Phil Muncaster

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Phil Muncaster has been writing about technology since joining IT Week as a reporter in 2005. After leaving his post as news editor of online site V3 in 2012, Phil spent over two years covering the Asian tech scene from his base in Hong Kong. Now back in London, he always has one eye on what's happening out East.

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Cybercrime

What does Chinese legislation of 1st June mean for foreign firms?

A look at the introduction of China's new Cybersecurity Law, which comes into effect today

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Cybercrime

Why WannaCry might make Microsoft cry in China

China’s reliance on illegitimate software means it was hit even harder than the west

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Social Networks

Facebook and China: There's only one likely winner

If Facebook attempts to re-enter China it is likely to be onto a loser

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Internet

China's Cybersecurity Law: Game over for foreign firms?

Sweeping new legislation in China will restrict firms’ room for manoeuvre

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Cybercrime

The South China Sea: A new hacking hotspot

Evidence points to China’ new area of focus on its neighbours

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Storage Hardware

Post-Snowden, China's cold war against foreign tech goes on

The NSA activity revelations have given China a good reason to block US and other foreign technology

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Human Resources

Rise of the bots: Why we should be worried by the Foxconn lay-offs

In China, man is being replaced by machine as automation advances inexorably

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Internet

VPNs: The Cat-and-Mouse Game in China Continues

Why virtual private networks have become so important in China

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Cybercrime

Report hints at new Eastern cyber threat: North Korea

Experts warn of a new threat from the isolated state of North Korea

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