US charges Chinese software engineer for theft of trade secrets

Nicholas Fearn
clock • 2 min read

William Yao could face up to ten years in prison if convicted - if he returns from China

A US court has charged a Chinese software engineer for allegedly stealing trade secrets from his former employer, and taking it to his next company in China.  Fifty-seven-year-old Xudong Yao - a...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Asian Tech Roundup: Big tech's antitrust angst

Legislation and Regulation

Plus: Pakistan's Great Firewall tribute act

clock 14 June 2024 • 5 min read
FBI obtains 7,000 LockBit decryption keys

Hacking

Offers victims hope of free data decryption

clock 07 June 2024 • 3 min read
Asian Tech Roundup: China's chip fund and Samsung on strike

Chips and Components

Plus: Indian politicians adopt deepfakes

clock 31 May 2024 • 4 min read
Most read
02

Arm tries to block Copilot+ PC lauch

18 June 2024 • 2 min read
04

Cyber gang shifts focus to SaaS apps

18 June 2024 • 2 min read
05

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Government

Reform UK manifesto: What's in it for tech?

Reform UK manifesto: What's in it for tech?

The short answer is nothing, but that isn’t the point of the manifesto

Penny Horwood
clock 18 June 2024 • 3 min read
IT Essentials: Party manifestos are a miss for tech

IT Essentials: Party manifestos are a miss for tech

The industry needs more than vague promises

Tom Allen
clock 17 June 2024 • 3 min read
Labour Party manifesto: What's in it for tech?

Labour Party manifesto: What's in it for tech?

Labour's industrial strategy revolves around clean energy and harnessing data for the public good

John Leonard
clock 13 June 2024 • 3 min read