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Huawei facing US criminal probe for stealing trade secrets - report

Thursday 17 January 2019 | 09:40 CET | News
US federal prosecutors are investigating whether Huawei allegedly stole trade secrets from partners including T-Mobile, according to unnamed sources cited by the Wall Street Journal. The probe is reportedly at an "advanced stage" and is in part spurred by Huawei's actions surrounding a T-Mobile smartphone testing tool known as "Tappy." Back in 2014, T-Mobile sued Huawei for allegedly gaining access to a company lab outside of Seattle and taking unauthorised photos of the robotic smartphone testing device. In 2017 a court awarded T-Mobile USD 4.8 million after it found Huawei breached its

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Countries: United States
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