Members of the US Congress on Wednesday took another step to try to prod Britain to reverse its decision to allow China’s Huawei Technologies Co to build portions of the UK’s next generation 5G networks.
US prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the US battle with the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker.
Samsung’s second attempt at a folding phone after a delayed roll out last year comes as the South Korean firm fends off its traditional rival in the premium smartphone market, Apple Inc, along with ascendant Chinese makers such as Huawei that have eaten into its sales in China and Europe.
Huawei and ZTE Corp have asked the US Federal Communications Commission not to finalize its designation of the China tech giants as risks to US national security.
A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that “double criminality” was at the centre of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United States, a case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing.