Moser Named as IAC Member

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Washington, DC) named Harry Moser, the founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, as a member of their new Investment Advisory Council (IAC) that will advise the Secretary of Commerce on how government policies and programs affect the United States’ ability to attract and facilitate business investment. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said, “The IAC will help further develop, adapt, and...

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Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but keeps Android for phones for now

Sijia Jiang andBrenda Goh for Reuters: Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm’s access to U.S. technologies such as Android. But Huawei said that for now it would stick to using Google’s Android for smartphones, and the new software will be gradually rolled out to support devices such as...

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License decision on shipments to Huawei could come next week: US Commerce Secretary

The US Commerce Department has decided to provide special licenses to interested suppliers to Huawei and the final decision on this matter expected to come by next week. Huawei retains second spot in the global smartphone market with an increased 17% share for Q2: SA Wilbur Ross, Secretary of U.S. Commerce said he expects a decision on the licenses will be “forthcoming” by the time he returns to the US from his foreign trips in the...

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The U.S. May Have Snubbed a Critical Dealmaker in China Trade Talks

Trying to follow the U.S.-China trade war and negotiations is like watching a fast-moving tennis game with the summer sun in your eyes. And the U.S. team may have just sent a ball hurling into the net. On Friday came a report on an attempt by China to schedule a call between Vice President Pence and Wang Qishan, vice president of the People’s Republic of China, according to multiple sources speaking to Bloomberg. A Pence spokesperson...

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White House to host Apple’s Tim Cook, other major CEOs, for workforce advisory meeting co-chaired by Ivanka Trump and Wilbur Ross

“The White House on Wednesday is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues,” David Shepardson reports for Reuters. “Last month, the White House said the chief executives of Apple Inc, Walmart Inc, IBM Corp, Lockheed Martin Corp, Siemens USA, Home Depot Inc, Visa Incand other major companies are joining a 25-member board, co-chaired by adviser Ivanka Trump and...