Xiaomi added to US list of alleged Communist Chinese military companies

Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi has been added to a list of alleged Communist Chinese military companies by the United States Department of Defense.

“The Department is determined to highlight and counter the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) Military-Civil Fusion development strategy, which supports the modernisation goals of the People’s Liberation Army by ensuring its access to advanced technologies and expertise acquired and developed by even those PRC companies, universities, and research programs that appear to be civilian entities,” the department said in a statement.

The new list [PDF] contains eight other companies which are Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Luokong Technology, Beijing Zhongguancun Development Investment Center, Gowin Semiconductor, Grand China Aie, Global Tone Communication, China National Aviation Holding company, and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China.

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Source:  ZDNet