Tag: Huawei Technologies Co Ltd

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances

HANOI, Vietnam — The battle for technological dominance between the United States and China is splitting the world in two, though not always along the lines you might expect. American allies such as Britain and Germany have signaled that they are unlikely to back Washington’s effort to stop countries from working with the Chinese technology […]

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‘Prospective Threat’ of Chinese Spying Justifies Huawei Ban, U.S. Says

BEIJING — The Trump administration says the mere potential for Beijing to influence the Chinese technology giant Huawei is enough to justify a law passed last year restricting federal agencies’ business with the company. Huawei has challenged the law in federal court, arguing that Congress produced no proof that the firm was a security threat […]

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What Trump’s Huawei Reversal Means for the Future of 5G

In an impromptu question-and-answer session late last month at the White House, President Trump was asked about the nation’s efforts to block Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications company, from doing business in the United States and with our allies around the globe. “Huawei is something that is very dangerous,” Mr. Trump said. Then, almost in the […]

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The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart.

WASHINGTON — A day after agreeing to resume trade talks with China, President Trump and his top advisers said no timeline existed for reaching a deal and suggested that the two sides remained as far apart as they were when talks broke up in May. The comments came as the administration continued to ease restrictions […]

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Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War

OSAKA, Japan — President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China agreed on Saturday to resume trade talks after a seven-week breakdown, averting for now an escalation of their multibillion-dollar tariff war that has roiled global markets and threatened the future of the world’s two largest economies. The agreement, brokered during more than an hour […]

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U.S. Versus China: A New Era of Great Power Competition, but Without Boundaries

WASHINGTON — When President Trump meets President Xi Jinping of China this week to discuss contentious trade issues, they will face each other in another nation that was once the United States’ main commercial rival, seen as a threat to American dominance. But the competition between the United States and Japan, which hosts the Group […]

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U.S. Tech Companies Sidestep a Trump Ban, to Keep Selling to Huawei

SHANGHAI — A number of the United States’ biggest chip makers have sold millions of dollars of products to Huawei despite a Trump administration ban on the sale of American technology to the Chinese telecommunications giant, according to four people with knowledge of the sales. Since the Commerce Department enacted the ban in May, American […]

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Chinese Drones Made in America: One Company’s Plan to Win Over Trump

WASHINGTON — DJI, the large Chinese drone maker, is facing mounting security concerns within the Trump administration that its flying machines could send sensitive surveillance data back to China. Now, the company is trying to get on American officials’ good side by building a new product in the United States. The company, which is privately […]

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Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown

SHANGHAI — The chief executive of Huawei, the Chinese technology giant, said on Monday that he expected the company’s annual revenue to slip this year to about $100 billion as the Trump administration’s crackdown on the firm takes a bite out of its business. Huawei earned more than $105 billion in sales last year, helped […]

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Huawei Is Said to Demand Patent Fees From Verizon

President Trump’s dispute with China has landed on the doorstep of Verizon, with Huawei demanding that the American wireless giant pay licensing fees on hundreds of patents, according to two people briefed on the matter. Huawei, one of China’s largest technology companies and the world’s biggest supplier of networking equipment, accused Verizon in a letter […]

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If Trump Wants to Take On China, He Needs Allies

BERLIN — With the prospect of a trade deal between China and the United States all but dead, the Trump administration is no doubt weighing its next steps in its quest to rein in Beijing’s rise. President Trump should try something he hasn’t yet: call Europe. Just five years ago, such a suggestion would have […]

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Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office

WASHINGTON — The acting budget chief for the White House has called for a two-year delay of part of a federal measure that is aimed at Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecom giant. The measure targeting Huawei was included in the National Defense Authorization Act for the current fiscal year and bars government agencies from contracting […]

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Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights

WASHINGTON — President Trump is increasingly blurring the line between America’s national and economic security, enabling him to harness powerful tools meant to punish the world’s worst global actors and redirect them at nearly every trading partner, including Mexico, Japan, China and Europe. Over a few weeks, Mr. Trump has declared European and Japanese cars, […]

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China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban

SAN FRANCISCO — The Chinese government this week summoned major tech companies from the United States and elsewhere to warn that they could face dire consequences if they cooperate with the Trump administration’s ban on sales of key American technology to Chinese companies, according to people familiar with the meetings. Held on Tuesday and Wednesday, […]

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The U.S. and Chinese Presidents Should Go on a Weekend Retreat

If I had one wish it would be that the leaders and trade negotiators of the U.S. and China would go on a weekend retreat together — I’d suggest Singapore — with a facilitator — I’d suggest Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong — with no press or tweeting allowed and try to work out […]

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China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump

BEIJING — China struck a defiant stance on Sunday in response to President Trump’s growing pressure on trade, blaming the United States for a breakdown in negotiations and saying it must withdraw its latest round of tariffs before a deal can be reached. In a white paper released Sunday morning, Chinese officials showed little indication […]

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The Week in Tech: Disinformation’s Huge Inaction Problem

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the tech industry. Want this newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here. Hi, I’m Jamie Condliffe. Greetings from London. Here’s a look at the week’s tech news: Almost everybody wants something done about disinformation. So why does it seem that […]

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Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind

SHANGHAI — Huawei is ramping up its legal challenge to American limits on purchases of its equipment, in a sign that it is doubling down on its strategy of fighting the Trump administration through the courts and public opinion rather than through quiet negotiations. The Chinese telecommunications giant filed a motion on Tuesday in the […]

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Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers

President Trump has finally succeeded in building his wall: not the one he keeps demanding on the southwestern border, but a far more complex barrier meant to block China’s national telecommunications champion, Huawei, from operating in the United States and starve it of American technology as it builds networks around the globe. After a flurry […]

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