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U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company’s ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington must end its “wrong actions” if it wants trade talks to continue. FILE Read More

The art of trade war: Chinese firm bans workers from buying American goods & stateside travel

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As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection Station, located in the Chinese province of Jiangsu, has issued a strict warning to its employees, reports The Epoch Times. The New York-based, Chinese focused Read More

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban

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(Reuters) – Global tech firms, including chip suppliers, are cutting ties with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the world’s largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist citing national security concerns. The logo of Huawei is pictured at a mobile phone shop in Singapore, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su The Read More

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave

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More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus. The remains were uncovered by chance in January as builders were laying the foundations for a housing development in Brest. Soldiers were drafted in to exhume the remains of Read More

Huawei’s own operating system could be ready this year if cut off from US tech, top exec says

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Chinese technology giant Huawei could introduce its own operating system, for smartphones and laptops, this year if the company is banned from using Google and Microsoft software due to pressure from Washington. The head of the company’s consumer division Richard Yu told CNBC the operating system could be ready for use in China by the Read More

Beijing lodges ‘solemn’ protests with US over Huawei blacklisting amid tech cold war

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Chinese Commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng said Thursday that his government had lodged “solemn representations” with the US over its decision to bar the telecoms giant Huawei from purchasing US goods. Feng said that China hoped the US will behave rationally and curb what he described as its “dangerous actions.” He added that Beijing would Read More

Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant

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UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to internal documents obtained by the BBC. ARM instructed employees to halt “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei and its subsidiaries to comply with a recent US trade clampdown. ARM’s designs form the basis of most Read More

Google’s Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator

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The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has started an inquiry into the way that Google provides advertising services across the European Union. The watchdog is investigating whether the use of personal data to target online advertising is compliant with European privacy rules. The search giant’s Ad Exchange system is used by companies to target people Read More

Exclusive: Chile’s Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Codelco’s giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world’s top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output. FILE PHOTO: A dump truck carries copper ore out of Chuquicamata Read More

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei

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LONDON (Reuters) – British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese telecom company’s ability to make new chips for its future smartphones. FILE PHOTO: Women walk past a Huawei P30 advertising LED board at a shopping centre in Bangkok, Thailand May 22, Read More