and the values...

Behind Amazon’s Abrupt Change in Its Film Strategy

In January, Ms. Salke attended the Sundance Film Festival for the first time as the Amazon Studios head — and the company went...

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