Chinese computer research body to cut ties with division of U.S.-based IEEE

SHANGHAI: Beijing-based technology research group The China Computer Federation (CCF) is suspending communications with a U.S. based engineers’ association in the latest example of fallout from the U.S. embargo on phone maker Huawei Technologies. The CCF said on Thursday it would suspend dealings with the publications division of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a day after the latter confirmed it will bar Huawei staff from participating in certain aspects of the peer review process for its research papers. The conflict between the two organizations highlights how trade restrictions imposed on Huawei…

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Mobile network operator’s body GSMA considers crisis meeting over Huawei

The European Commission is weighing a de facto ban on Huawei’s 5G network equipment for next-generation mobile networks in the European Union due to security concerns, sources in Brussels have told Reuters. GSMA Director General Mats Granryd has written to members proposing to put the debate around Huawei onto the agenda of its next board meeting, a spokesman for the federation told Reuters on Saturday. (Source: File) Mobile communications industry body GSMA has proposed its members discuss the possibility that Chinese network vendor Huawei is excluded from key markets, amid concerns such…

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