The Trump administration, which has had strained relations with technology companies, met on Thursday with top tech executives to discuss ways to “ensure American dominance” of innovation and the future of high tech jobs.
Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer was arrested as part of a U.S. investigation into an alleged scheme to use the global banking system to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to people familiar with the probe.
The top U.S. general said on Thursday that it was “inexplicable” that technology giants like Alphabet Inc’s Google did not want to work with the Pentagon even as they seek out business with China, where companies have less freedom than in the United States.
The United States is trying to “stifle” Chinese technology company Huawei and curb its global expansion with the arrest of a top executive, Chinese state media said on Friday.
Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp, a person with direct knowledge and a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday.