• U.S. lawmakers warn Canada to keep Huawei out of its 5G plans

    7 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    In a letter addressed to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio make a very public case that Canada should leave Chinese tech and telecom giant Huawei out of its plans to build a next-generation mobile network.
    “While Canada has strong telecommunication security safeguards in place, we have serious concerns that such safeguards are inadequate given what the United States and other allies know about Huawei,” the letter states. The senators warn Canada to “reconsider Huawei's inclusion in any aspect of Canada's 5G development, introduction, and...
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  • The Trump Administration's Tariffs On China Are Not Having The Desired Effect So Far

    7 days ago - By NPR

    China's trade surplus with the U.S. was up in September to a new high of $34.1 billion. Tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are not having the desired effect, at least not so far.
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  • U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.
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  • As Canada Legalizes Marijuana Next Week, Here's What U.S. Businesses and Investors Should Know

    8 days ago - By Business

    The idea of recreational marijuana available for citizens to purchase in Canada is attracting investors to marijuana producers, retailers and in technologies that are used to grow marijuana.
    As investing in marijuana receives increasing interest, it is important to understand the provincial laws surrounding marijuana according to each province and how those regulations will affect investors, including investors in the United States.
    Barriers to entry and provincial cross comparison
    As of now, recreational marijuana will become legalized across Canada next week on October 17, 2018. Although...
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  • U.S. lawmakers urge Canada to snub China's Huawei in telecoms

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Two leading U.S. lawmakers, both sharp critics of China, urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday to consider dropping China's Huawei Technologies from helping to build next-generation 5G telecommunications networks.
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