Trump throws ZTE a lifeline, Apple faces keyboard lawsuitIn today's news, Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE gets a reprieve, Apple faces a lawsuit over faulty Macbook keyboards and NASA takes a helicopter to Mars.
This is cnet and hear the stories that matter right now. Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE may soon be back in business in the US. In April, the US Commerce Department banned US businesses from selling to the Chinese company. But in a tweet on sunday, US president Donald Trump said he was working with Chinese president Xi Jin Ping to get ZTE back into business fast, and the Commerce Department had been instructed to get it done. Apple is facing a lawsuit claiming customers who bought a Macbook with a new butterfly keyboard have faced the constant issue of non responsive keys. Apple introduced the design in 2015 replacing the traditional scissor mechanism under each key. But the lawsuit filed in California's US DIstrict Claims Apple must disclose the keyboard issues to customers. Apple did not comment on the suit [MUSIC] And finally NASA is sending a helicopter to bass. The autonomous rotorcraft is about the size of a softball with large blades that rotate ten times faster than a regular helicopter to help it fly in a thin notion atmosphere. After years of development, the helicopter is due to launch on NASA's Mars 2020 mission. [MUSIC] Stay up-to-date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play stores.