According to Reuters, the U.S. administration is considering sanctions on Hikvision, a video surveillance firm.
On the morning of May 21, Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei, gave an exclusive interview to CCTV at the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, during which he articulated his opinion on Huawei’s ongoing conflicts with the U.S. and opened up about issues related to the future of 5G and even his family.
On Monday, The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a warning notice to US firms, expressing concerns over Chinese-made drones possibly posing risks to their company data.
After the US Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) added Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and 68 affiliated companies located in 26 countries to the “Entity List”, the Chinese technology giant was forced to break commercial ties with multiple partners, Google among the most important ones.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Commerce restricted Huawei’s access to American technology, banning the company from buying U.S. technology without special approval.
May 15, The US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technologies, the White House stated. The executive order aims to “protect America from foreign adversaries who are actively and increasingly creating and exploiting vulnerabilities in information and communications technology infrastructure and services”.