The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security this week imposed a $300 million fine on Seagate for violating U.S. export control restrictions. The storage company has admitted to shipping 7.4 million hard drives to Huawei in the 2020-2021 period, in direct violation of restrictions imposed by the U.S. government against the Chinese company in 2020. In response to those actions, the Bureau of Industry and Security has levied the largest standalone fine in the department's history against Seagate – one that will take Seagate several years to pay off. Back in 2019 – 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) added Huawei and virtually all of its subsidiaries to its Entity List and imposed export rules that...
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There hasn't been much in the way of mobile handset news out of CES 2013 this year, save some announcements by Huawei this morning. I didn't get a chance...5 by Brian Klug on 1/8/2013
We headed over to the Huawei booth to check out the Ascend D Quad and get some photos of the device and some physical impressions. The device includes Huawei's...6 by Brian Klug on 2/28/2012
We're at Huawei's press event where we just got to go hands on with the company's two new phones, both running Android Ice Cream Sandwich: the Huawei Ascend P1...3 by Brian Klug, Sarah Trainor on 1/9/2012