Chinese tech is caught in between growing global suspicion of Big Tech and of Chinese government influence.
The Pixel 4a will be available August 20 after months of delay caused by supply problems triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and comes at a budget-friendly price compared to previous models.
The decision by the UK to break away from the Chinese 5G operator coincides with a strange decision in the Horn of Africa.
China slammed the US move, which came one day after the unveiling of a US indictment targeting two Chinese nationals for allegedly hacking hundreds of companies worldwide and seeking to steal virus vaccine research.
Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo calls on New Delhi to focus on local supply chains and reduce its dependence on Beijing for telecommunications and medical supplies.
Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo offers unsparing criticism of the Chinese Communist Party while visiting London and pledges to build a global alliance against Beijing.
The Trump administration also said the US will impose travel bans on employees of the Chinese technology giant Huawei and other Chinese companies the US believes is assisting governments in cracking down on human rights.
Washington has pushed allies to bar Huawei from building next-generation 5G mobile networks, claiming its equipment can be used to spy for Beijing.
The letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comes as Canadian senators called for sanctions on Chinese officials.
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in what was widely seen as a retaliatory measure against Canada after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's December 2018 arrest in Vancouver.
The US Commerce Department and other agencies signed off on the rule change, which is awaiting publication in the Federal Register.
The ruling, which could further deteriorate relations between Ottawa and Beijing, elicited immediate strong reaction from China's embassy in Canada.
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