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Huawei grins and bares it as it prays for a break

Chinese phonemaker Huawei is putting on a brave face, but its impasse won’t be solved until Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meet later this month

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

16th June, 2019

Huawei is happy to go starkers. Last week, the Chinese company, which makes phones along with a lot of other things, wanted to make that clear. “We stand naked in front of the world,” John Suffolk, its cybersecurity chief, told MPs in Britain. The charm offensive is well and truly on.

Suffolk’s testimony to the technology and science select committee was littered with references to how transparency would aid the tech giant, which...

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