Huawei blames ‘jealousy’ for cybersecurity criticism

Jealousy could be behind some of the criticism of Huawei in the West, the Chinese technology giant has suggested. The firm said it had a “sound record” of cybersecurity and warned continuing “groundless suspicion” would damage the whole technology industry as it begins to roll out 5G, the next generation communication technology. Several countries –…

China vows to ‘firmly defend’ companies after Huawei hit with US charges

China has called on Washington to “stop the unreasonable crackdown” on Huawei after the United States stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran. Beijing will “firmly defend” its companies, a foreign ministry statement said. It gave no indication whether Beijing might retaliate…

US charges Huawei with violating sanctions and stealing trade secrets

The US Justice Department is taking criminal action against Huawei, two of its subsidiaries and a senior executive, accusing the Chinese tech company of misleading banks about the company’s business and violating US sanctions. The company is also charged in a separate case with stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile, according to federal prosecutors. Prosecutors are…