The Chinese regime has denied any role in hacking Microsoft Exchange Server. In retaliation, China's foreign ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, has called the US the world's top "hacking empire".
The US, European Union, the UK, and NATO countries have expressed concerned over China's numerous cyberattacks on businesses, maritime, aviation, defense, education, and healthcare sectors.
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.
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.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella welcomes touring Chinese delegation to Redmond and focuses on developing new technologies and strengthened relationships with Chinese partners including Xiaomi and Baidu.
China wants an explanation from the U.S. after it was discovered the NSA infiltrated Huawei in 2009. Chinese officials are concerned about the dilemma which could raise tensions between the nations.