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.

Trump Admin Says Chinese Military Is Backing Huawei and Other Top Firms

HuaweiThe Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new U.S. financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

China Builds Massive Spying Capacity in Africa

State-linked firms have built almost 200 government buildings on the continent

The Chinese government has established an unparalleled spying capacity in Africa by encouraging Chinese companies such as Huawei to construct government buildings across the continent, according to a recent report.

Journalism Org Cuts Ties With Huawei

National Association of Black Journalists abruptly cancels event sponsored by Chinese tech giant

A major journalist association canceled its partnership with a Chinese telecommunications firm following public outcry.

The Strange Story of a Las Vegas Radio Station Co-Opted by China

Las Vegas Public Radio, the 'People's Voice of Las Vegas,' is a registered lobbyist for Chinese tech giant Huawei

At first glance, Las Vegas Public Radio (LVPR) looks like any other local FM radio station. It has local community sponsors, vaguely right-wing talk show hosts, and a website begging for a makeover. But there's a disclaimer on the bottom of that website noting that, contrary to the name, the station is not an NPR affiliate. 

Inside Huawei’s D.C. Influence Campaign

Former cybersecurity officials cash checks from Chinese company tied to 5G spying fears

Former Florida congressman Cliff Stearns once spearheaded Congress's response to the risks that plague the nation's information infrastructure, using his influence to warn Americans about the "increased possibility of a devastating cyberattack." Now, he is among the growing number of former U.S. cyber and national security officials who have worked for a Chinese tech giant widely seen as the leading cybersecurity threat in the world.