U.S Says It Cannot Confirm China Collected Real-Time Data From Spy Balloon

 U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration said on Monday it could not confirm reports that China was able to collect real-time data from a spy balloon as it flew over sensitive military sites earlier this year, saying analysis was still ongoing. NBC News on Monday reported that the Chinese balloon was able to transmit data back […]

China dissatisfied with Japan's chip export restrictions -spokesperson

China was strongly dissatisfied with Japan’s export restrictions on chip manufacturing equipment, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said on Monday. China hoped Japan would act on its statements of cooperation with China and take an objective stance, Mao told reporters at a regular briefing. Japan said on Friday it would restrict exports of 23 […]

Eleven EU Countries Push to Keep Nuclear Out of Renewable Energy Goals

Energy ministers from eleven European Union countries, led by Austria, on Tuesday formed an alliance to push back attempts by France and others to count nuclear energy towards the bloc’s renewable energy goals. Calling themselves the ‘Friends of Renewable Energy’, the governments aim to fend off attempts by a rival alliance – led by France, […]

Musk’s Brain Implant Company in Search of Human Trials Partner

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink has approached one of the biggest U.S. neurosurgery centers as a potential clinical trials partner as it prepares to test its devices on humans once regulators allow for it, according to six people familiar with the matter. Neuralink has been developing brain implants since 2016 it hopes will eventually […]

Marketmind: Brittle Banks Find a Berth

A look at the day ahead in U.S. and global markets from Mike Dolan The final week of a turbulent month and volatile quarter for world markets has kicked off with relative stability in the battered banking sector at the heart of the latest upheaval. Two developments on the U.S. side of the banking disturbance […]