Oxford University suspends Huawei donations and sponsorships

Image copyright Getty Images The University of Oxford has suspended donations and sponsorships from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. The firm is facing accusations from the US and other countries that its equipment could be used for espionage. Huawei has denied those claims, saying it doesn’t pose a spying risk. The US is also reportedly investigating…

China’s Huawei reportedly targeted by US criminal probe

Investigators are looking into whether the firm stole trade secrets from US business partners, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing unnamed sources. The Journal reported that the probe was spurred in part by civil litigation between Huawei, which makes phones and other telecom equipment, and T-Mobile. T-Mobile (TMUS) had accused Huawei of stealing information…

Huawei founder breaks silence to deny spy claims

Ren Zhengfei also praised President Donald Trump as a “great president,” shrugging off allegations by Washington that Huawei is a threat to US national security. Speaking to foreign media for the first time in three years, Ren, 74, said he loved China and supported the Communist Party but had never been asked to share “improper…

Poland arrests Huawei evecutive on spying charges

Poland’s counterintelligence service confirmed on Friday that a Chinese citizen suspected of spying had been arrested. Polish state media identified the suspect as Huawei’s sales director in the country. Huawei is a Chinese telecommunications company that is viewed by US government officials as a national security risk. Other countries have concerns too: It has been…

China’s ambassador accuses Canada of double standards, ‘white supremacy’ over Huawei

“Recently, China’s competent authorities took compulsory measures in accordance with the law against two Canadian nationals who are suspected of engaging in activities that endanger China’s national security. Some Canadians and some in the Canadian news media, in disregard of China’s judicial sovereignty, accused China of arbitrary detention and demanded their immediate release,” Lu said….

Huawei: China accuses UK of ‘pride and prejudice’

Image copyright Getty Images China has accused the UK of “deep-rooted pride and prejudice” over security fears raised about Huawei. The Chinese company’s chairman has also complained of his firm’s “incredibly unfair treatment” abroad. In recent weeks, the UK’s Defence Secretary and chief of MI6 have been among those to warn that use of Huawei’s…

Huawei: ‘Deep concerns’ over firm’s role in UK 5G upgrade

Image copyright Reuters The Defence Secretary has reportedly said he has “very deep concerns” about Chinese firm Huawei being involved in upgrading the UK’s mobile network. Gavin Williamson’s comments – reported by the Times – came after some nations restricted use of the firm’s products in 5G networks over security concerns. MI6’s head recently said…

Huawei: We’re still leading the world on 5G despite political attacks

“Despite efforts in markets creating fear about Huawei, using politics to interfere with growth, customers continue to trust us and continue to work with us and build networks with our technologies,” Deputy Chairman Ken Hu told reporters in the Chinese city of Dongguan on Tuesday. Hu was speaking during a turbulent period for the Chinese…

Canada caught in the middle of US-China spat over Huawei executive

Canadian government officials have asked for, and received, additional security at their diplomatic outposts in China, while Canadian companies that do business with China are bracing for lower sales and even a boycott of Canadian products. The arrest has put the Canadian government — which has its own trade and other disputes with the Trump…

Doors are slamming shut for Huawei around the world

Telecommunications firm Orange has ruled out using Huawei products in its core 5G network in France, and Germany’s Deutsche Telekom says it’s reviewing purchases of Huawei equipment. The Chinese company, which sells smartphones and telecommunications gear, faces increased scrutiny in the United States and other countries, where officials have warned of potential national security risks…