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Huawei's Many Troubles: Bans, Alleged Spies, and Backdoors
Wired

Its execs have been arrested. Its gear is banned in places. And countries are reconsidering relationships with the company. How much trouble is Huawei really in? more…

The FCC has reopened its device approval system during the government shutdown
The Verge

The Federal Communications Commission is reopening its system for certifying devices for sale in the US, averting a potential delay in releasing phones or other electronics during the government shutdown. more…

Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports
TechCrunch

The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support for its Chinese partner despite a global backlash against Huaw… more…

Geoengineering could solve our climate problems if anyone allowed it
TechCrunch

This weekend, I finished reading Oliver Morton’s The Planet Remade (thanks to reader Eliot Peper for recommending it). Morton has a multitude of goals with the book, but there were two I think are deeply valuable. First, geoengineering is a plausible approach… more…

U.S. lawmakers introduce bipartisan bills targeting China's Huawei and ZTE
Reuters

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], ZTE Corp <000063.SZ> or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions… more…

China says detained former Canadian diplomat does not have diplomatic immunity - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

China says detained former Canadian diplomat does not have diplomatic immunity The Globe and Mail China says detained Canadian Michael Kovrig doesn't have diplomatic immunity CBC.ca Detained Canadian not entitled to diplomatic immunity, despite Trudeau’s comp… more…

Canada's Huawei 5G decision said to be months away - BNNBloomberg.ca
Bnnbloomberg.ca

Canada's Huawei 5G decision said to be months away BNNBloomberg.ca China threatens reprisals if Canada bans Huawei from its 5G networks The Globe and Mail Chinese envoy to Canada warns of 'repercussions ' if Ottawa bans Huawei from 5G mobile phone network CBC… more…

Huawei probe underlines US fears of China's strategic threat - BNNBloomberg.ca
Bnnbloomberg.ca

Huawei probe underlines US fears of China's strategic threat BNNBloomberg.ca China threatens reprisals if Canada bans Huawei from its 5G networks The Globe and Mail Chinese envoy to Canada warns of 'repercussions ' if Ottawa bans Huawei from 5G mobile phone n… more…

Priest arrested on sex charge - Canada News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net

Priest arrested on sex charge - Canada News Castanet.net Sexual assault charge laid against Calgary priest CTV News Calgary Catholic priest charged with sexual assault CBC.ca Priest in northeast Calgary charged with sexual assault Calgary Herald Calgary pries… more…

Tense Relations Between China and Canada as Trudeau Criticizes Canadian Citizen’s Death Sentence
Time

China criticizes Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau over his criticism of a Canadian accused of drug smuggling getting the death sentence. more…

The Vitamin D Myth
Theoverspill.blog

Norma Jean Dougherty, as she then was, working on a drone (really) in 1944. Haven’t got it? Put it this way: she isn’t winding a candle. Now we have some different AirPower to expect. G… more…

Planning scientific equipment for Antarctic conditions
Antarctica.gov.au

It's expensive in time and money to do research in Antarctica. We often see research programs put at risk because of simple and avoidable equipment failures. more…

U.S. Congress and White House working on plans to ban equipment from ZTE and Huawei
Androidpolice.com

Huawei and ZTE, two multi-national telecommunications companies based in China, are under fire by the United States and other governments over the companies' ties to the Chinese government. ZTE nearly shut down last year over an import ban, and now it and Hua… more…

Huawei and ZTE might be in some serious trouble this year
Phandroid.com

2018 was a bad year for both Huawei and ZTE and it would be difficult for either company to put a positive spin on things. Unfortunately for either company, 2019 is about to get worse because US lawmakers have introduced bills that would effectively ban the s… more…

Working Scientist podcast: Grant application essentials
Nature.com

Planning a grant application? Focus on the details and formatting, and plan for difficult questions if you land an interview more…

Working Scientist podcast: Grant application essentials
Nature.com

Planning a grant application? Focus on the details and formatting, and plan for difficult questions if you land an interview more…

Huawei in 2019: Full steam ahead
Androidauthority.com

A look at Huawei's good, bad, and ugly moments of 2018 along with what we expect to see from the company in the year to come. more…

US legislators introduce bills targeting Chinese tech companies
Al Jazeera English

Bipartisan bills seek to ban sales of US chips, parts to Chinese firms violating US sanctions or export control laws. more…

Verizon Plans Multiple Ad Plays Leading to Super Bowl Commercial
Variety.com

If Verizon gets its way, its Super Bowl advertising plans will include a 60-second commercial during the game – and a half-hour documentary that gives viewers even more of what will be discussed in the ad. The telecommunications giant is often scrutinized for… more…

Germany considers locking Huawei out of its network
Pocketnow.com

Germany would be joining the ranks of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Norway and others in hiking suspicion of the Chinese telecom. The post Germany considers locking Huawei out of its network appeared first on Pocketnow. more…