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Smartphone shipments dip as Covid cuts China handset demand 

Smartphone shipments dip as Covid cuts China handset demand 

Domestic smartphone shipments in China in 2020 fell 20.4% from the previous year, government data released on Monday showed, as the number of handsets delivered to consumers dropped to 296 million from 372 million in 2019. The figures from the China Academy of Information and Communications (CAICT), a state-backed think …

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China strikes back at 'unjustified' foreign laws

China strikes back at 'unjustified' foreign laws

(ATF) China has hit back at 'unjustified' laws and sanctions imposed by the United States and other countries on Chinese companies or citizens. The move comes amid a trade war with the US and worsening ties with the Trump administration in Washington. The Ministry of Commerce in Beijing published new …

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US Senator Rubio urges SMIC crackdown at Huawei levels

US Senator Rubio urges SMIC crackdown at Huawei levels

(ATF) US Senator Marco Rubio on December 22 called for a strengthening of restrictions announced on SMIC, claiming that the rules will not effectively cut China’s largest chipmaker off from US technology and urging a Huawei-style crackdown. Rubio, a former Republican presidential candidate who is currently co-chair of the Congressional …

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US legislators set to back $1.9 billion Huawei replacement plan

US legislators set to back $1.9 billion Huawei replacement plan

(ATF) The US Congress looks set to approve $1.9 billion to fund a programme to remove Chinese-made telecoms network equipment as part of the latest coronavirus pandemic stimulus bill.US lawmakers backed the Covid-19 relief package of nearly $900 billion late on Sunday night after months of wrangling. The package includes …

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US warns of threat from former Huawei unit's bid for Pacific data link

US warns of threat from former Huawei unit's bid for Pacific data

(ATF) Washington has warned Pacific island nations that a Chinese company bidding to build an undersea internet cable is a security threat, Reuters reported on December 17.Huawei Marine, which was recently divested from Huawei Technologies and is now majority-owned by another Chinese company, submitted bids along with France's Alcatel Submarine …

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Border official admits 'incomplete' testimony in Huawei CFO case

Border official admits 'incomplete' testimony in Huawei CFO case

A Canadian border official has admitted to giving "incomplete" testimony in court and having breached a judge's instruction not to discuss the case, as witness cross-examination in Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's US extradition hearing resumed.Testimony was delayed for more than an hour on Thursday morning after prosecutors representing …

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FCC moves signal US will keep anti-China telco stance under Biden

FCC moves signal US will keep anti-China telco stance under Biden

(ATF) The US Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday December 10 it had started the process of revoking China Telecom’s authorization to operate in the United States, as it took further steps to crack down on China’s role in US telecommunications.Democrats on the FCC voted in favour of the move …

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Global economy set to warm up faster than US-China relations

Global economy set to warm up faster than US-China relations

(ATF) With progress on Covid-19 vaccines, prospects for the world economy in 2021 are brightening. But the same cannot be said yet for US-China ties, despite hopes for an improvement under Joe Biden. Investors snapping up Chinese assets must guard against complacency and price in continued political risk.Global markets are …

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US said to hold talks aimed at freeing Huawei executive Meng

US said to hold talks aimed at freeing Huawei executive Meng

(ATF) The United States is prepared to settle charges against Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who has spent nearly two years fighting extradition from Canada to the US, multiple reports indicated on Friday.Meng’s lawyers and the US Justice Department have been negotiating, especially since the US presidential election last …

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How Biden’s tech-savvy advisers will engage - and challenge - China

How Biden’s tech-savvy advisers will engage - and challenge - China

(ATF) US president-elect Joe Biden wrote in an online commentary this year that China, if left on its own, “will keep robbing the US of our technology and intellectual property”. He said in a mid-2019 speech that Beijing would keep “forcing American companies” to give their technology away as a …

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