Canada bans China’s Huawei and ZTE 5G from its mobile networks

Tech 05/21/22, 04:18

Canada announced on Thursday that it would ban China’s Huawei and ZTE’s 5G technology from the country’s networks, citing national security concerns. Canadian Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne said that companies that previously installed this 5G equipment will be required to stop and remove it by June 2024. Those companies installing 4G ...

Satellite image of Chinese submarine potentially Type 093B

Tech 05/20/22, 09:43

On May 16, Defense News reported a new breakdown of the satellite sighting of a Chinese submarine at the Huludao shipyard in northern China. Geospatial intelligence outfit AllSource Analysis captured the warship on a drydock on April 29. Defense News suspected the satellite sighting could be a Type 093B, a newly ...

Samsung: 4 employees indicted for leaking core technology to China

Tech 05/20/22, 09:33

Newsis reported on May 16 that the South Korean Defense Work and Industrial Technology Crime Division of the Suwon District prosecutor's office arrested and prosecuted two SEMES employees and two business partners who leaked "supercritical cleaning equipment" from Samsung Electronics' subsidiary SEMES to China. They are charged with violating the Act ...

Possible reasons for China’s recent floods revealed

Enviroment 05/20/22, 09:26

Many provinces have experienced significant floods as a result of torrential rain, high winds, and thunderstorms. Severe rains hit Guangnan County in Yunnan Province, causing trees to topple and destroy electrical poles and guardrails on May 9, 2022. A resident in Liancheng Township, Guangnan, had to relocate because his floor was ...

4 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

Tech 05/20/22, 08:14

Taiwan News reported on May 19 that four Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone, marking the 13th intrusion this month. Taiwan's National Defense Ministry (MND) said, on May 18, 2 People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Shenyang J-16 fighter jets, 1 Shaanxi Y-8 reconnaissance plane, and 1 Shaanxi ...

Hangzhou: lake water floods subway station

Enviroment 05/20/22, 04:47

On May 18, an enormous amount of water flooded Hangzhou's Jinshahu Subway Station. Water poured down from the ceilings, leaving the ground under half a meter deep in water. The operation of 5 other stations was interrupted. The Hangzhou Daily reported that at 3:00 pm on the 18th, there was a ...

U.S. to send 4 unmanned surface ships to RIMPAC 2022, China stays uninvited

Tech 05/20/22, 03:35

According to the USNI News, the San Diego Naval Base will send four unmanned surface vessels or USVs to Hawaii this summer to participate in the world's largest naval warfare exercise, RIMPAC 2022. This plan is to improve the integrity between unmanned and manned Navy forces. Considering from a command-and-control perspective, these ...

Multiple Chinese provinces cut international phone lines, claims scam countermeasure

Tech 05/19/22, 09:54

Recently, citizens in Zhejiang province said that calls to other countries and Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan were terminated. Screenshots of the announcement from provincial mobile service provider China Mobile Zhejiang were also shared. According to state media CCTV, China Mobile Zhejiang confirmed the call block. The service provider justifies that ...

China’s Hikvision surveillance camera found inside top secret UK science hub

Tech 05/15/22, 10:33

Chinese blacklisted video surveillance technology is being used in a top-secret laboratory in the United Kingdom. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that the UK's Health Security Agency is now using the Chinese surveillance camera—Hikvision—at laboratories. The UKHSA is in Porton Down, England. This science hub focuses on two crucial areas: ...

‘Aircraft carrier killer’, China builds simulated facilities for war test

Tech 05/15/22, 10:19

Satellite images recently showed the China military is building up large-scale targets in a remote desert to simulate its future attack. Maxar Technologies took pictures from space. The pictures showed a simulated target of a full-size U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in the Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang. There are also at least ...