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U.S. delay to Huawei ban gives tech sector time to adjust

Business May 22, 2019

U.S. delay to Huawei ban gives tech sector time to adjust

The United States is delaying some restrictions on U.S. technology sales to Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei in what it calls an effort to ease the blow on Huawei smartphone owners and smaller U.S. telecoms providers that rely on its networking equipment. The Trump administration insists ...

Huawei ban clouds outlook for world's growth engine

Business / Corporate May 21, 2019

Huawei ban clouds outlook for world's growth engine

U.S. restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. threatens to snuff out a nascent recovery in semiconductor demand, a key driver of economic growth in technology powerhouses including South Korea and Taiwan. China dominates purchases from Asian semiconductor exporters and bought 51 percent of ...

Top U.S. tech companies begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

Business / Tech May 20, 2019

Top U.S. tech companies begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies

The impact of the Trump administration's threats to choke Huawei Technologies Co. reverberated across the global supply chain on Monday, hitting some of the biggest component-makers. Germany's Infineon Technologies AG fell in early trading Monday after the Nikkei daily reported it halted shipments to the ...

On Huawei and autos, Trump aligns trade with U.S. security

Business / Economy May 18, 2019

On Huawei and autos, Trump aligns trade with U.S. security

U.S. President Donald Trump is taking his trade wars into a new realm likely to both extend them and make them harder to resolve. With his crackdown on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co. and a new directive targeting European and Japanese carmakers, his administration ...

World May 17, 2019

Trudeau calls Chinese arrests of two Canadians 'unacceptable'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday called the arrest of two Canadians in China "unacceptable" and vowed to stand up to Beijing over the detentions. "We will consistently and always stand up for Canadians, particularly these Canadians who have been arbitrarily detained," he told ...

Huawei ban seen clouding U.S.-China trade talks and tech sector

Business May 17, 2019

Huawei ban seen clouding U.S.-China trade talks and tech sector

A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, further ratcheting up tensions over trade. Shares of Huawei's U.S. suppliers fell ...