Latest from Jeanne Whalen
With nine days until Election Day, the campaigns are spending their Sunday in key states such as New Hampshire, Michigan and North Carolina.
  • Oct 25, 2020
As the Trump administration and lawmakers attempt to cut technology ties with China, they are facing powerful opponents — U.S. companies that say some of the measures are too costly and cumbersome.
  • Oct 12, 2020
The emailed requests for information are being sent by a new enforcement arm of the government committee that monitors foreign investment for national-security risks. The same committee advised Trump to order ByteDance to divest TikTok's U.S. business.
  • Sep 29, 2020
U.S. companies have been notified that they will now need a license to export certain technology to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., according to a copy of the Commerce Department letter reviewed by The Washington Post.
  • Sep 26, 2020
Trump says Americans must have total control. ByteDance says it will keep majority control. The deal is far from a sure thing.
  • Sep 21, 2020
The ruling means neither the ban on WeChat nor a separate one on the short-form video app TikTok will take place as originally scheduled.
  • Sep 21, 2020
The order banning the apps is unprecedented in the United States, officials said.
  • Sep 18, 2020
The Commerce Department is scheduled to decide by Sunday which U.S. transactions with WeChat to ban.
  • Sep 18, 2020
The move adds five new Chinese entities to an import blacklist the United States has used to combat what it says is China’s widespread practice of forcing ethnic minorities to work under involuntary conditions.
  • Sep 14, 2020
The Defense Department said it is working with other agencies to determine whether the “actions” of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, or SMIC, warrant adding the company to the so-called Entity List.
  • Sep 5, 2020