Multiple news agencies have joined forces to analyze a new piece of malware, which Chinese border agents are forcing tourists to install on their phones. The software copies messaging, contacts, and searches phones for thousands of different documents.
AMD has fired back at the Wall Street Journal for implying it put US national security at risk with its joint venture. The public evidence seems firmly on AMD’s side.
Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have jointly sent a letter to the Trump Administration, asking for their game consoles to not be targeted in the next wave of tariffs in the ongoing price war, due to kick off in the near future.
Chinese firms would be unable to make the government’s self-sufficiency goals without ongoing access to US technology, according to the firms themselves.
The Consumer Technology Association has released a report quantifying the damage to the US economy if the Trump Administration goes ahead with proposed tariff increases. Laptop, cell phones, and tablets could all become significantly more expensive, if the projection is accurate.
Western Digital has suspended its partnership with Huawei as the phone giant braces for a major sales falloff.
Huawei has been cut off from most of the major CPU architectures in existence. If the company can’t negotiate its way out of the problem, what practical recourse does it have?
The BBC claims to have obtained an internal memo to ARM staff that instructs employees to end “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei.
Drone aircraft used to be prohibitively expensive, but now you can buy a camera-equipped drone that talks to your smartphone for under $100. The US Department of Homeland Security believes drones might have become a little too accessible.
Google isn’t the only company cutting ties with Huawei. Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx, and Broadcom are doing so as well, at least for now.