Huawei accuses US government of illegal actions against workers
The Chinese manufacturer Huawei has accused the American government of illegal actions against the company and its personnel. The accusations were made via Twitter.
In his tweets, Huawei responds to a recent article by The Wall Street Journal, claiming that the manufacturer is being investigated by ... Read more
Michael Dell denounces trade war between US and China
Michael Dell, CEO of Dell, expressed his dissatisfaction with the US trade war with China at VMworld in San Francisco. Dell calls the conflict unproductive.
The Register reports that Michael Dell made the comment during a Q&A session with journalists at VMworld. He went on to say that Dell "... Read more
Huawei-CEO talks about a ‘moment of life or death’ in internal memo
Ren Zhengfei, CEO at Huawei, emphasises in an internal report that Huawei represents a decisive moment in the company's history. The trade war with the US culminated and, according to the CEO, the company had to prepare itself for a tough time.
Bloomberg reports that Zhengfei states in his inter... Read more
EU lags behind in AI race, China gaining ground
The US is at the forefront of the development of artificial intelligence (AI), with China in second place. However, the EU is increasingly lagging behind, according to the Center for Data Innovation today. The institute also predicts that China will continue to develop rapidly in the coming years. ... Read more
“90 days delay for trading U.S. companies with Huawei.
Reuters reports from sources that the U.S. Commerce Department is likely to grant Huawei a postponement for doing business with U.S. companies. The plan is intended as a sign of good faith, says Larry Kudlow, director of the American National Economic Council.
Larry Kudlow reported that the Chi... Read more
FTC investigates iPhone deal between Amazon and Apple
The American watchdog Federal Trade Commission (FTC) would investigate a deal between Amazon and Apple. Last year, the two companies concluded a deal to sell Apple iPhones and other products directly through the online store.
With the deal, Apple was able to sell directly via Amazon for the firs... Read more
Pentagon pauses controversial JEDI cloud contract
The Pentagon has announced that it is pausing the controversial $10 billion cloud contract. Defence Minister Mark Esper says he wants to further investigate the so-called JEDI contract following complaints from US President Trump about the award process of the contract.
Pentagon spokesman Elissa ... Read more
US can decide next week on licenses for sale to Huawei
President Donald Trump's government may respond next week to companies that have applied for a special licence to do business with Huawei, China. That license has been required since Huawei was blacklisted in the US.
That's what Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross said during a visit to Brazil, writes Re... Read more
Apple, Microsoft and Google test standard for access to digital health data
Apple, Microsoft and Google are testing a new standard that allows patients to access health data. The standard, called CARIN Blue Button API, was developed by partners in the private sector, and is also tested by American BlueCross/BlueShield providers and the state of Washington.
CARIN Blue Button... Read more
Huawei sees turnover grow despite being blacklisted
Huawei has seen its turnover grow significantly in the first half of 2019, despite being blacklisted in the US. Turnover rose 23 percent from the first half of 2018 to 401.3 billion yuan (52.30 billion euros).
Although sales increased in the first half of this year, Huawei is now arguing that it con... Read more