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U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, reimposes sanctions on ZTE

ZTE’s woes continue as the U.S. Senate rolls out a new bill that prohibits the manufacturer from doing business with U.S. firms.

It’s a turbulent time for ZTE. The U.S. government issued a Denial Order against the company back in April, essentially prohibiting the Chinese manufacturer from buying hardware components from the likes of Qualcomm or Intel. The order effectively killed ZTE’s smartphone business as it prevented Google from certifying the manufacturer’s phones.

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ZTE hired former Trump staffer to lobby against sanctions

Bryan Lanza, former Trump campaign adviser and White House transition team member, hired one day after President Trump announced his intentions via Twitter.

Chinese telecom giant ZTE hired former Trump campaign adviser and Trump White House transition team member Bryan Lanza to negotiate on its behalf to loosen restrictions that prevent the company from doing any business within the US or with US companies.

Per The Hill, Lanza was hired the day after president Trump announced he  [Read More…]

House Appropriations Committee stops President Trump from helping ZTE

ZTE’s light at the end of the tunnel has vanished.

Last Sunday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter saying that he was working with President Xi in China to help dig ZTE out of the hole it’s been in for the past few weeks. Now, the House Appropriations Committee has issued an order preventing Trump from doing anything.

According to Democratic Representative Dutch Ruppersberger —

This amendment would prevent the Commerce Department from renegotiation of the sanctions  [Read More…]

President Trump working to get ZTE back into business

Trump to Commerce Department: Get it done!

Truth is stranger than fiction. In April, ZTE was banned from using U.S. hardware or software by the Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Fast forward to May and the company was banned from selling any products on U.S. military installations along with Huawei. These bans resulted in ZTE shutting down all its operations because it’s hard to make money when you can’t sell any products.

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President Trump preemptively blocks Broadcom’s Qualcomm takeover, citing national security concerns

This one is finally settled.

The seemingly never-ending saga of Broadcom‘s attempted takeover of Qualcomm has all-but-ended, as President Trump today issued an order that the deal will not be allowed to go through under the assertion that it would be a threat to U.S. national security. Broadcom is primarily a Singapore-based company, but operates globally. Qualcomm and Broadcom have been dancing around the details of a potential merger or takeover for several months, but in recent weeks had  [Read More…]

Trump blocks Broadcom’s takeover bid of Qualcomm

Broadcom made several attempts to purchase Qualcomm, but that appears to be in vain. President Trump officially blocked any possibility of a deal.

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Congressman request investigation into why Donald Trump is still using his Galaxy S3

Last month we told you that before his official inauguration, President Donald Trump traded in his unsecure Android device for a locked-down, secure device which was approved by the Secret Services. But as it turns out, President Trump continued to hold on to its trusty Android handset, which according to a body of evidence appears […]

Which Android phone does Donald Trump use?

POTUS’s ‘old, unsecure Android phone’ is probably a Samsung Galaxy S3.

The New York Times has reported that Donald Trump still tweets from the White House on his “old, unsecured Android phone, to the protests of some of his aides,” contradicting earlier reports that the president had turned in the handset in exchange for a “secure, encrypted device approved by the Secret Service.” It’s difficult to know with 100% certainty which Android device Trump currently uses to tweet (or  [Read More…]

Donald Trump says bye to his Galaxy phone, welcomes highly encrypted handset

Today Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. But before the ceremony, mister Trump made a stop to hand in his Android device, which was previously identified as a Galaxy phone. According to a report coming from the Associated Press, Trump exchanged his device for an unknown locked-down device

Punch the Trump: As bad as arguing about politics (review)

Presidential elections in the United States are a big deal. Every country in the world is closely looking at candidates and major events, and then offer special coverage in the much-awaited day. Without doubt, Donald Trump is the most controversial candidates I have seen. The fact that there’s a game that lets you beat him