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U.S. probes Huawei over alleged trade-secret thefts

Jan 17, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

U.S. prosecutors have launched another criminal investigation of China's Huawei Technologies - for stealing American trade secrets - as the United States campaigns to persuade allies such as Canada and Britain to ban the telecom-equipment maker's gear from next-generation 5G networks.

The question of whether Huawei as China's flagship tech company can be trusted lies at the heart of decisions by the United States and a growing list of allies, including Australia and New Zealand, to bar Hua...