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Security Concerns Fast Track Britain's 5G Ban on Huawei: Report

Based on a security reassessment, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson now has “sound technical reasons” to begin phasing out Huawei technology from Britain’s 5G networks, a former head of M16 said on Sunday per a Financial Times report.Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, Britain, Boris Johnson, Huawei, Financial Times, ZTE, 5g, Networks, M16

FCC Officially Designates Huawei and ZTE as Threats to U.S. Security

After months of rumblings from the Trump administration claiming the use of Chinese networking equipment posed a risk to the U.S., today the Federal Communications Commission officially designated both Huawei and ZTE as threats to national security. Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Fcc, Federal Communications Commission, Telecoms, Huawei, Communications, ZTE, Trump, Fcc Bans Huawei And Zte

What You Get with a World-Class Phone That Can't Access Google

It’s a weird situation when the second largest smartphone maker in the world is treated as persona non grata, but that’s precisely what Huawei is facing when it comes to selling gadgets in the U.S. And based on the current political climate, there’s very little chance that will change between now and November.…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Android, Science, Smartphones, Huawei, EMUI, P40 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro Review

Huawei Executive One Step Closer to U.S. Extradition After Major Loss in Court

The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, is much likelier to end up facing prison time in the United States after her legal strategy to avoid extradition from Canada suffered a massive blow on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, Finance, China, Banking, Iran, Canada, United States, Telecommunications, Espionage, Sanctions, Huawei, Iran Sanctions, US China Trade War, Meng Wanzhou

In About-Face, UK Will Not Allow Huawei to Be Involved in Any Part of Its 5G Networks

It appears the UK wants Chinese telecommunications company Huawei as far away from its 5G network as possible. In an about-face, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told officials to create plans to reduce Huawei’s involvement in the country’s 5G networks to zero by 2023.Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, Technology, China, Boris Johnson, Huawei, 5g, Coronavirus

U.S. Blacklists Dozens of Chinese Companies Working on AI, Face Recognition Tech

The U.S. Commerce Department has put another 33 Chinese businesses—many of which develop artificial intelligence and face recognition tech—on its economic blacklist as a punitive measure for purportedly conspiring with Beijing and the government’s brutal crackdown on Muslim minorities.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Beijing, Robots, Donald Trump, Huawei, Facial Recognition, Trump, Face Recognition, U S Commerce Department, Muslim Community, Surveillance Tech

U.S. Feud With China Brings Dramatic Expansion of Sanctions on Huawei

In yet another escalation of the ongoing U.S.-China feud over Chinese tech giant Huawei, Donald Trump’s administration took steps to greatly expand punitive trade sanctions against the company on Friday, Reuters reported.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Intelligence, Espionage, Donald Trump, Huawei, Reuters, Commerce Department, Trade War, US China Trade War, Huawei Donald Trump

Trump Extends Executive Order Banning Huawei From Using U.S. Tech for Another Year

In May 2019, President Trump issued an executive order that banned a number of foreign companies, including Huawei, from using U.S.-made tech in their devices. This week, Trump extended that order, effectively banning Huawei from sourcing components from U.S. companies like Google for another year. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, China, Smartphones, Foreign Policy, Huawei, Foreign Relations, Trump, Consumer Tech, Huawei App Gallery, The Huawei Blacklist Will Go On

Huawei's Flagship P40 Pro+ Is Pushing the Limits of What a Smartphone Camera Can Do

Huawei typically likes to use its P-Series phones as a vessel to show off its fancy new camera tech. With the loss of Google services, and a growing range of bans on its products in international markets the latest P-Series phone needs to be extraordinary. If the new features on the P40 (particularly the P40 Pro+) are…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Huawei, Consumer Tech, EMUI, Huawei P40, The Huawei P40 Is Here, Huawei App Gallery

Trump Approves Bill Barring Rural Telecom Carriers from Relying on Huawei, ZTE Equipment

President Donald Trump signed the so-called “rip and replace” bill Thursday, legislation that effectively cuts off access to U.S. subsidies for companies like Huawei Technologies, ZTE, and any other foreign manufacturer that officials deem a national security risk, per a Reuters report.Read more...
Tags: Science, Telecommunications, Telecoms, National Security, Donald Trump, Huawei, ZTE, Reuters, Huawei ZTE Equipment, Rip And Replace Bill, Trump Approves Bill Barring Rural Telecom Carriers, Huawei Technologies ZTE

Johnson's majority slashed as 38 Tory rebels fire warning shot over Huawei's involvement in 5G - as it happened

MPs vote down Iain Duncan Smith’s amendment by 306 votes to 282, cutting Boris Johnson’s working majority of 87Afternoon summary 5.45pm GMT Related: Coronavirus live updates: number of deaths outside China passes 1,000 as Italy records highest one-day toll 5.20pm GMT The official division list for the Huawei vote is now up.Some 38 Tory MPs actively rebelled - two serving as tellers, and 36 voting against the government. That is 10 more than the number of Conservatives who signed the ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, China, Conservatives, UK News, Civil Service, Italy, Boris Johnson, Iain Duncan Smith, Tory, Johnson, Huawei, 5g, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak

Swiss Government Files Criminal Complaint Over CIA's Decades-Long Global Encryption Racket

As senators and U.S. tech companies scream their fears of Chinese spyware (TikTok) and state-funded telecoms (Huawei) from the rooftops, the U.S. is being called to face up to its own penchant for planetary surveillance. Announced Sunday, a Swiss government agency has filed a criminal complaint against U.S. and German…Read more...
Tags: Science, Spying, Surveillance, Cia, Huawei, Tiktok, Crypto AG, Operation Rubicon

Huawei Hopes to Win Over Europe With Plans to Build 5G Factory in France

After the U.S. government warned European nations numerous times that the use of Huawei networking equipment poses a security risk, now it appears Huawei is hoping to alleviate those fears with new plans to build a 5G manufacturing facility in France.Read more...
Tags: Security, Europe, Science, France, Huawei, 5g, Huawei Does France

Congress Approves $1 Billion for Rural Telecoms to "Rip and Replace" Huawei, ZTE Equipment

The Senate unanimously voted Thursday to grant rural telecom carriers a cool $1 billion in funding to help them ditch and replace any existing equipment from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE. Its official name is the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act, but many simply call it the “rip and replace”…Read more...
Tags: Science, Congress, Senate, Telecommunications, Telecoms, Huawei, ZTE, Huawei ZTE Equipment

Google’s Message to Huawei Device Users: Do Not Use the Side Door to Install Google Apps

Google wants to clear things up for Huawei device users: Google’s apps and services cannot be preloaded on new Huawei devices and are not available due to U.S. government restrictions. If users try to download Google apps and services through a side door, or essentially download them from somewhere other than the Play…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Play Store, Huawei

Anesthetized Monkeys, First Thoughts About YouTube and Terrible Star Wars Dads: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

These are some of the best words on the Internet: Happy three-day weekend! We hope you’re enjoying the time off. Does anyone else feel like February has flown by? When I was younger, I used to think that only “older” people said things like “time sure flies by.” Now, I want to eat my words every time I say the same…Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Samsung, Brain, Birds, Oscars, Huawei, Parasite, Kingdom Come, Best Of Gizmodo, PS5, Star Trek Picard

Looks Like Huawei Might Be Screwed This Time [Update: Huawei Responded]

The Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it was unsealing a superseding indictment against Chinese tech giant Huawei, charging the company and several of its affiliates under a law traditionally used to take down sprawling criminal syndicates that operated under multiple layers of secrecy.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, China, Espionage, Department Of Justice, Sanctions, Huawei, Racketeering, Trade War, Corporate Espionage, US China Trade War, Trade Theft

Looks Like Huawei Might Be Screwed This Time

The Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it was unsealing a superseding indictment against Chinese tech giant Huawei, charging the company and several of its affiliates under a law traditionally used to take down sprawling criminal syndicates that operated under multiple layers of secrecy.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, China, Espionage, Department Of Justice, Sanctions, Huawei, Racketeering, Trade War, Corporate Espionage, US China Trade War, Trade Theft

It Appears U.S. Has a 'Smoking Gun' Confirming Huawei-Built Spy Backdoors

According to a Wall Street Journal report, the U.S. government officials are claiming Huawei, a phone and telecommunications company with ties to the Chinese government, has the ability to spy on users of mobile phone networks employing Huawei equipment. The claim comes after years of accusations from the U.S.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Tech News, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, 5g, Huawei Built Spy Backdoors

Chinese military stole masses of Americans’ data, U.S. says

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history to target consumer data. The 2017 breach affected more than 145 million people, with the hackers successfully stealing names, addresses, Social Security and drive...
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China's Biggest Phone Makers Are Building an Alternative to Google's App Store

Google Play may not be the dominant Android app store for much longer if China’s largest smartphone makers have anything to say about it.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, China, Huawei

Huawei Slaps Verizon With Lawsuit for Violating Patents

Patents are a thorny issue between tech giants, especially with regard to who pays who licensing fees for using revolutionary technologies. The latest brouhaha involves Huawei and Verizon, with the former suing the U.S. telecom firm for allegedly using 12 patents without authorization. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Patents, Huawei, Huawei Slaps Verizon

Huawei Will Get Mapping Tech from TomTom Because the U.S. Banned It from Using Google Maps

Huawei has a message for the United States: It can live without Google Maps. The Chinese smartphone giant has reached a deal with the Dutch location technology provider TomTom that will allow it to use the company’s maps, traffic information and navigation software to develop its own mobile apps.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, United States, Google Maps, Huawei, TomTom

Chinese Ambassador Casually Threatens German Car Industry Over Tech Privacy Concerns

The German automotive industry, including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen, and their subsidiaries, may soon be facing more problems in the declining Chinese car market over a dispute about 5G phone networks, of all things. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, China, Bmw, Volkswagen, Audi, Huawei, Mercedes Benz, Cars Is Politics, BMW Mercedes Benz Audi Volkswagen

FCC Proposes Banning U.S. Firms From Using Federal Subsidies to Purchase Huawei, ZTE Equipment

The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with new restrictions on doing business with tech giants Huawei and ZTE, with chairman Ajit Pai setting a Nov. 19 date for vote on a proposal to bar U.S. firms that receive federal subsidies from purchasing the Chinese firms’ telecom equipment.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Fcc, Privacy, China, Cybersecurity, Federal Communications Commission, Espionage, Huawei, ZTE, Ajit Pai, Trade War, US China Trade War, Huawei ZTE Equipment

Huawei Reports Healthy Sales Growth Despite U.S. Export Ban

Huawei is reporting healthy sales growth, despite U.S. bans against the Chinese-based tech giant, according to a company statement released on Wednesday. Huawei saw revenue increase 24.4 percent for the last three quarters of the fiscal year, a financial success that is sure to frustrate the U.S. government.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Beijing, Telecoms, Huawei, 5g, New Cold War, Ren Zhengfei, Trade Deal, Entity List

China Creates 'Unreliable Entity List' of Foreign Companies Following U.S. Ban on Huawei

The Chinese government announced on Friday that it would create an “Unreliable Entity List” of foreign companies and individuals that threaten the interests of Chinese companies. Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, New Cold War, President Trump, Trade War

BBC Goes to Conduct Its First Broadcast Over 5G, Immediately Hits Data Cap

There’s a dark secret lurking behind all the promised benefits of the impending 5G networks slowing coming online around the world: All that extra speed and bandwidth is going to make it really hard to stay within your monthly data limits, as the BBC recently discovered with its first live segment streamed over 5G.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Technology, Bbc, Ee, Huawei, 5g, Cellular, Consumer Tech

Malaysia’s Mahathir Backs Huawei in Rare Public Rebuke of U.S.

The Southeast Asian country will use Huawei’s gear “as much as possible” as they offer “tremendous advance over American technology,” Mahathir said at a forum in Tokyo on Thursday. The public comments by Mahathir are a snub to the Trump administration’s campaign against the telecommunications network-gear maker. The targeting of Huawei by the U.S. has also complicated the trade war between Washington and Beijing, leaving telecom operators around the world to decide whether to shun the Chinese ...
Tags: Science, Washington, Beijing, Malaysia, Tokyo, Huawei, Trump, U S, Mahathir, Mahathir Backs Huawei

A Huawei Supplier Explains How It Plans to Survive Trump's Ban

Chief Executive Officer Shoichi Tosaka isn’t happy about this: He contends investors got it wrong. In an interview in Tokyo, he explained that Taiyo Yuden gets less than 10% of sales from Huawei and his company will be able to replace any lost revenue easily because of chronic shortages. Demand for its capacitors -- microscopic components found by the hundreds in electronic devices -- outstrips supply by such a margin that it would have no problem finding other buyers.
Tags: Science, Tokyo, Huawei, Shoichi Tosaka, Taiyo Yuden

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