The Download: Chinese hackers target telecoms, and aviation emissions

The news: Hackers employed by the Chinese government have broken into numerous major telecommunications firms around the world in a cyber-espionage campaign that has lasted at least two years, according to a new advisory from American security agencies.  How it happened: The hackers allegedly breached their targets by exploiting old and well-known critical vulnerabilities in…

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Chinese, Australian Investors Battle for Largest Lithium Deposit

Author of the article: Bloomberg News Michael J. Kavanagh By Michael J. Kavanagh (Bloomberg) — Australia’s AVZ Minerals Ltd. is battling to retain control of what is potentially the world’s largest untapped lithium deposit amid ownership claims from Chinese investors, according to Boatman Capital. AVZ’s interest in the Manono lithium project in the Democratic Republic…

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