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Trump extends trade ban on Huawei and ZTE through May 2021

Huawei won’t be able to launch new phones with Google services for at least another year.

What you need to know President Donald Trump has extended his executive order that bans U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms that pose a national security risk. The extension means Huawei and ZTE will not be able to sell their telecommunications equipment in the U.S. or trade with American firms until May 2021. Huawei’s Android license will also  [Read More…]

Pokémon HOME: How to trade Pokémon with other players on Android devices

You might just get some rare or shiny Pokémon while trading in Pokémon HOME.

After you’ve transferred your Pokemon over to Pokémon HOME from your 3DS or Nintendo Switch, the real fun can begin. Grand Oak wants you to complete the Pokémon HOME Pokédex, and one of the best ways to do that is to trade with other players. If nothing else, you might get lucky and receive a rare or shiny Pokémon via trade. There are  [Read More…]

U.S. DOJ indicts Huawei for racketeering and stealing trade secrets

Huawei is also being dinged for allegedly trading with North Korea and Iran.

What you need to know Huawei has been indicted for racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets by the U.S. DOJ. The firm reportedly offered bonuses for employees who could steal secrets from competitors. This marks a significant escalation in the U.S. government’s campaign against the Chinese firm.

The U.S. Department of Justice today charged the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and its subsidiaries with  [Read More…]

Decade in review: HDR+ made smartphone cameras tools of the trade

It’s made it not only possible, but at times preferable for me to use the camera that’s in my pocket rather than the more expensive and elaborate camera in my bag.

Google Google Home & Google Assistant Moto X Roku Chromecast & Google Cast HDR+ Samsung Galaxy S7 Alexa & Amazon Echo HTC One M7 Robot Vacuums Google Cardboard Google Wifi Apple Apple across the decade Rene Ritchie’s product of the decade The iPad  [Read More…]

A trade deal with China won’t affect Huawei’s Entity List status — for now

What you need to know New tariffs on consumer goods from China will not go into effect Sunday. A preliminary “phase one” trade deal with China has been reached. This deal nothing to do with Huawei’s Entity List status.

Sources at media outlets like CNBC and the Wall Street Journal say that a new agreement that would offset of halt the upcoming tariffs on specific consumer goods from China has been accepted by both Washington and Beijing.

The  [Read More…]

A bipartisan block of 15 senators is opposing new trade licenses for Huawei

The licenses relate to ‘non-essential’ goods.

What you need to know The Commerce Department started issuing its responses to over 290 requests from U.S. firms for licenses to trade with Huawei this Wednesday. A day later, a group of senators has written to President Trump to stop the issuance of these licenses. The group includes Chuck Schumer, Tom Cotton, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Rick Scott, among others.

Just as it seemed Huawei execs had finally claimed  [Read More…]

U.S. companies will soon start receiving licenses to trade with Huawei

It may soon be able to add Google services to its phones.

What you need to know The U.S. government announced its intent to allow some companies to resume supplies of ‘non-sensitive’ tech to Huawei earlier this month. It has now finally gotten around to making decisions on those requests. The department has received over 290 such requests from different firms.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to the Fox Business Network (via Reuters) that his department has  [Read More…]

U.S. may delay Huawei trade ban for another six months

An extension will make it possible for U.S. companies to do “some transactions” with Huawei.

What you need to know As per a new report, the Commerce Department may soon grant a six-month reprieve that will allow U.S. firms to do business with Huawei. The current temporary general license, which was granted in August, is set to expire on November 18. U.S. firms are expected to receive licenses to trade with Huawei “very shortly.”

Commerce Secretary Wilbur  [Read More…]

U.S. companies will be granted licenses to trade with Huawei “very shortly”

U.S. tech companies will finally be able to legally resume shipments of ‘non-sensitive’ components to Huawei.

What you need to know U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has said that U.S. companies will “very shortly” receive licenses that will allow them to sell components to Huawei. Ross also revealed that the U.S. government received a total of 206 license applications. A “phase one” trade deal between the U.S. and China is expected to be announced this month.

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Sonos offers 30% off new speakers with its new Trade Up program

Must trade in an eligible Sonos speaker.

What you need to know Sonos has a new Trade Up program which will give you 30% off for trading in an old Sonos speaker. Eligible products for trade-in include the Connect, Connect:Amp, ZP80, ZP90, ZP100, ZP120, and the first generation Play:5. After trading in your old Sonos device, it will enter a recycling mode after 21 days — scrubbing your personal information and allowing you to safely send it  [Read More…]