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China Voice: Finger pointing futile in China-U.S. cyber security co-op

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) — Cybercrime: A much-debated subject between the world’s two largest economies. The thorny issue of cyber security has held China-U.S. ties back from reaching their full potential. The seemingly-constant war of words has featured much mud slinging from the United States, which has thrown about accusations of China-sponsored online espionage and […]

subject: Is China’s QR-code ban about security or lost revenue?

China’s central bank recently suspended mobile payments initiated through QR codes amid security concerns regarding the identification process involved with those transactions. The bank’s decision immediately affects China’s two largest third-party mobile-payments providers in Alibaba Group Holding, which operates Alipay, and Tencent Holdings Ltd. On the surface, the bank’s edict could very well be based […]