Huawei asks US to remove its designation as a security threat
Chinese telecom giant may be hoping that the Biden administration will be sympathetic to its case.
Well, that didn't take long. Huawei has already asked a US court to overturn a Federal Communications Commission ruling made against it during the Trump presidency.
The ruling found that the Chi... Read more
Biden administration will keep up China trade war
Gina Raimondo, who is likely to become the next US Secretary of the Economy, has made it clear that she intends to continue the trade war that Trump has started with China.
Raimondo told this to the New York Times. She calls the way China is acting "anti-competitive, hurtful to American workers ... Read more
Judge rejects Parler’s demand for reinstatement on Amazon
The ruling means the insurgent social media alternative to Twitter faces some difficult times ahead.
A federal judge on Thursday denied Parler's request for a court order that would have forced Amazon to immediately resume hosting the controversial social media platform following its suspension ... Read more
‘Intel no longer allowed to supply chips to Huawei’
The Trump administration has revoked the licence of several companies to supply components to Huawei. As a result, Intel, among others, can no longer supply chips to the Chinese company.
This writes Reuters based on sources. Besides Intel, at least one of the licences of the Japanese company Kio... Read more
NSA and FBI: Russia was behind SolarWinds hack
Several American security instances agree that Russia was behind the hack on SolarWinds' software. In doing so, they counter President Trump's claims that China is behind the hack.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Office of the D... Read more
Trump downplays attack on federal agencies, blames China not Russia
Over the weekend, President Trump downplayed a serious cyberattack aimed at several US federal government agencies. Not only is the downplaying of this attack a strange approach to take, but also contradicts what Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said about the hack.
In a public address, Pompeo lin... Read more
Biden continues China trade ban, shifts emphasis
The next US President, Joe Biden, does not intend to put an end to the trade war his predecessor started with China any time soon. This is contrary to what analysts expected.
In an interview with the New York Times, Biden says that he has no intention of taking immediate action on the China poli... Read more
TikTok-ban off for now
A group of three TikTok users has successfully sued against the requirement to block TikTik in the US. The app would have been blocked if an American party didn't acquire it before November 12th.
The plaintiffs consist of Douglas Marland, Cosette Rinab and Alex Chambers. All three of them earn t... Read more
Oracle outbids Microsoft for TikTok U.S. – but there’s a catch
Microsoft has lost the deal to acquire TikTok from Oracle. The only problem still ahead is that the deal now faces review by Donald Trump's White House.
Oracle has reportedly won its bidding war against Microsoft for the U.S. operations of TikTok, but there is a fly in the ointment: the deal may... Read more
Trump considers banning more Chinese technology
The U.S. president, Donald Trump, already banned Huawei and TikTokand is now looking at restrictions or bans for other Chinese companies. Trump acknowledged this during a press conference.
TikTok has been given 90 days by Trump to divest the American branch before a complete ban on the app can b... Read more