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Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration

(Jason Lee/Reuters) U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innovations, including those needed by the U.S. military. The companies are making the claims in applications for […]

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Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store

Enlarge / Huawei’s latest flagship, the P30 Pro. Huawei President Trump issued an executive order last week banning “foreign adversaries” from doing telecommunication business in the US. The move was widely understood as a ban on Huawei products, and now we’re starting to see the fallout. According to a report from Reuters, Google has “suspended” […]

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Bloomberg alleges Huawei routers and network gear are backdoored

Enlarge / PORTUGAL – 2019/03/04: 5G logo is seen on an android mobile phone with Huawei logo on the background. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Vodafone, the largest mobile network operator in Europe, found backdoors in Huawei equipment between 2009 and 2011, reports Bloomberg. With these backdoors, Huawei could have gained unauthorized access to […]