A woman walks past the Huawei logo during the Web Summit in Lisbon on November 6. Photo: AFP

US likely to extend limited export waiver for Huawei

  • Six-month extension will allow US rural telecoms firms to conduct limited transactions with blacklisted Chinese tech company
  • Current waiver set to expire on Monday, and covers supplying of existing networks and equipment and software updates and patches for Huawei handsets
Topic |   Huawei

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A woman walks past the Huawei logo during the Web Summit in Lisbon on November 6. Photo: AFP
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US Attorney General William Barr speaks during a news conference in Memphis, Tennessee, on Wednesday. Photo: Daily Memphian via AP

Huawei and ZTE pose security threat and ‘cannot be trusted’, US Attorney General William Barr says, backing ban on fund

  • US Federal Communications Commission is proposing to make rural wireless carriers remove and replace equipment from Chinese telecoms giants
  • Barr labels Huawei and ZTE national security threats, citing ‘their own track record, as well as the practices of the Chinese government’
Topic |   US-China tech war

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US Attorney General William Barr speaks during a news conference in Memphis, Tennessee, on Wednesday. Photo: Daily Memphian via AP
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