Chinese professor in US convicted of stealing tech secrets, economic espionage

A Chinese professor in the United States was found guilty by a judge of stealing trade secrets and an even more serious and rarer charge of economic espionage, marking the latest conviction in the Trump administration’s pursuit of Chinese scientists and engineers.At an unusual in-person courtroom hearing on Friday during the coronavirus pandemic, a federal judge in San Jose, California, announced the verdict against Zhang Hao.Arrested in 2015 when he flew to Los Angeles for a conference, Zhang…

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