Chinese theft of trade secrets on the rise, the US Justice Department warns

CNBC | September 23, 2019

As President Donald Trump puts pressure on Beijing to end unfair business practices, the Department of Justice has a warning for companies: Bolster your defenses. “More cases are being opened that implicate trade secret theft” — and more of them point to China, said U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General Adam Hickey. Since 2012, more than 80% of economic espionage cases brought by the department’s National Security Division have implicated China. The frequency of cases has been rising in recent years, according to Hickey.

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NOAA Partners with Google to Boost Weather Forecasts with AI

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nextgov | November 06, 2020

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