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Huawei pleads not guilty to trade secrets charges in Seattle

Feb. 28, 2019 2:44 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Chinese tech giant Huawei pleaded not guilty Thursday to U.S. trade-theft charges in a case that has heightened a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. The pleas were entered in federal court in Seattle, where a 10-count indictment was unsealed in January against two...

Experts: US anti-Huawei campaign likely exaggerated

Feb. 28, 2019 2:20 PM EST

Since last year, the U.S. has waged a vigorous diplomatic offensive against the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, claiming that any nation deploying its gear in next-generation wireless networks is giving Beijing a conduit for espionage or worse. But security experts say the U.S. government is likely...

From corn to Apple: What's behind the US-China standoff

Feb. 21, 2019 1:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped the arm off a T-Mobile robot, the U.S. says, and looted trade secrets about robotic cars from Apple. The...

From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff

Jan. 31, 2019 5:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's case against Beijing is blunt: The Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped the arm off a T-Mobile robot, the U.S. says, and looted trade secrets about...

From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff

Jan. 31, 2019 2:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped the arm off a T-Mobile robot, the U.S. says, and looted trade secrets about robotic cars from Apple. The...

From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff

Jan. 31, 2019 2:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped the arm off a T-Mobile robot, the U.S. says, and looted trade secrets about robotic cars from Apple. The...

China-US row over tech giant Huawei overshadows trade talks

Jan. 29, 2019 5:19 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. criminal charges against Chinese electronics giant Huawei have sparked a fresh round of trans-Pacific recriminations, with Beijing demanding Tuesday that Washington back off what it called an "unreasonable crackdown" on the maker of smartphones and telecom gear. China's foreign ministry...

World stocks mixed amid fears for trade talks, Brexit hopes

Jan. 29, 2019 7:08 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Tuesday amid concerns that U.S. criminal charges against China's Huawei could complicate trade talks, though European indexes were up on optimism over Brexit. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent to 11,220 and France's CAC 40 added 0.7 percent to 4,920....

US charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

Jan. 29, 2019 5:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin Wednesday in Washington that are intended to defuse the trade war between the administration and Beijing. The Justice Department charged Monday that...

Asian stocks slip on Huawei charges as trade talks loom

Jan. 29, 2019 12:00 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were lower on Tuesday after the U.S. Justice Department unsealed criminal charges against China's Huawei, its subsidiaries and a top executive ahead of trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index tumbled 1 percent to 20,448.47 and the Kospi in South Korea shed 0.4...