In Rebuke to U.S., Germany Considers Letting Huawei In

BERLIN—The German government is leaning toward letting Huawei Technologies Co. participate in building the nation’s high-speed internet infrastructure, several German officials said, the latest sign of ambivalence among U.S. allies over Washington’s push to ostracize the Chinese tech giant as a national security risk. A small group of ministries reached a preliminary agreement two weeks…

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The U.S. Case Against Huawei

As Huawei Technologies Co. sought to boost its smartphone business in 2012, the Chinese manufacturer had a problem: Its phones were failing quality checks by a robot known as Tappy at a higher rate than rivals, U.S. prosecutors said. Huawei’s response, according to a U.S. indictment: Develop its own testing robot by stealing the Tappy…

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Trudeau fires Canada’s ambassador to China amid Huawei dispute

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement Saturday that he had asked for and received the resignation of John McCallum, the country’s ambassador to China, CBC reports. The big picture: The firing comes at an unusually tense time in China-Canada relations, with the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou last month sparking what many…

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Some Global Banks Break Ties With Huawei

Huawei Technologies Co., targeted as a national security threat by the U.S. and other governments, faces a new risk: reduced access to the global financial system. Two banks that helped power the Chinese company’s rise as a global technology supplier, HSBC Holdings PLC and Standard Chartered PLC, won’t provide it with any new banking services…

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China slams Canada’s ‘inhumane’ treatment of Huawei CFO

China has criticised Canada over its treatment of Huawei Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Canada last week. The Chinese government said Canada has not allowed Meng proper medical care while in detainment and has called for her immediate release on medical grounds. “We believe this is inhumane and violates her human…

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Two British Banks Ensnared in Huawei Dispute

Two large British banks are among those ensnared in the controversy over Huawei Technologies Co., which escalated over the weekend after the Chinese government warned Canada it would face “severe consequences” if it didn’t release the Chinese telecommunications giant’s finance chief. Canada this month arrested Meng Wanzhou at the behest of U.S. authorities, who are…

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U.S. Takes Aim at Huawei

The Trump administration’s efforts to extradite the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies Co. over criminal charges mark the start of an even more aggressive phase in the technology rivalry between the U.S. and China and will increase pressure on Washington’s allies to shun the telecommunications company. Armed with a U.S. extradition request, Canadian…

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US markets down after arrest of Huawei executive

US stocks fell sharply on Thursday joining a global rout after the arrest of a key Chinese Huawei executive at Washington’s request revived worries over trade tensions. The detention of Meng Wanzhou, 46, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer, threatens to drive a wedge between the United States and China just days after they…

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