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A manageable risk

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has said that the risk from using telecoms equipment supplied by Huawei is ‘manageable’.

Although this is only advice being proffered to the government as part of an ongoing review, these comments could put the UK at odds with its key allies.The US, Australia and New Zealand have accused Huawei of acting as a proxy for the Chinese government in order to spy on them – as a result, the US has restricted funding on buying ...

Illegal electronic waste

According to a new report that tracked shipments from 10 European countries over two years, the UK has been found to be the worst offender in Europe for illegally exporting toxic electronic waste to developing countries.

Is the US attempting to suppress Chinese tech companies?

Could the US be attempting to suppress Chinese tech companies? Well that’s the accusation that was thrown by a spokesperson for the Chinese government recently, and comes after US prosecutors were said to be investigating allegations that Huawei stole trade secrets from US businesses.

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Who gives a flick?

Two days ago, reports flooded in about the Facebook ‘flick’ – a new unit of time. ...

Tomorrow's technology?

One of the stock phrases which those commentating on the electronics industry often ...

Semi sales to pass $400bn

In 2002, seemingly back in the mists of time, a semiconductor industry executive ...