MIT snaps ties with Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp

Elite U.S. university MIT has snapped ties with embattled Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp over investigations by U.S. authorities that the Chinese firms violated U.S. sanctions. It is also ramping up its screening process. In a strategic and significant development, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) stated it has snapped its collaborations with Huawei Technologies…

ZTE’s controlling shareholders plan on selling upto 3% shares

Chinese telecom company ZTE Corp had been subject to U.S. sanctions. Its controlling state-owned controlling shareholder Zhongxingxin Telecom plan on selling as much as 2% of its shares once the stock has doubled its value. According to regulatory filing, the controlling stakeholders of China’s ZTE Corp’s plan to slash their stake, by as much as…

U.S. Commerce Department places Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd on U.S. exports restriction list

The development comes midst allegations that Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd stole intellectual property from U.S. chip company Micron Technology Inc. In a strategic development, U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has placed Chinese state-backed chipmaker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd on a list of entities that cannot purchase components, software and technology goods…

U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider its ties with Huawei

The move is part of a larger, strategic bipartisan efforts by U.S. lawmakers to rein in collaboration between U.S. tech companies and their Chinese peers, especially in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning which have application in the military. In a bipartisan move, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have asked Alphabet Inc’s Google on…

ZTE faces strong headwinds from the U.S. Senate

The headwinds stem from the outcome of an investigation which concluded that ZTE and Huawei Technologies are Chinese telecommunications firms that are linked to the Chinese Communist Party’s intelligence apparatus. According to U.S. lawmakers, legislation has already been prepared to block the Trump administration’s agreement with China which allows ZTE Corp to resume business ties…