Policy

Apple Asks Trump for Tariff Exemptions on Mac Pro
July 24, 2019 at 8:40 am

Less than a month after announcing it would move Mac Pro production and assembly from Texas to China, Apple has asked the Trump administration to exempt components needed to build the high-end PC from import tariffs.

Windows Gets Caught Up in U.S.-China Trade Tiff
May 31, 2019 at 11:43 am

In the ongoing back and for between the U.S. and China, the Chinese government is taking aim at the Windows operating system, seemingly in response to the U.S.'s ban on Huawei.

U.S. Blacklists Huawei in Escalating Trade Tension with China
May 16, 2019 at 11:30 am

Despite the feeling that Huawei had already been blacklisted by the U.S. government, President Trump and the Commerce Department made several moves to up the pressure even further—all part of the U.S.'s escalating trade war with China.

Office Depot to Pay $35 Million for PC Malware Scam
March 29, 2019 at 10:17 am

The Federal Trade Commision has ordered Office Depot and a software service provider to fork over $35 million to settle a complaint that the companies used misleading software to get consumers to pay for PC repair services.

Huawei Hits Back Against U.S. Government Ban
March 7, 2019 at 11:19 am

After months of taking heat from the U.S. government and security officials, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has decided to strike back, filing a lawsuit against Congress's ban against its products.

An FBI Sting Op Targeted Huawei at CES 2019
February 5, 2019 at 10:16 am

Details of an FBI sting operation against Huawei at CES 2019 have been unveiled. Chalk it up as the latest chapter in a souring relationship between the U.S. and Chinese tech firms.