@GordonGChang: Huawei gets another reprieve from Trump Administration

Aug 20, 2019, 05:19 AM
Image: Chinese technology has often been a jump ahead of everyone else’s. Here, a trebuchet catapult. As for Huawei, it’s inextricably commingled with the Chinese military.
     Illustration of a Hinged Counterweight Trebuchet Prepped for Transit from the Wujing Zongyao, late Ming (Wanli Period) edition. The photographs are part of my book. You're welcome to use them on Wikipedia so long as you list my book, Chinese Siege Warfare: Mechanical Artillery & Siege Weapons of Antiquity, by Liang Jieming (ISBN 981-05-5380-3) as the source. Cheers, Leong Kit Meng (Liang Jieming) <liang_jieming@history-forum.com>
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August 19th marks the end of the temporary reprieve the US government gave Huawei after banning its access to American products, including hardware components as well as software licenses it needs to manufacture and sell all sorts of devices. But that doesn’t mean Huawei will no longer be able to conduct business with US-based partners, as the Commerce Department was expected on Monday to extend the reprieve by several months. The extension was just announced, which means Huawei has ample time to launch two of its most important products of the year, including the Mate 30 Pro and Mate X foldable
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Bloomberg:  Several Huawei Technologies Co. employees have collaborated on research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel, indicating closer ties to the country’s military than previously acknowledged by the smartphone and networking powerhouse.  . . .    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-27/huawei-personnel-worked-with-china-military-on-research-projects