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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


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


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


Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store to Counter Google Ban

Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased security concerns and the threat of being banned from using U.S. tech, Huawei is being forced to prepare for a future without access to Google and apps hosted on Play Store. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Science, App Stores, Huawei, Consumer Tech, Department of Commerce, Trade War, Huawei Doesnt Need The Play Store, Smartpphones


Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision

Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, New Cold War, Commerce Department, President Trump, Trade War, Iron Firewall


Chinese Huawei Executive Arrested in Poland Over Spying Charge as Tensions Build

Polish authorities arrested a Chinese executive on Tuesday. The Huawei exec, identified in the Polish and Chinese press as Weijing W. or “Stanislaw Wang,” is charged with spying but details of the allegations have not yet been made public.Read more...
Tags: Science, Poland, Huawei, New Cold War, Ren Zhengfei, Trade War, Meng Wanzhou, Stanislaw Wang, Weijing W, Orange Polska


Samsung Joins Apple in the Revenue Estimate Hurt Locker

Earlier this month, tech giant Apple posted quarterly revenue projections of just $84 billion, much lower than its previous projections of $89 to 94 billion, setting off a “flash crash” in global currency markets. According to a Monday report by Bloomberg, its South Korea-based rival Samsung also appears to be hitting…Read more...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Business, Science, Technology, China, Memory, Samsung, Bloomberg, Smartphones, Trade War, Samsung Joins Apple


Huawei Punishes Employees Who Sent New Year's Tweet From an iPhone

Chinese technology company Huawei sent out a tweet over the New Year’s holiday wishing everyone a happy 2019. But many social media users noticed that the tweet had been sent from an iPhone. Why does that matter? The iPhone is made by Huawei’s American competitor Apple, and now there are reports that the employees who…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, China, Stock Market, Donald Trump, Huawei, Dow, New Cold War, US State Department, President Trump, Trade War


Detained Huawei Exec Gets Bail, But Must Hire 24/7 Security and Wear Tracking Bracelet

The Huawei executive detained in Canada for extradition to the U.S. over allegations of financial fraud and sanctions violations, Meng Wanzhou, has been released on $7.5 million bail, CNN reported on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, China, Cnn, Law Enforcement, Canada, Xi Jinping, Espionage, Sanctions, Donald Trump, Huawei, Iran Sanctions, Trade War, Meng Wanzhou, Wanzhou


Lawyers for Detained Huawei Exec Insist She Won't Flee as Bail Decision Hangs in the Balance

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei (and daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei) detained by Canadian authorities for extradition to the U.S. this month on allegations she lied to financial institutions as part of a scheme to evade sanctions on Iran, will not learn whether she can…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, China, Iran, Law Enforcement, Canada, Xi Jinping, Sanctions, Donald Trump, Huawei, ZTE, Iran Sanctions, Ren Zhengfei, Trade War, Meng Wanzhou


China Demands Release of Huawei Executive Arrested in Canada on Behalf of the U.S.

Today the Chinese government called for the release of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at Chinese electronics maker Huawei after she was arrested in Canada last weekend while transferring flights. Meng reportedly faces extradition to the U.S. for allegedly violating American sanctions against Iran.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Iran, Canada, Huawei, New Cold War, Meng, Trade War, Meng Wanzhou, Meng Wanhzou, China Demands Release of Huawei


Trump Reportedly Preparing Tariffs on Everything Imported From China, Including Tech

Donald Trump’s administration is planning to propose by early December tariffs on “all remaining Chinese imports” if an upcoming summit between the president and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping does not work out, Bloomberg reported on Monday, a move that if enacted would virtually guarantee pain for companies like…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, China, Economics, Bloomberg, Xi Jinping, Tariffs, Trade, Donald Trump, Trade War


Trump Is Predictably Backstabbing Apple on Tariffs

Apple CEO Tim Cook has done an awful lot of schmoozing with Donald Trump, and to date he’s gotten a lot of out his dance with the devil. Cook has along with other titans of industry sought huge corporate tax cuts, which Trump was more than happy to sign late last year. That helped Apple avoid $50 billion in taxes,…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Technology, Cook, China, Tim Cook, Tariffs, Manufacturing, Donald Trump, Trump, Trade War


Apple Worries Trump’s Planned Tariffs on China Will Hit Apple Watch and Macs Hard

When President Trump first tossed out the idea of starting a trade war with China, there was a serious chance those taxes would impact the prices of gadgets back at home.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Science, China, Apple Watch, Trump, Mac Mini, Consumer Tech, Trade War, AirPods, Trump Tariffs, Trump Tariffs Loom Large For Apple, Apple Worries Trump


President Trump Accuses Google of Rigging Search Results Against Him, Calls It 'Very Dangerous'

President Trump’s first tweet of the day, sent at 5:24am local time, has accused Google of rigging search results against conservatives. Right-wing media personalities often claim, without evidence, that companies like Twitter and Facebook are conspiring against them, but Google search results aren’t often part of…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Washington Post, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Tim Cook, Tariffs, Fox News, Donald Trump, Harley Davidson, Trump, Michael Cohen, FEC


Hey, Look Who's Still Schmoozing With the President

Apple CEO Tim Cook has gotten a lot out of schmoozing with Donald Trump, from massive, inequality-fueling tax cuts that paved the way for a massive Apple stock buyback to some kind of vague and probably bad-faith guarantee that the president won’t suck the company into his pointless U.S.-China trade war. Likewise,…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, China, Tax Cuts, Tim Cook, Donald Trump, Cynicism, Trade War, Apple Taxes


ZTE Is Starting to Resume Operations Under a Temporary Commerce Department Waiver

Chinese smartphone and networking equipment manufacturer ZTE scored another concession from the White House on Tuesday, with Reuters reporting that the Department of Commerce had decided to grant it a “temporary reprieve” from a ban on purchasing components from US companies that recently led to ZTE shutting down its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, White House, China, US, Smartphones, Telecoms, Donald Trump, ZTE, Reuters, Department of Commerce, Trade War, Temporary Commerce Department Waiver


The Trump Administration Reportedly Promised Tim Cook There Won't Be Tariffs on iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook, whose company took in $17.9 billion in 2017's last quarter from China and has much of its supply chain located there, has been running around trying to slow down a possible US-China trade war threatened by Donald Trump’s administration—and while the White House might be largely ignoring his…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Technology, White House, China, Tim Cook, Donald Trump, US China, Trade War, Well Thats Good For Them, China Tariffs


Trump Is Actually Going Through With Tariffs On Chinese Tech

Hot off a contemptuous meeting at the G7 Summit after which Trump seemed intent on starting a trade war with Canada—and following whatever the hell just happened in Singapore—Trump turned his sights back to China on Friday by announcing $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese “high-tech” goods.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Singapore, Canada, Tariffs, Trump, Consumer Tech, Trade War, Made in China 2025, More Tariffs From Trump


ZTE Is Practically Shutting Down, and a U.S. Ban Is to Blame

When the Department of Commerce slapped a seven-year ban on ZTE, blocking it from buying or using components made by U.S. companies, things looked bad for the world’s fifth-largest smartphone maker. Though until ZTE had a chance to sort things out, we didn’t know exactly what the full impact would be.Read more...
Tags: Security, Business, Science, China, Smartphones, ZTE, Consumer Tech, Department of Commerce, Trade War, Zte Ceases Business Operations


Trump’s Tariffs Could Make Some Gadgets a Lot More Expensive

When President Trump announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminum (which he later softened), he sent huge segments of the US economy—including the auto, aviation, and construction industries—into a panic. However, it seems those fines were only the start of a new trade agenda that may impose $60 billion of annual…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, US, Tech, Smartphones, Tariffs, Trade, Laptops, Trump, Consumer Tech, Trade War, New Trump Tariffs Could Hit Chinese Tech



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