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Huawei Technologies loses trade secrets case against U.S. chip designer

Jun 26 2019

A U.S. jury on Wednesday cleared California semiconductor designer CNEX Labs Inc of stealing trade secrets from Chinese electronics giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd while awarding CNEX no damages on its own trade theft claims.

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations

Jun 03 2019

Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior.

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations

Jun 03 2019

Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior.

Chevron profit falls 27 percent on lower oil prices, Anadarko deal in focus

Apr 26 2019

HOUSTON Chevron Corp's first-quarter profit fell 27 percent from a year earlier due to lower crude oil prices and weaker margins in its refining and chemicals businesses, but topped forecasts and signalled it is committed to buying smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

Mar 22 2019

HOUSTON A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day that spilled chemicals and halted ship traffic in the nation's busiest oil port.

Houston suburbs lift travel restrictions imposed after petrochemical fire

Mar 21 2019

HOUSTON Two Houston-area cities told residents to stay indoors and closed schools on Thursday due to air pollution from a petrochemical plant fire, then lifted the travel restrictions after airborne levels of the chemicals abated.

Petrochemical blaze near Houston extinguished, company says

Mar 20 2019

HOUSTON Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days, the company said. | Video

Exclusive: Pompeo to meet oil executives, push U.S. crude exports, Iran policy - sources

Mar 12 2019

HOUSTON U.S. Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo will meet with top oil executives before he addresses a conference on Tuesday, seeking to get them to help the administration's effort to boost crude exports to Asia and to support its policy of isolating Iran, according to three people at two companies briefed on the agenda.

Exclusive: Pompeo to meet oil executives, push U.S. crude exports, Iran policy - sources

Mar 12 2019

HOUSTON U.S. Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo will meet with top oil executives before he addresses a conference on Tuesday, seeking to get them to help the administration's effort to boost crude exports to Asia and to support its policy of isolating Iran, according to three people at two companies briefed on the agenda.

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Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation

Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehran.