• ZTE joins Huawei in the US government's doghouse

    3 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    The US government doesn't want American companies to do business with another Chinese phone manufacturer, this time training its ban hammer on ZTE. Like Huawei, ZTE facing new scrutiny today from the US Department of Commerce. The maker of the ZTE Axon 7 and Axon M won't be able to get key components and services from US companies it relies on, like Qualcomm, Microsoft and Intel, reports Reuters. It also sells phones through US carriers AT&T, T- Mobile, and Sprint, which may prove problematic from here on out. What's the reason for the US government's isolation of ZTE? In 2017, the Chinese...
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  • ZTE faces revived US export ban over false statements

    ZTE faces revived US export ban over false statements

    3 monthes ago - By Engadget

    When the US Commerce Department slapped ZTE with $1.19 billion in penalties for illegally shipping telecom gear to Iran and North Korea , it offered a reprieve: it would suspend a seven-year export ban as long as the...
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  • ZTE Just Dealt Major Blow by US

    ZTE Just Dealt Major Blow by US

    3 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    ZTE is going to have some trouble making phones for the United States. The Chinese company was just hit by a ban on American exports from the Department of Commerce.
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  • US hits ZTE with huge ban that has ominous Android implications

    US hits ZTE with huge ban that has ominous Android implications

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    US companies have been banned from selling hardware and software to ZTE, after the Chinese company admitted to violating Iran and North Korea sanctions. The firm - which makes smartphones, telecoms hardware, and more - will no longer be able to purchase components from American manufacturers like Qualcomm and Intel, and it could put its current use of Android into...
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  • US Sanctions ZTE Over Iran Imports Once Again

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    The United States Department of Commerce is once again sanctioning Chinese smartphone and telecom equipment maker ZTE over the company's imports to Iran that broke certain trade embargoes imposed on the Asian country, Reuters reports. While ZTE was already handed an $890 million fine due to its transgressions to which it pleaded guilty last year, U.S. suppliers have now been forbidden from selling any components to the firm as part of a new penalty meant to sanction the company over not adhering to the terms of its 2017 settlement. ZTE originally agreed to dismiss four senior officials and...
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  • ZTE can no longer buy Qualcomm chips after US ban

    ZTE can no longer buy Qualcomm chips after US ban

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

    The US Department of Commerce just announced a ban on American exports to the Chinese smartphone maker ZTE. That means American companies like Dolby and Qualcomm won't be able to export any parts to ZTE for up to seven years. The loss of Qualcomm is particularly damaging, as it severely restricts ZTE's options for devices in the US market.
    The Commerce Department says ZTE failed to uphold a plea agreement after it pleaded guilty last year to illegally shipping US equipment to Iran and North Korea. Part of the deal was that ZTE would reprimand and deny bonuses to the employees who had acted...
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  • ZTE slapped with export restrictions by US Commerce Department

    3 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    The restrictions ban US companies from selling hardware and equipment to China's ZTE.
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  • U.S. companies banned from selling components to ZTE

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    This time last year, Chinese electronics giant ZTE pled guilty to violating sanctions on Iran and North Korea. This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a seven-year export restriction for the company, resulting in a ban on U.S. component makers selling to ZTE.
    The company's initial guilty plea was met with up to $1.2 billion penalties and fines, along with the dismissal of four senior employees, along with more fallout for lower level employees. As part of the initial agreement, ZTE was allowed to continue to work with U.S. companies, assuming it adhered to the rules laid...
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  • US bans American exports to Chinese phone company ZTE - CNET

    3 monthes ago - By CNET

    The Commerce Department announced the denial order on Monday, pointing to issues ZTE had with lying to the US government.
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