China pressures Apple in trade war with US through media commentary

The column in People’s Daily suggests that Apple pay up in China if trade relations with the United States continue slumping.

US places tech tariff on China, but smartphones are not affected

Donald Trump ordered the tariffs citing “unfair practices” in intellectual property use. Mobile technology is not directly affected in the new levies.

Trump to fight Senate to protect ZTE access to US products

The Defense Department’s budget for the next year, as the senate has it written, will prevent ZTE from sourcing parts from US contractors.

ZTE imports ban won’t be lifted until it pays $1.4 billion in penalties

That’s $1 billion straight to the US Commerce Department and another $400 million lodged with an American escrow account.

US-China trade talks closing in on tariff lifts, ZTE relief

The Chinese tech manufacturer seems to be headed back into business if the United States and Chinese trade delegations keep on track.

President Trump tweets about helping ZTE “get back into business, fast”

Trump said that he’s working with Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping to prevent “too many jobs in China” from being lost. ZTE is under an imports ban from the Commerce Department.