Trump claims credit for “new” Apple factory
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Which has been running for nearly seven years

There are few times that we feel sorry for Apple’s spiritual and temporal head Tim Cook, but yesterday, where he had to give US President Donald Trump a tour of his Texas factory, was one of them.

Senators ponder stopping Putin choosing the next US government
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Again

A bipartisan panel of US senators yesterday called for sweeping action by Congress, the White House and Silicon Valley to ensure social media sites aren't used to interfere in the coming presidential election, delivering a sobering assessment about the weaknesses that Russian operatives exploited in the 2016 campaign.

Apple hit by Trump trade tarriffs
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Tuesday, 01 October 2019 11:14

Apple hit by Trump trade tarriffs


Looks like it will be paying big tariffs 

Apple was denied relief for tariffs on five Chinese-made components for the upcoming Mac Pro computer, even after the company announced it was keeping some assembly operations in the US.

Huawei faces further US purge
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019 10:37

Huawei faces further US purge


Ericsson and Nokia get boost from plan

A bill is set to be presented to US lawmakers later this week that would essentially pay smaller wireless providers to swap out gear from Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE.

Apple not shifting production back to US
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Thursday, 01 August 2019 12:53

Apple not shifting production back to US


Good morning Vietnam

Hopes by President Donald [Prince of Orange] Trump that his trade war might lure Apple back to the US appear to have had the same success as his other policies. 

Honor 20 Lite: Does it delight?
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Tuesday, 16 July 2019 15:12

Honor 20 Lite: Does it delight?


Review:
Cute little phone that won't break the bank

A month or two back I attended the launch of the Honor 20 series in Battersea where the company showed off a number of phones including the Honor 20 Lite, the baby of the family.

Huawei downplays Trump’s "reprieve"
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Wednesday, 03 July 2019 12:30

Huawei downplays Trump’s "reprieve"


US Trade Officials ignoring Trump anyway

US President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s move to relax a ban on Huawei will not have “much impact” on the business, according to Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei.

Trump appears to soften his tone on Huawei
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Suddenly realises it buys a lot of US product

US President Donald Trump has appeared to be softening his view on Chinese communications giant Huawei and suggested he would allow the company to once again purchase US technology.

Chinese chipmakers still need US tech
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Thursday, 27 June 2019 12:22

Chinese chipmakers still need US tech


We can’t have independence without a little dependence

Chinese chipmakers have been warning their government that they cannot meet targets to domestically source 40 per cent of chips by 2020 without US involvement.

Big Tech rallies to fight Trump
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Thursday, 20 June 2019 13:05

Big Tech rallies to fight Trump


Hands off our hardware

Dell, HP, Microsoft and Intel have issued a statement saying that they were opposed to US President Donald Trump’s proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs.