WASHINGTON – The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) is reviewing an annual report on the number of IPR seizures that have raised the total estimated manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of the seized goods – had they been genuine – to $1.4 billion.
The U.S. government’s decision to add more of Huawei’s affiliates to a blacklist is “unjust” and “politically motivated” and will not help the country advance its technological leadership, the Chinese telecommunications giant said Tuesday.
When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 Systems experience financial trouble, it did what many struggling companies do to stay afloat and arranged to sell off a stake in the firm. But when Congress raised concerns, the Chinese buyer pulled out, waited for A123 Systems to file for bankruptcy, and purchased the assets at auction -- conveniently avoiding a national security review by U.S. government.
...In addition to the $200 million in self-reported possible overpayments, the inspector general’s latest semi-annual report cited $4 million in potential recoveries for reasons such as non-confirming or counterfeit parts, false certifications and theft of government property.
CRANE, Ind. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted its fifth annual Microelectronics Integrity Meeting (MIM) at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis Aug. 6-7. Five hundred professionals from across the country attended the event this year, including registrants from the Department of Defense (DoD), DoD contractors, academia, and industry.
As August recess gets underway for the House and the Senate, ML Strategies has prepared a summary of the status of this summer’s key cybersecurity issues. ML Strategies will continue to track these and other cybersecurity priorities before Congress and the Administration through August and beyond.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. government agencies will eventually need to replace thousands of pieces of Chinese telecommunications and surveillance equipment under a procurement ban kicking in next Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS — An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to conspiring to facilitate the illegal export of communications technology from the U.S. to her home country.
Any doubts that tariffs will be a long-term encumbrance on the electronics industry were all but dispelled as the U.S.-China trade war escalated in early August. President Trump has threatened to slap new 10 percent tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods; China allowed the value of its currency to drop, which makes its products cheaper on the world stage.
The continued push for thinner and lighter laptops has seen more of the components they use become non-removable. However, Toshiba is set to offer a tiny alternative to the soldered-down BGA SSDs that have become common by introducing a new storage form factor.