Huawei reportedly plans massive US layoffs


Huawei may be preparing to scale back its US operations.

Érika García / CNET

Huawei is planning major layoffs at its US research labs as it struggles under the weight of the Commerce Department blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Its Futurewei R&D subsidiary employs about 850 people in Texas, California and Washington state.

Huawei didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.