What exactly is Huawei? What you need to know.

Jun 10, 2019
Get yourself up to speed on the race to own 5G, surveillance concerns and the vast reach of this $100 billion company.
A reception area at the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province.
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American universities may be the target of espionage

The White House might consider banning Chinese citizens from doing sensitive research in the U.S.
A student walks near Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.
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Cayla, the connected doll, is a spy and must be destroyed

Apr 14, 2017
Parents who do not destroy the doll could face two years in jail and a fine of $26,500
Jayla, aged 4, plays with a 'My Friend Cayla' doll at Hamleys toy shop in London, England. The doll connects to smart devices using Bluetooth and can interact with users.
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Second theft of U.S. secrets likely won't hurt contractors

Oct 6, 2016
There'll be much scrutiny of the government's use of contractors, but we can't quit them now.
The seals of the U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency and the Central Security Service greet employees and visitors at the campus the three organizations share in Fort Meade, Maryland.
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UK government's internet plans spark snooping fears

Nov 6, 2015
The government wants customers phone and web records available for one year.

Encryption and privacy are priorities for tech firms

Sep 9, 2015
Microsoft, Apple fight in court to protect emails abroad and mobile devices.

Is the NSA monitoring foreign hard drives?

Feb 17, 2015
Security experts say the scope of the hack suggests a state actor.

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China and the U.S.: Who's spying on whom?

May 21, 2014
The New York Times' David Sanger on what government spies look for in 2014.

Reports: NSA spied on China telecom giant Huawei

Mar 24, 2014
Documents stolen by Edward Snowden reveal the NSA spied on Huawei

President Obama scales back NSA surveillance

Jan 17, 2014
In a speech today, President Obama spoke about changes to the NSA's programs. He called for an end to the NSA holding on to call data and aimed to find a balance.