Huawei, a Chinese manufacturer of smartphones, recently sent a snapshot of some Apple product provider design materials. The Huawei engineer's note slightly prompted the supplier to "offer a design that you already have experience with," but the supplier did not play with a ball.
If it is not obvious that the meeting reflects many ways Huawei is alleged to have tried to copy and steal Apple's trade secrets – an effort that the US government has set out in detail in a series of criminal charges against the company, which was revealed last month. A new report today from The information adds to the mix, reporting details of meetings like the one above, and another involving a meeting between Huawei engineers working on a smart watch and component component vendors. Huawei's informants annoyed promises to make a big order from the vendor, while trying to clarify the specifications for the Apple Watch heart rate sensor. They asked the supplier to estimate how much such a sensor would cost, suggesting that some of Apple's products are running a crossover in the economy. "Huawei engineer attends Huawei's four supplier meeting," The Information report notes. "Huawei's team spent the next hour and a half pressing the supplier for details about Apple Watch," said the executive. "They were trying their luck, but we would not have told them anything," said the executive. Then, Huawei is silent. Macrumsors Meetings like this reflect Huawei's "model of questionable tactics" to try to evaluate technology from China based suppliers working for Apple. "According to a Huawei spokesman," the company said today, "the company is not wrong:" When conducting research and development, Huawei employees must search for and use publicly accessible information and respect the intellectual property of third parties. Check manuals. "
Huawei's Huawei Information Collection Program has led to incidents such as Huawei engineer, who is testing an Apple Watch supplier as well as Huawei, a copy component from MacBook Pro. Specifically, the company has built a MateBook Pro connector that is just like the one used by the Apple MacBook Pro in 201