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Business this week

Business this week

Ren Zhengfei, the founder and boss of Huawei, said he was considering selling his company’s 5G technology, which has become a source of tension between America and China. The Chinese maker of telecoms equipment has in effect been locked out of the American roll-out of 5G because of national-security concerns. Mr Zhengfei suggested Huawei would share 5G patents with …

When humans are connected | Hugo Campos has waged a decade-long battle for access to his heart implant

When humans are connected | Hugo Campos has waged a decade-long battle for access to his heart implant

What happens when humans are connected to smart machines? A WORLD FULL of connected sensors will generate huge amounts of data. It will also generate arguments about who can use and analyse those data. For Hugo Campos—an American campaigner whose vital organs are connected to the internet via a medical implant—such arguments have consumed the past decade …

Schumpeter | The Redmond doctrine

Schumpeter | The Redmond doctrine

Lessons from Microsoft’s corporate foreign policy IS MICROSOFT A digital nation and does it have a secretary of state? The answer of Brad Smith, the software giant’s top lawyer, is, well, diplomatic. Nation states are run by governments and firms need to be accountable to them, he says. But yes, he admits, he worries a lot …

About face | Chinese netizens get privacy-conscious

About face | Chinese netizens get privacy-conscious

A backlash against a popular app’s data-grubbing terms of service is the latest example of growing concerns about misuse of personal information ON THE NIGHT of August 30th, soon after ZAO—an app whose name means “to make”—was launched, it proved so wildly popular that its servers crashed repeatedly. Almost as rapidly, a sudden backlash from its many …