Our reliance on technology in isolation altered our relationship to gadgets and our consumption habits, while businesses had to adapt their strategies around new technologies like AI.
Technology was at the forefront of driving politics in 2020. TRT World spoke with geopolitical futurist Abishur Prakash to discuss the risks technology poses for geopolitics in 2021 – and beyond.
Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, was arrested on December 1, 2018 over bank fraud charges and does not think she did anything wrong.
European governments have been tightening controls on Chinese companies building 5G networks following diplomatic pressure from Washington, which alleges Huawei equipment could be used by Beijing for spying.
As European criticism of China mounts over human rights, will there be an increasing political price to pay for economic engagement?
The move will allow US to maximise 5G availability of spectrum without compromising national security.
The US Commerce Department and other agencies signed off on the rule change, which is awaiting publication in the Federal Register.
Is scepticism over Chinese investment pushing India towards a protectionist future?
The US Commerce Department said it was amending an export rule to "strategically target Huawei's acquisition of semiconductors that are the direct product of certain US software and technology."
The companies said Samsung will use Xilinx’s “Versal” computing chips, which will help with a technology called beamforming that lets 5G gear handle more wireless data than previous generations of networks.
Communications masts in two English cities have been set alight as false news of a link between 5G infrastructure and the coronavirus takes hold.
British officials says it is very dangerous to spread conspiracy theories which link 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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