Chinese Technology giant Huawei Continues to Be involved in”a pattern of dubious tactics” to steal Tech from its rivals, Especially Apple’s China-based suppliers, The Information has Maintained.
Even though the theft of trade secrets is not anything new among tech firms, the new allegations from Huawei signify”a more brazen and complicated system of seeking out secret information”, stated the report on Monday.
According to the report, a Huawei engineer in charge of the smartwatch project tracked down a supplier which produces the heart rate sensor for Apple Watch that has approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The engineer arranged a meeting and contested the provider about the Apple Watch.
“The Huawei engineer attended the provider meeting four Huawei researchers in tow. The Huawei group spent the time pressing the provider for information about the Apple Watch.
“They had been trying their luck, but we would not tell them anything,” the supplier was quoted as saying.
According to the US Justice Department, Huawei is thought to have a formal programme which rewards employees for stealing info, such as bonuses that increase depending on the confidential value of the data gathered.
Both Huawei and Meng have denied the allegations.
A Huawei spokesperson replied to the report, saying that”In conducting research and development, Huawei workers must search and use publicly accessible information and respect third-party intellectual property each our business-conduct guidelines”.
Huawei also allegedly replicated a part of the MacBook Pro. The company built a connector for its MateBook Pro that was just like the one used in Apple’s MacBook Pro from 2016.