Massachusetts Institute of Technology said certain funding partnerships would need more scrutiny than usual. Photo: Shutterstock

MIT cuts funding ties with Huawei and ZTE citing US investigations

  • No new engagements or renewals of existing ones, Massachusetts Institute of Technology says, explaining that partnerships with certain countries need extra scrutiny
  • Both the Chinese telecoms firms named have faced investigation in the US, including over claims that their equipment could pose cybersecurity threats
Topic |   Huawei

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology said certain funding partnerships would need more scrutiny than usual. Photo: Shutterstock
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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.