Tag: War

Trump tech war with China changes the game for US business

President Donald Trump’s war on Chinese technology firms has changed the ground rules for global business, underscoring a new political reality that could have negative repercussions for American firms.

The White House moves against the popular Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat and the tough sanctions on tech giant Huawei highlight the struggle for technology supremacy between the two economic giants, under the guise of national security.

The economic relationship has been roiled by an unprecedented campaign by Trump that has included tariffs, threats of bans and economic sanctions on Chinese tech firms.

“At the heart of it is a struggle to dominate emerging technologies,” said Doug Barry of the US-China Business Council.

“The country that succeeds will realize huge economic and geopolitical benefits.”

But many analysts argue that Trump’s actions could backfire on the US tech sector and other American businesses by encouraging China and other countries to respond in

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Skyborg, The Future Of AI War And The Company In The Middle Of It (NYSE:LDOS)

Leidos (LDOS) is a bit of an oddball company. It seems to be involved in a never ending myriad of sectors from Intelligence (think CIA, NSA & DIA), Civil (airport screening), Space (Missile warning systems and cargo payloads), Energy (nuclear waste clean up) and even biotech development and health care analytics.

Clearly this is a sprawling and very complex company that cannot be summed up in a single article, so in this piece I would like to focus on a key program of interest for me at Leidos.


I am Locutus of Borg

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Skyborg is an autonomy-focused capability that will enable the US Air Force to operate and sustain low-cost, AI connected teamed aircraft that can thwart adversaries with quick, decisive actions in contested environments.

Think of this program less as Jean Luc Picard’s transformation into Locutus of Borg and more of an expendable buddy system for current and future manned aircraft

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When south-central Pennsylvania was home to World War II prisoners of war

It was 1942, and America was facing a two-front war.

Watch: York County Bar Association honors Jim McClure with Liberty Bell Award



The immense war machine run by America and its World War II allies demanded an inland military depot in Pennsylvania.

So work began to acquire land northeast of Chambersburg. That meant claiming farms. As we shall see, those vacant Franklin County farmsteads that became Letterkenny Army Depot would not go to waste.

a person sitting in a room: Col. Paul E. Cullinane Jr. was assigned to Letterkenny Army Depot at one point in his military career and after retirement gives tours of the Letterkenny Chapel and nearby Franklin County Veterans and 9/11 Memorial Park. The chapel’s chancel is seen in the background.

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Col. Paul E. Cullinane Jr. was assigned to Letterkenny Army Depot at one point in his military career and after retirement gives tours of the Letterkenny Chapel and nearby Franklin County Veterans and 9/11 Memorial Park. The chapel’s chancel is seen in the background.

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As the months passed, Allied forces captured scores of enemy

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Experts say Trump’s war on TikTok could have a lasting impact on trade and might force tech companies to choose between doing business in the US or China

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  • Chinese-owned TikTok is under pressure from President Donald Trump to sell its US operations or face a ban — but China responded last week by implementing new export rules that could give it power to veto the sale.
  • While companies including Microsoft, Walmart, and Oracle were reportedly bidding to buy TikTok, the new rules from China could slow down negotiations.
  • Experts and analysts told Business Insider that the tense state of affairs between the US and China seem unlikely to deescalate, and could have lasting implications for the future of tech commerce between the two countries.
  • In the immediate term, US companies could see falling sales in China as nationalistic sentiment there turns against the US. More broadly, the internet could become even more splintered along geopolitical lines, making it increasingly difficult for companies to do business
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Trump’s War on TikTok Might Force Companies to Choose Between Doing Business With the U.S. or China

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The Trump administration and Chinese government continue to escalate a trade battle over the sale of TikTok’s US operations — and experts say the struggle could define a new normal for US tech companies doing business in China.

Specifically, companies could be forced to choose whether to do business in China or the US as regulations along geopolitical lines make it increasingly costly to access both markets, experts told Business Insider.

Trump previously ordered TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, to sell the app’s American operations by mid-September or face a ban in the US. Trump said TikTok’s Chinese ownership posed a national security threat and added that the US government should be given a cut of the sale.

By August, Bytedance was reportedly weighing buyout offers from Microsoft, Walmart, and Oracle, among other companies, and a sale seemed

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Sun Tzu’s ‘The Art of War’ and your business strategy

By Dennis Zink
 |  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

While cleaning out my garage, I stumbled upon a box that was labeled: “Books I no longer read.” Opening the box and dusting off the cobwebs, I saw “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu. For some reason, I had written my name and the date on the first page. Perhaps I had loaned this book to someone decades ago and wanted to make sure I got it back for my garage library time-capsule.

Twenty-eight years have passed since I cracked open this classic. This book was compiled over 2,000 years ago by a mysterious Chinese warrior-philosopher during the Warring States period of ancient China, around the fifth to the third century BC. It is still considered one of the most influential books on strategy ever written.

Many of the principles expressed in “The Art of War” apply today to business competition and conflict

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