ZTE will pay $1.19 billion for violating US trade sanctions
The deal helps it avoid the worst possible outcome, however.
Blockchain gets its first test with international trade
Banks helped complete a cotton deal using digital transaction tech.
New stock exchange fights unfair online trading
IEX slows down every transaction to prevent shady internet traders from getting the upper hand.
Facebook and the folly of self-regulation
Want to buy a gun, no questions asked? Head on over to Facebook.
Google lends support to the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership
The TPP is already divisive in the tech world.
US to give ZTE a break on tech exports
The Chinese firm will get a temporary reprieve while it talks to the US government.
ZTE faces restrictions on using US technology
Officials are slapping ZTE with export limits that will make life difficult.
Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist
Jeff Chen will put data to work in everything from weather to trade.
US trade agency isn't allowed to block overseas internet data
The US International Trade Commission can block physical goods, but the internet is off-limits.