Taiwan holds live-fire exercises following China threats


HSINCHU, Taiwan 

M110A2 self-propelled howitzers fire during a military exercises in Taichung, central Taiwan, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Taiwan’s military has conducted a live-fire drill on Thursday to show its determination to defend itself from Chinese threats.

Bye Bye Trade War? China Plans $1 Trillion Buying Spree to Reduce US Trade Deficit


China has extended the olive branch back to the United States by offering a path to eliminate Washington’s burgeoning trade deficit with the country, Bloomberg reported Friday. The news comes less than a day after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration was considering lifting tariffs amid the ongoing trade war.… Continues

China’s envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

by Dale SmithReuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) – China’s envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute.… Continues

The World’s 9 Most Teched-Out Hotels

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By Deb LandauCole Haan BRANDVOICE

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, today’s savvy travelers have come to expect some technology basics in their hotels — bedside USB plugs, teched-out fitness centers and keyless card entry systems.… Continues