U.S. strikes: Huawei CFO was arrested as Trump and Xi met for dinner in Buenos Aires

U.S. strikes: Huawei CFO was arrested as Trump and Xi met for dinner in Buenos Aires

by WorldTribune Staff, December 6, 2018 Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, was arrested by Canadian authorities on Dec. 1 and  is now facing extradition to the U.S. on suspicions that she violated U.S. sanctions against Iran. Meng’s arrest came around the same time U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese supreme leader […]

‘Citizen control’: Venezuela’s rulers get by with a little tech help from China

‘Citizen control’: Venezuela’s rulers get by with a little tech help from China

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2018 Venezuela has unveiled a new smart-card ID to track its citizens. The card is manufactured by Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. The ID card, known as the “carnet de la patria,” or “fatherland card,” transmits data about citizens to government computer servers, Reuters reported on Nov. 18. The report, […]

U.S. intel chiefs emphatic: Don’t buy Chinese phones

U.S. intel chiefs emphatic: Don’t buy Chinese phones

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2018 The directors of the CIA, FBI and NSA are recommending that U.S. citizens avoid buying smartphones from China’s tech giants, who may be “maliciously” modifying the phones. The intelligence officials told the Senate Intelligence Committee that it was not a good idea for Americans to buy Huawei or ZTE […]