Up-and-coming hardware designer and phone maker Huawei has been making a name for itself of late. But expanding into the U.S. market hasn't been easy.
The company was dogged all year by accusations that some of its employees might actually be spies for the Chinese government. Huawei issued several statements to the contrary. And after 18 months of investigations, ato this effect.
But even if that report turns out to be true, some in Congress weren't satisfied. Regardless of whether there are currently spies working at Huawei and fellow Chinese telecommunications maker ZTE, neither company was able to convince the U.S. House Intelligence Committee that they could not possibly be persuaded by the Chinese government to aid its espionage efforts if enlisted to do so. The committee, therefore, issued a report in Octobermade by Huawei or ZTE.
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