Biden Security Agencies Oppose Blacklisting Chinese Govt Tech Firm.

America’s security agencies under President Joe Biden are opposing the blacklisting of a spin-off firm of the Chinese Communist Party-linked telecommunications firm Huawei. ‘Honor’ – which was sold by Huawei last November to skirt Trump-era sanctions – still retains links to the Chinese Communist Party, as the Shenzhen city government was one of several involved in the consortium that purchased the firm. The primary purchaser in the $15 billion deal, Digital China, retains ties to Huawei through its partnerships with programs such as cloud computing. Despite these ties, “key security agencies are divided over whether to place Huawei’s former smartphone company on

Microsoft Partners With Chinese Military-Linked Huawei Spinoff.

Microsoft – which has been facing a series of masssive hacks from the Chinese Communist Party – partnered with the tech firm Honor, a company recently spun off from the Chinese military-linked firm Huawei. Microsoft is providing Honor’s laptops, such as the MagicBook Pro, with its Windows 10 operating system. The December 2020 partnership was announced just one month after Honor was spun-off of Huawei, a Chinese Communist Party-linked telecommunications company heavily sanctioned by the Trump administration. Labeled a “national security threat” and Chinese military collaborator by the U.S. Department of Defense, Huawei routinely provides the Chinese Communist Party backdoor access to