Spy boss says U.K. must decide if Huawei is suitable for 5G network

Business / Tech Dec 4, 2018

Spy boss says U.K. must decide if Huawei is suitable for 5G network

Alex Younger, head of the U.K.'s foreign intelligence agency MI6, said Theresa May's government must decide if Chinese-owned Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. should be barred from running fifth-generation telecom networks in Britain. The U.K. is coming under increasing pressure to restrict Huawei after New Zealand, ...

Samsung previews smartphone with screen that folds like a book

Business / Tech Nov 8, 2018

Samsung previews smartphone with screen that folds like a book

Samsung Electronics Co. showed off a new phone with a foldable screen in a bid to shake up a smartphone business awash with black, shiny rectangles that look increasingly similar. At its conference Wednesday for software developers in San Francisco, the company previewed what it ...

Business Aug 23, 2018

Australia bans Huawei, ZTE from working on 5G networks

Australia banned China's Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. from supplying next-generation wireless equipment to the nation's telecom operators, the latest blow in an escalating global battle over network security. The government Thursday gave carriers new security guidance for fifth-generation mobile technology and warned that ...

U.S. lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

Business Jul 14, 2018

U.S. lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday lifted a ban on U.S. companies selling goods to ZTE Corp., allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment-maker to resume business. The Commerce Department removed the ban shortly after ZTE deposited $400 million in a U.S. bank escrow account as ...

U.S. clears hurdle to lifting ban on China telecom giant ZTE

Business Jul 12, 2018

U.S. clears hurdle to lifting ban on China telecom giant ZTE

The United States signed an agreement with ZTE Corp. that paves the way for the Chinese tech company to resume operations after a nearly three-month old ban on doing business with American suppliers, the U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday. The ban on China's No. ...