Displaying items by tag: Sanctions

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 11:17

Monitor in ZTE case trying to get his term extended

An American lawyer appointed as an independent monitor for ZTE Corporation, after it pleaded guilty to exporting US technology to Iran and lying about it, is trying to get his term extended beyond March when it expires and is allegedly using threats to try and get his way.

Published in Technology Regulation

One hates to be the bearer of bad news to News Corp's Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, but her bombastic report on 10 October, which claimed Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is pulling out of Australia, is wrong. Dead wrong.

Published in Open Sauce

Apple was the leading buyer of semiconductor chips in 2020, being responsible for 11.9% of the global market, the technology analyst firm Gartner says, adding that these figures are preliminary.

Published in Development

China has introduced a new by-law that will allow its companies to sue for damages in the event that their financial interests are affected by actions taken by third-party, non-American companies abroad.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is likely to sell its budget smartphone unit, Honor, to a group which is led by Digital China and the Shenzhen Government, a report claims.

Published in Mobility

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is planning to put up a plant in Shanghai that would be dedicated to producing semiconductors for its telecommunications infrastructure business.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has seen revenue of 671.3 billion yuan (A$140.6 billion) in the first nine months of 2020, the company says, adding that this was an increase of 9.9% over the corresponding period in 2019.

Published in Mobility

Huawei Australia chief technology officer Dr David Soldani has warned that the latest sanctions on Huawei by the US Federal Government could break-up the unified global mobile technology standards that currently allow Australian tourists and business travellers to use their mobile devices anywhere in the world – and for global visitors to use their mobile devices when in Australia.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 19:10

Huawei says US spurned efforts to discuss charges

Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies says it sought to discuss the sanctions busting charges brought against it by the US Government, after its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver on 1 December, but was rejected.

Published in Government Tech Policy

US President Donald Trump appears to have opened a can of worms by stating that he would intervene in the case against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, if it would help achieve a trade deal for the US.

Published in Government Tech Policy

An official at the US Commerce Department says Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corporation will pay US$400 million into an escrow account within the “next couple of days”, the final step it is needed to take to have a seven-year ban lifted.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The United States Treasury has imposed sanctions on three Russian individuals and five Russian companies, claiming they have assisted the military and intelligence services in Moscow to conduct cyber attacks against Washington and its allies.

Published in Security

The US has finalised a deal to let Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corporation start operating again, a little more than a month after it was hit with a seven-year ban on importing American-manufactured components.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Moves to impose more sanctions on Kaspersky Lab by the US are being held up by dissenting government voices that fear it may set a precedent for other countries to act in a similar manner.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The US Government is claimed to be mulling more sanctions against Russian security provider Kaspersky Lab as part of a wider round of actions against the Russian Government and this could lead to a ban on the company operating in the US.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 08:13

Microsoft's Russia sales hit by US sanctions: report

US sanctions imposed on Russia in August 2017 are preventing at least two distributors of Microsoft products in that country from transacting with more than 200 Russian firms on the terms they used to.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 16:49

ZTE settles sanctions busting case with US

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corporation has agreed to pay a total of US$1.9 billion as a penalty for violating US trade sanctions against Iran and North Korea.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is considering what sanctions it should apply to Sydney radio station Today FM for its airing of a prank call by two of its presenters made in 2012 to the British hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, was being treated during her first pregnancy.

Published in Entertainment

Australia has two major export sectors and technology is not one of them. Aside from mining, food accounts for about $30 billion of this country’s national exports. Now, thanks to our good friends in Washington and our insipidly compliant lapdog Government we’ve just lost a reliable $500 million customer and moved a step closer to a senseless war.

Published in Beerfiles

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