American and Chinese flags displayed on a trishaw in Beijing in September 2018. Photo: AP

European officials draft radical plan to take on US and Chinese tech companies

  • In addition to Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook, leaked document lists Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent as firms Europe needs to rival
  • To counter Trump’s trade actions, EU officials are proposing to unilaterally slap tariffs on the United States
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American and Chinese flags displayed on a trishaw in Beijing in September 2018. Photo: AP
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Small toy figures are seen in front of a Huawei and 5G network logo in this illustration picture taken in March. Photo: Reuters

Intelligence officials tackle Huawei’s power as Donald Trump’s decision is unclear

  • US experts ponder ‘nightmare scenario’ in which Chinese telecoms giant emerges as uncontested leader in 5G technology
  • Despite security concerns, president is considering using Huawei as bargaining chip in US trade war with Beijing
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Small toy figures are seen in front of a Huawei and 5G network logo in this illustration picture taken in March. Photo: Reuters
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