Tag: Huawei

Huawei Cuts $100 Million of Investment Following Australian Government’s 5G Ban

Huawei has cut $100 million of proposed research and development, as well as 1,000 jobs, in response to being banned from developing Australia’s 5G network in 2018 over national security concerns. Jeremy Mitchell, Huawei Australia’s chief corporate affairs officer, said the company had cut a…

How Huawei grew to dominate the world

From its earliest years, the telecommunications equipment industry has been considered strategic by the governments of highly industrialized countries. As such, national champions have emerged including Alcatel in France, NEC in Japan, Siemens in Germany and Ericsson in Sweden. In the US, the AT&T monopoly…

State Media: Tech Companies Going Abroad Are ‘Spreading China’s Influence’

Several of China’s top tech companies — including TikTok owner ByteDance, telecom giant Huawei, and Alibaba — have recently chosen to expand their business ventures to Singapore as part of China’s economic plan for “global expansion,” the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Global Times reported…

Japan Inc blindsided by Trump’s Huawei war

Japanese chipmakers were having a rotten enough year before Donald Trump opened another front of his China trade war. Even before Covid-19 wrecked Japan Inc’s 2020, the US president’s tariffs were upending export markets and supply chains. His moves to weaken the dollar were generating…

China in Focus: US to Ban Access to WeChat, TikTok

The U.S. is set to ban TikTok and WeChat this Sunday. And if other Chinese-based apps raise the same national security concerns, they will face the same fate. U.S. sanctions not only hit Huawei’s mobile phone production hard, but are likely affecting Chinese passenger plane…

Top Huawei Executives Had Close Ties to Company at Centre of U.S. Criminal Case

LONDON/SAO PAULO—An obscure Hong Kong-registered company stands at the centre of the U.S. criminal case against China’s Huawei Technologies and its chief financial officer. U.S. authorities allege the giant telecom-gear maker used the firm to skirt American economic sanctions on Iran between 2007 and 2014.…

Poland officially joins US-led tech war against China

It has been known for a while that an improved version of a bill on Poland’s national cybersecurity system is being prepared in Warsaw. What is particularly significant about this development is that intensification of the work on the bill coincided with the recent visit…

China in Focus: Chinese Firm Collects Data of Millions Across the Globe

Washington’s ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei is taking effect this Tuesday. The tech giant may have to withdraw from high-end smartphones and the 5G equipment market. A Chinese tech company with close ties to the communist regime is collecting the data of nearly 2.4…

NTD Business Full Broadcast (Sept. 15)

Is the Fed’s massive stimulus behind the rise of gold this week? We ask Daniel Lacalle at Tressis hedge fund what he thinks. Is the Nvidia, Softbank deal going to further cut Chinese tech giant Huawei off from critical chips supply? We ask Adam Akhan…

UK Warns Citizens of Detention Risk in China

In a new travel advisory, the British government has warned its citizens that foreigners should be aware of the risk of arbitrary detention in China. “China’s authorities have under certain circumstances detained foreigners citing ‘endangering national security,’” the British Foreign Office said in its latest…

Webinar video: Huawei CTO discusses tech war myths and realities

View the webinar video In the latest Asia Times Webinar, Huawei CTO Paul Scanlan discusses everything from how US sanctions are affecting the company to the Harmony operating system. He also touches on the potential sale of chipmaker ARM to Nvidia and Huawei’s global presence…

Chinese Tech Company Surveilled the Queen, Boris Johnson, and Top Military and Business Leaders: Report

UK Politicians, members of the Royal Family, and military officers have been surveilled by a Chinese tech company, a report has found.…

Canada Looks Set for a Fight Over $1 Billion Compensation for Huawei Gear

OTTAWA—Canada is signaling it might not compensate major telecommunications providers if the federal government bans equipment made by China’s Huawei from 5G networks, setting up a potential fight over a bill that could hit $1 billion (US$758 million). Canada, under pressure from the United States…

EU’s position in the US-China technology samba

The relationship of the European Union with big tech may become an important geopolitical theater in the next decade. And in terms of technology, the EU is beginning to forge a path that could allow it to play both sides of the US-China equation.   On…

China in Focus (Sept. 10): Pompeo Calls out Beijing Hypocrisy on Free Press

Censorship isn’t the only way for the Chinese regime to manipulate public opinion. An internal document reveals how authorities distract attention away from negative publicity. The U.S. urged Southeast Asian nations to act together against China’s dominance, some of them are facing China’s Communist Party…

Putting the chip wars into competitive perspective

The semiconductor market is a global industry that is likely to reach $1 trillion in 2031 or 2032. The US is the leader in processors and other key products. South Korea is the leader in memory products. European companies are leaders in power semiconductors, where…

South Korean Chip and Display Panel Makers Halt Sales to Huawei: Reports

Several South Korean suppliers to Chinese tech giant Huawei allegedly will stop shipping their products to the Chinese company next week in response to U.S. sanctions. Yonhap News Agency, citing unnamed industry sources, reported on Sept. 9 that South Korean chipmakers Samsung Electronics and SK…

Samsung turns away from Huawei

SEOUL – As a tech war rages between Beijing and Washington over Chinese flagship Huawei, indications are that South Korea’s national champion and global semiconductor powerhouse Samsung Electronics has sided with the US. Widespread reports in South Korea that appeared in both TV and online…

Tech war myths and realities: Huawei CTO tells it like it is

Register for “Tech war myths and realities: Huawei CTO tells it like it is” featuring Paul Scanlan. Hosted by Asia Times editors Uwe Parpart and David P. Goldman September 15, 2020, 10am Eastern Standard Time Paul Scanlan, Huawei’s Chief Technology Officer, will be the featured…

US chip industry won’t survive tech war, Chinese experts say

Wars happen because the opposing sides have different views of the likely outcome. In the Sino-American tech war, though, both Chinese and American tech company executives argued that America’s semiconductor giants would be the losers. The outlier is the Trump Administration, which appears to believe…

Why the Premier League gave China the boot

The English Premier League, the world’s most-watched sports league, isn’t known for turning away money, especially while most of its clubs are facing financial troubles because of the Covid-19 pandemic. So it was all the more surprising when last week the league canceled a reported…

Samsung digs in deep for the chip wars

SEOUL – IBM and Nvidia are two vastly different tech businesses but have one thing in common: They both recently announced that Samsung Electronics are making their most advanced semiconductors. IBM announced in an August 17 press release the science and capabilities of its next-generation…

Data sharing creates woes for Chinese tech industry

The US government’s assault on TikTok is taking a toll on the Chinese-owned platform, with chief executive officer Kevin Mayer opting to resign after just a few months on the job. While TikTok is certainly a victim of geopolitical tensions, many of its issues stem…

Sales boom for camping; US weighs ban on China’s SMIC; Italy investigates big tech | NTD Business

The “airbnb of camping” —”hipcamp” is seeing record growth this year. We hear from two top hosts who say it’s helping them get through post-pandemic. The U.S. department of defense might blacklist China’s biggest chipmaker, and this could potentially impact china’s effort for build its…

Huawei sanctions will destroy US chip industry

Next month, Chinese leaders will ratify a plan to dominate the world’s semiconductor industry by 2025, in response to US restrictions on Chinese imports of high-end computer chips made with American equipment. Directed against China’s telecom equipment makers Huawei and ZTE, the new US regulations…

China Says Australia Becoming ‘Poor White Trash of Asia’ by Resisting Beijing

A Chinese government-controlled newspaper warned Tuesday that Australia will become the “poor white trash of Asia” unless it stops pushing back against the ruling Communist Party.…

Coalition countering Huawei faces hurdles

This summer has seen the tech war between China and the US take on new dimensions. From new export controls via the US Department of Commerce banning the sale of US semiconductor “software” and “technology” to Huawei to the executive orders prohibiting transactions with TikTok…

Eviction freeze spells trouble for landlords; China’s new rule could slow Tiktok sale | NTD Business Full Broadcast (Aug. 31)

An update on the president’s payroll tax cut. We talk to Vance Ginn at the Texas public policy foundation about how it will benefit workers and the economy. Some smaller landlords across the U.S. are feeling the pressure from eviction moratoriums. Some say a minority…

Huawei pulls out of Australian sponsorship deal

Embattled Chinese telco Huawei exited its main sponsorship deal with rugby league’s Canberra Raiders Monday, citing a “negative business environment” after Australia blocked the company from its 5G wireless networks. The Raiders were the tech giant’s first large-scale sporting sponsorship worldwide and they have backed…

France Won’t Ban Huawei but Favors European 5G Systems

PARIS (AP)—French President Emmanuel Macron says France is not excluding Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its upcoming 5G telecommunication networks but favors European providers for security reasons. The French leader spoke after meeting with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Paris on Friday. Macron…