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Security audit raises severe warnings on Chinese smartphone models

Enlarge / Be sure you know what you’re getting into before buying and using unfamiliarly branded smartphones—especially international models not originally intended for your country. (credit: Clover No. 7 Photography via Getty Images) The Lithuanian National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently published a security assessment of three recent-model Chinese-made smartphones—Huawei’s P40 5G, Xiaomi’s Mi 10T […]

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US sanctions are squeezing Huawei, but for how long?

Enlarge (credit: Barcroft Media | Getty Images) Huawei, the crown jewel of China’s tech industry, is reeling from a financial one-two punch delivered by US chip sanctions and a campaign aimed at cutting international markets. But with Huawei rapidly expanding into new markets and the Chinese government investing heavily to gain technological independence from the […]