Big screen shows the facial technology at Megvii (or Face++) May 13, 2019. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song

Megvii CEO says US ban will hit its supply of servers and could disturb IPO but it is ‘ready for the fight’

  • Megvii was among 28 Chinese public security bureaus and companies put on a US trade blacklist last week over alleged human rights violations
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Big screen shows the facial technology at Megvii (or Face++) May 13, 2019. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
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Surveillance cameras on the outer wall of a possible detention camp in Xinjiang. Photo: AF

China demands US reverse decision to blacklist tech giants over ‘brutal suppression’ of Xinjiang Muslims as Hikvision and others bear brunt of action

  • Surveillance and facial recognition firms targeted over their role in the region, where a million Muslims are reportedly detained
  • Beijing declines to say whether it will retaliate as two sides prepare to resume trade talks
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Surveillance cameras on the outer wall of a possible detention camp in Xinjiang. Photo: AF
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