News Roundup: Huawei hits out at "ill-informed" US politicians

A roundup of the week’s technology news including Amazon pharmacy, Salesforce on the border, and Windows 95 Mobile.

A roundup of the week’s technology news including Amazon pharmacy, Salesforce on the border, and Windows 95 Mobile.

 

Huawei hits out

The trade tit for tat between the US and China continues. Reuters is reporting that the U.S. Treasury Department is planning to block firms with Chinese ownership from buying US companies with “industrially significant technology.”

ZTE is apparently close to revealing its new-look board in an effort to comply with US demands, while senators are asking President Donald Trump to keep the ban on the company in place.

Huawei rotating CEO Eric Xu called Congressman Jim Banks and Senator Marco Rubio “quite closed-minded and ill-informed” after they called for an inquiry into whether the company steals American research through partnerships with universities.

“It seems that their bodies are in the information age, but their minds are still in the agrarian age,” he said. “Their behavior shows not just an ignorance of how science and innovation works today, but also their own lack of confidence.”

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