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FCC Issues Final Orders Declaring Huawei, ZTE National Security Threats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated China’s Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp as posing threats to U.S. national security, a declaration that bars U.S. firms from tapping an $8.3 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the companies.

California GOP Pushes Back on Plan to Tax Texts

FCC deals blow to tax plan but backers undeterred

Google Holds Press Event Announcing New ProductsCalifornia Republicans, still smarting from their big midterm losses at the polls, are ridiculing a plan by Democratic-dominated state regulators to tax text messaging on all mobile phones—a proposal drawing fire from Silicon Valley’s wireless industry and business groups.