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US lifts ZTE ban
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 16 July 2018 10:51

US lifts ZTE ban


Congress fumes

The US Commerce Department has lifted the export ban on Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE now that it has met all the terms required to get a full reprieve.

ZTE tries to appease US
Published in News
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:13

ZTE tries to appease US


Because there is a long history of appeasement working

China’s ZTE has named a set of new top executives, including a CEO and a CFO, to comply with its deal with the United States to get a supplier ban lifted.

US Senate votes to ban ZTE
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 10:43

US Senate votes to ban ZTE


Sidesteps Trump

ZTE appears to be back in trouble again after the US Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom company from buying US components and using US software.

ZTE pays a billion to carry on trading
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 June 2018 09:50

ZTE pays a billion to carry on trading


We're really really sorry

Chinese manufacturer ZTE will slip the US a billion dollars so that it can continue to buy stuff for its phones from America.

ZTE agrees to US demands
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 10:14

ZTE agrees to US demands


Ban lifting likely

ZTE has signed an agreement in principle that would lift a US Commerce Department ban on buying from US suppliers, allowing the outfit to get back into the business.

US shut down of ZTE pulls Chinese tiger's tail
Published in PC Hardware


Trade war might backfire

The US might have inadvertently sown the seeds of its technological destruction by pulling the tail of the Chinese tiger.

ZTE named and shamed as shipping with malware
Published in Mobiles


Maybe the FBI was right

Researchers at Avast Threat Labs say that more than 100 different low-cost Android devices from manufacturers like ZTE, Archos, and myPhone come with malware pre-installed.

ZTE about to get a reprieve
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 12:09

ZTE about to get a reprieve


Washington and China about to throw a lifeline

Washington and Beijing are nearing a deal that would remove an existing US order banning American companies from supplying Chinese firm ZTE .

Trump continues to defend ZTE
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 12:28

Trump continues to defend ZTE


US companies depend on it

President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump defended his decision to revisit penalties for Chinese company ZTE for flouting US sanctions on trade with Iran, saying the telecom maker is a big buyer for US suppliers.

Trump vows to save ZTE
Published in News
Monday, 14 May 2018 10:11

Trump vows to save ZTE


In the middle of a trade war


Ever a model of consistent planning, President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has promised to save the troubled Chinese telecom manufacturer ZTE and help make the company great again.