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China's President Xi Jinping (L) and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Exclusive – David P. Goldman: Tariffs Are Not Enough to Beat China; U.S. Needs to ‘Seize Technological Leadership’

Columnist and author David P. Goldman discussed the trade war with China with SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Tuesday’s Breitbart News Tonight. Although he is a supporter of President Donald Trump and believes China presents “the most dire problem we face in the world,” he warned the administration may be underestimating China’s economic strength.

China's President Xi Jinping has launched a massive anti-graft campaign that includes efforts to repatriate allegedly corrupt officials who have fled abroad

China Poaches Tech from Taiwan, Including Advanced American Designs

The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend about Communist China’s persistent efforts to poach talented employees and steal data from Taiwanese tech companies, beginning with the case of an engineer who was offered a lucrative senior position he wasn’t remotely qualified for, apparently because Beijing valued his access to sensitive records.

A Cellebrite engineer explains the technology used to unlock smartphones and pull data

Report: U.S. Government Must Do More to Protect Technology from China

Politico published the results of a six-month investigation on Tuesday that concluded the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is not doing enough to protect American technology from foreign governments, especially China.

James Damore, right, a former Google engineer fired in 2017 after writing a memo about the biological differences between men and women, speaks at a news conference while his attorney, Harmeet Dhillon, listens, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in San Francisco. Damore discussed his lawsuit alleging that Google discriminates against workers …

Exclusive – Harmeet Dhillon: Silicon Valley ‘Actively Trying to Blacklist’ Conservatives ‘Through Some Hiring Engines’

Harmeet Dhillon, a San Francisco-based attorney representing former Google engineer James Damore in his class-action lawsuit against Google, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight on Thursday to tease information about a burgeoning blacklist of conservatives among Silicon Valley-based technology companies. She told Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak that some of her clients have been “blackballed” by “supposedly neutral hiring platforms.”

Journalist Quinn Norton Brown speaks during the memorial service for Aaron Swartz, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 in New York. Friends and supporters of Swartz paid tribute Saturday to the free-information activist and online prodigy, who killed himself last week as he faced trial on hacking charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NYT Discovers Its Latest Left-wing Editorial Writer Befriends Nazis, Calls People F*gs

On Tuesday afternoon, freelance writer Quinn Norton was hired by the far-left New York Times as its “lead opinion writer on the power, culture and consequences of technology.” About six hours later, she was fired after it was discovered that she considers a Nazi a “friend” and has lashed out at people by calling them “faggots.”

TOPSHOT - Indian beggers who were brought to a shelter after begging on the streets sit inside a dormitory in Hyderabad on November 8, 2017. The southern Indian state of Telangana has banned begging on the streets for a period of two months, ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, in …

India Arresting Hundreds of Beggars to Keep Them Out of Sight for Ivanka Trump Visit

Various media outlets in India are reporting that police in Hyderabad are arresting hundreds of “beggars” and placing them in rehab centers (also referred to as ashrams) so that first daughter Ivanka Trump will not have an uncomfortable experience witnessing the city’s destitute during her visit for next week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

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Photo: Israeli Satellite Image Shows Jerusalem from Outer Space

The first images from Venus – the research satellite of the Science and Technology Ministry’s Israel Space Agency that was launched at the beginning of this month – have been received, including a photo of the Jerusalem area.

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Department of Energy Doles Out $46.2 Million for Solar Power Projects

The Department of Energy announced last week that American taxpayers are providing millions of dollars to develop solar power projects across the country, including funding for seven companies in California and $2 million to a solar business in Texas, home of Energy Secretary and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

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Israeli, American Scientists Develop Water Filtration Breakthrough

A collaborative effort between researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has resulted in the development of a new method for filtering viruses from treated municipal wastewater used for drinking.

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Silicon Valley Protests Trump’s Non-existent ‘Muslim Registry’

Last week, tech employees mounted protests at Palantir, the Silicon Valley security company connected to Peter Thiel, a prominent supporter of President Donald Trump, claiming the company would be responsible for Trump’s “Muslim registry.”

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Silicon Valley Heads to Tel Aviv for Ideas

Techies are in Israel ahead of a Wednesday event to participate in the TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch Off in Tel Aviv, where some of the best technological minds from Silicon Valley will merge their brainpower with one of the world’s leading nations in innovation and tech.