Neowin News Feed for: Sanctions Neowin News Feed for: Sanctions en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Huawei CEO wants to “lead the world” in software to combat U.S. sanctions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to an internal memo, Huawei&#039;s founder and CEO wants to shift the company&#039;s focus from hardware products to software and services, in an attempt to lessen the impact of U.S. sanctions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stergios Georgopoulos) Mon, 24 May 2021 20:54:01 +0000 TrendForce: Huawei to see big smartphone production drop in 2021 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The analyst firm TrendForce expects Huawei to drop from third to seventh place in terms of smartphone production as restrictions placed on it by the United States really begin to be felt. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 05 Jan 2021 15:30:01 +0000 Intel and Nvidia inquired about their exported tech that was allegedly used against Uyghurs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>U.S. Lawmakers wrote to Intel and Nvidia inquiring them about the export of their technology that has potentially been used by China to carry out surveillance of Uyghurs in Xinjiang region. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Wed, 09 Dec 2020 09:10:01 +0000 Huawei CFO arrested, faces extradition for suspected sanctions violations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Huawei&#039;s CFO Meng Wanzhou has been arrested in Canada at the behest of U.S. law enforcement for allegedly violating sanctions against Iran. Huawei claims that it is not aware of any wrongdoing. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:54:01 +0000 Huawei: Possibility of sanctions "would be hard to imagine" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While ZTE has found itself somewhat worse for wear after its recent run-in with the US Government over breached sanctions, Huawei has remained confident in its compliance with international laws. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sun, 08 Jul 2018 04:58:02 +0000 U.S. lawmakers hit out at Google over ties to Huawei <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>U.S. lawmakers have written to the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai. They expressed their concerns over the Google-Huawei partnership because of links they said Huawei has to the Chinese Communist Party. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:48:01 +0000 ZTE agrees to pay $1 billion to continue operating in the U.S. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ZTE has agreed to pay $1 billion and make personnel changes to continue operating in the U.S. The deal will also see a U.S. monitoring team join the company to ensure compliance with U.S. law. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:00:01 +0000 Trump and Xi are working to get ZTE back in business in the U.S. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Good news for ZTE! President Trump and President Xi are now working together to help resolve the issues surrounding phone maker after it announced that it would be ceasing operations in the U.S. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 13 May 2018 18:52:01 +0000 Huawei allegedly violated Iran sanctions and could face criminal penalties <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As if things weren&#039;t bad enough for Huawei, the firm is now being investigated by the Justice Department. The firm may have violated U.S. sanctions against Iran and could face severe penalties. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:22:01 +0000 Iran is setting the stage for a new cryptocurrency <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Iranian government could roll out its own cryptocurrency in the future, after recent statements were issued by the country&#039;s ICT minister. Iran looks to be following in the steps of Venezuela. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:04:01 +0000 Venezuela's Maduro announces ‘Petro' cryptocurrency <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Citing a need to fight against a US-imposed financial blockade, Venezuela&#039;s president has declared that the country will launch its own cryptocurrency backed by the country&#039;s natural resources. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:48:01 +0000 Obama retaliates to DNC hack by expelling Russians and closing down compounds in the US <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In his final days in office, President Barack Obama has made the decision to expel Russians from the US and also close down two compounds. The action comes months after the DNC hack and other issues. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Thu, 29 Dec 2016 22:16:01 +0000 US sanctions North Korea over the Sony hacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The US government has sanctioned North Korea over the Sony hacks, saying the country tried to intimidate US businesses and artists from exercising their right of freedom of speech. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jerry Grey) Sat, 03 Jan 2015 09:36:01 +0000 U.S. Won't Extend Microsoft Antitrust Sanctions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. Department of Justice said it will not seek to extend the restrictions placed on Microsoft Corp.'s business practices following its antitrust settlement with the U.S. government in 2002. Many of the restrictions are... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 22 Oct 2007 16:18:36 +0000 Defendant settles with RIAA after motion for sanctions fails <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal judge in Texas has sanctioned the attorney of a defendant in one of the RIAA's countless file-sharing lawsuits after the attorney himself requested sanctions for the RIAA's counsel. Not long afterwards, the parties... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 07 Jun 2007 23:33:00 +0000 Microsoft Customers Evaluate Sanctions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft customers and competitors will tell the European Commission within 10 days if the software giant's latest offer to comply with sanctions is acceptable to them, a Commission spokesman said on Friday. &quot;The Commission will... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 Feb 2005 15:38:04 +0000 EU suspend Microsoft sanctions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission has suspended sanctions against Microsoft stemming from a ruling that the group had abused its dominant market position. The move came after the world's largest software company appealed against the decision at... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 27 Jun 2004 22:46:47 +0000 States Say They Can Seek Own Microsoft Sanctions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The nine states still pursuing the Microsoft Corp. antitrust case told a federal judge on Friday that they have &quot;long and clearly established&quot; authority to seek their own sanctions against the company. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 16 Mar 2002 05:50:47 +0000