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Opinion | Will China Export its Illiberal Innovation? – The New York Times

In 2009, after internet-fueled race riots between Uighur Muslims and Han Chinese in China’s northwest territory of Xinjiang, the ruling Communist Party took drastic action: the digital kill switch. Beijing disabled Xinjiang’s internet, sending military police to restore order. The blackout lasted nearly a year. Now, a decade later, Xinjiang is writhing under a new…

US Gives Temporary Relief for Rural Business Using Huawei – BNNBloomberg.ca

The Commerce Department on Monday granted a 90-day relief for certain U.S. broadband companies and wireless customers using Huawei Technologies Co. equipment. The temporary license covers continued operation of existing networks and equipment as well as support to existing handsets and other limited actions, according to a notice published in the Federal Register Monday. “This…

Business leaders are expressing frustration and uncertainty about the US-China trade war

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty ImagesExecutives at S&P 500 companies sounded off on the US-China trade war during their first-quarter conference calls.Goldman Sachs equity strategists analyzed a selection of executive commentary across S&P 500 earnings calls and found trade-related uncertainty to be a major theme plaguing business.Visit Markets Insider’s homepage for more stories. If there’s an elephant in…