ZTE follows Huawei’s footsteps, opens cybersecurity lab in Brussels

Huawei and ZTE are striving to increase transparency regarding their products in order to mitigate allegations of espionage. It is not clear whether these lab tests will cover re-routing of data through servers located in China, thus compromising unencrypted data. In a significant development, embattled Chinese telecom vendor ZTE opened a cybersecurity lab in Brussels,…

IEEE lifts curbs on Huawei subsidiaries and employees

While U.S. based IEEE has lifted its curbs, Beijing-based technology research group The China Computer Federation (CCF) has yet to reciprocate. On Monday, in contrast to the ham fisted stand taken by China, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) disclosed, it has lifted curbs on employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries; they…

Huawei an instrument of Chinese government: U.S. Secretary of State

U.S., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made these comments on live television in an interview on Fox Business Network. With China’s government threatening to restrict the sale of rare earth to the U.S., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up the pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd saying telecom equipment maker takes orders from Beijing.…

Huawei’s global supply chain being ripped apart

U.S. trade action against Huawei having intended impact. China has termed the action taken by the United States against Huawei Technologies as “wrong actions” and has called for trade negotiations to continue. China’s comments underscores the effect of U.S. trade action which is cascading through Huawei’s global supply chains. Japan’s Panasonic Corp has joined a…

U.S. ban on Huawei could weigh on Japan’s economy: Finance Minister Taro Aso

One of the primary reasons why Japan could be impacted by the ban on Huawei is intertwined supply chains. On Friday, Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso stated, the U.S bid to block Huawei Technologies from purchasing American technology is likely to impact Japanese companies and weign on the country’s economic growth prospects. “There are Japanese…