(Chinatopix via AP)In this April 18, 2007 photo, workers install the logo for ZTE, a leading Chinese communications company, on top of an office building in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Washington has imposed restrictions on the ability of one of China's biggest telecoms equipment makers, ZTE Corp., to use American components after concluding the state-owned company improperly exported U.S. technology to Iran. Sanctions that took effect Tuesday, March 8, 2016, were imposed after ZTE was found to be

Second stage of Chinese telecom ban producing unintended consequences

The ZTE, Huawei ban is proving challenging for vendors doing business in countries where China-built networks are almost literally the only way to connect…

Read more

DoD, Microsoft ask court to dismiss Amazon’s political bias claims in JEDI case

Lawyers for Microsoft and the government are asking a federal court to dismiss key portions of Amazon’s lawsuit over the Defense Department’s JEDI…

Read more
FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress abolishes DoD’s top management position without settling on alternative

The House-Senate compromise on this year’s NDAA eliminates the DoD chief management officer without offering an explanation, and punting to a future secretary…

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkNavy

Pentagon reports $5B in improper payments to civilian workforce

The newly-reported improper payments come a year after a similar testing overhaul flagged billions of dollars in potentially unsupportable payments in DoD’s military pay accounts.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts