News of Note—Huawei fights back; ZTE monitor appointed and more

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Huawei lashed out against Australia's decision to prevent it from being able to sell 5G products in the country. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> Huawei criticized the Australian government for preventing it from being able to sell 5G products in the country. CNBC article

> Roscoe Howard, a former U.S. attorney in Washington, will lead a compliance team designed to help ensure that ZTE does not illegally sell products with American parts to Iran and other sanctioned countries. Reuters article

> TruConnect has acquired FreedomPop’s proprietary ETC acquisition platform. Release

> Google's parent company Alphabet is continuing its push for a presence in China with a new Waymo subsidiary, based in Shanghai. Engadget article

> Prosecutors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have recently asked a local judge to force a Louisiana State University student implicated in a fatal hazing case to give up the pass code to his cell phone. Ars Technica article

> Orange Poland is continuing with its 5G strategy most recently by working with network infrastructure vendor Nokia to test out a cloud-based radio access network. RCR Wireless article

> The Galaxy Note 9 is available in stores today—and there’s no disabling of Samsung’s virtual assistant Bixby. The Verge article

> Google Assistant is coming to LG ThinQ TVs in the U.K. and Canada. Engadget article