23 Jul 2019

Huawei Helped to Build North Korean 3G Network: Report

A new report by The Washington Post adds a new twist to the already dramatic tale describing the relations between the United States and Chinese tech giant Huawei. According to the report, Huawei may have violated US sanctions on North Korea by helping to set up and maintain the country’s

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17 Jul 2019

US Senators Target Huawei With ‘Death Sentence’ Law To Block Trump’s Backtrack

US lawmakers intend to take control over the US ban on Huawei products, which would allow them to block President Donald Trump’s recent decision to partially relax the blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant. In May of this year, Trump signed an executive order extending the federal ban on Huawei products

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02 Jul 2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers

US President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested that his administration is willing to ease sanctions on Chinese tech giant Huawei. The move that was praised by chip makers, but came under fire from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. Republican Senator Marco Rubio spoke of a “catastrophic mistake” by

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27 Jun 2019

Huawei security: Half its kit has ‘at least one potential backdoor’

Against a background of US-China trade tensions and a US ban on Huawei telecommunications equipment over security concerns, security researchers with Finite State claim that more than half of Huawei products come with “at least one potential backdoor”. In a report[pdf] released by the IoT security firm, Finite State mentions

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26 Jun 2019

US Tech Companies Sidestep a Trump Ban, to Keep Selling to Huawei

US tech firms including Intel and Micron are evading a US executive order barring them from selling American technology to Huawei, industry insiders claim. The US companies sidestep sanctions on Huawei by not labeling their technology as American-made. While US firms are allowed to sell American technology that is used

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11 Jun 2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws

In a testimony to the UK parliament, Huawei’s head of cyber security on Monday stated that the firm’s attorneys have assured it that the Chinese government cannot legally force it to conduct foreign intelligence work. The US has designated Huawei a threat to national security, arguing that national security laws in

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11 Jun 2019

Huawei Represents Massive Supply Chain Risk: Report

New research by Recorded Future describes Huawei as a massive security threat to US organizations because the widespread use of Huawei products provides the firm with access to enormous amounts of data on individual users, companies, and governments. All of that data may be compromised by the Chinese government as

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10 Jun 2019

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban

Over the course of last week, China warned giants including Microsoft, Dell (both US), Arm (UK), SK Hynix and Samsung (both South Korea) against cooperating with recent US sanctions that forbid the sale of important US technology to China. Last month, US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over

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07 Jun 2019

Blacklisted Huawei Loses Facebook, Instagram And WhatsApp Preinstalled Apps

As a result of the recent US ban on Huawei telecommunications products, Facebook has decided that the company “is no longer allowing preinstallation of its apps on Huawei phones.” The measure does not impact people who already own a Huawei smartphone, but is nevertheless a significant setback for the Chinese tech

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29 May 2019

Huawei Files New Motion Against Federal Ban

Huawei is attempting to get the US Federal Court to speed up the judgement process in the Chinese tech giant’s lawsuit against the US government over the latter’s ban of Huawei telecommunications equipment. Huawei is arguing that the ban under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is unconstitutional because the

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