US companies are looking further into China in a bid to boost business.
Apple's retail expansion into China continues to blossom, as the company is now targeting Hong Kong as the next location.
The Hong Kong stock exchange was forced to halt trading this afternoon for 7 stocks after its website was hacked during the morning trading session.
Beijing is allegedly using audio spying devices on dual-plate Chinese-Hong Kong vehicles to gather information.
Google has abandoned its policy of redirecting Chinese users to its Hong Kong servers in an attempt to keep its operating license in the country. The move comes as Chinese rival Baidu takes steps to expand.
The Chinese government has indicated that relations with the US won't be damaged by Google's decision to stop censoring search results in the country.