Huawei Is Trying to Solve a Hard Problem

How can it sell sensitive tech in the absence of trust?

The Economist
Aug 13 · 4 min read
Huawei’s sprawling ‘Ox Horn’ Research and Development campus on April 12, 2019 in Dongguan, near Shenzhen, China. Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

On balance, it seems implausible that a committee — let alone a committee run by grey-suited Communist Party commissars — could design anything as odd as the new research campus of Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant. Comprising 12 replica European “towns” spread across lush subtropical hills…

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