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China's telecom equipment giant Huawei is laying off workers from its US subsidiary future way and one employee told Reuters the target was to remove seventy percent of the eight hundred fifty staffers I'm writers J. nine he leave here at while way and future ways Silicon Valley office the layoffs come about two months after the U. S. government put away on a train blacklist making it legal for its US subsidiary to transfer any sensitive technologies to its parent in China because the blacklist restricts while way from purchasing products from U. S. tech companies future way with set up in part to work closely with U. S. universities and researchers while there was still no official announcement from Wall way on the layoffs and the company declined to comment some people were already packing up I can't comment , I don't waste time and this man who was laid off said he was told the announcement would come tomorrow an employee who had details of the layoffs told Reuters the list for layoffs came directly from always headquarters in China and aims to eliminate any open source projects projects related to near term quality products and any research and development in critical technology that employee said since while way was put on the trade blacklist work at future way had basically come to a standstill