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Huawei delays sale of Mate 30 smartphones in Europe as trade ban bars access to Google apps, services

Huawei Technologies will delay sales of its newly launched Mate 30 smartphone series in Europe, the company’s biggest market outside China, because the handsets have no access to Google apps and services under a US trade ban.The new flagship line – comprising 4G and 5G versions of the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro – will start pre-orders in mainland China next week and will be available in Southeast Asia sometime next month, according to a Huawei spokesman late on Thursday after the product’s… Source link

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Huawei expects talks with US to form part of trade deal with China

The US government will need to agree to talks with Huawei Technologies as part of a future trade deal with China, according to a senior executive of the world’s biggest telecommunications equipment supplier.Huawei has become a focal point for US-China trade tensions and is regarded by some as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.Washington’s decision to stop the Shenzhen-based company buying American technology has cut it off from vital components, such as Qualcomm chipsets and Google’s… Source link

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Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei unfair and un-American, Microsoft president says

The Trump administration’s trade ban on Huawei Technologies is unfair and un-American, a senior Microsoft Corp executive said, as the international operations of the world’s leading hi-tech companies are caught in the cross hairs of the escalating US-China trade war.Huawei’s blacklisting, which restricts the world’s largest telecommunications equipment supplier from buying US technologies over security concerns, should not have been made “without a sound basis in fact, logic, and the rule of… Source link

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Huawei launches the Nova 5T, its $598 camera powerhouse (still) running on Android, Digital, Singapore News

Let’s get this out of the way first — Huawei’s newly released phone is running on Android. Yes, the world’s No. 2 smartphone maker might not be able to promise licensed Google apps (like Gmail, Maps, YouTube) for its upcoming Mate 30 flagship, but you’ll face no such issues with the Nova 5T.  The Chinese tech firm today (Sept 5) launched the latest iteration of its Nova series, which according to the marketing spiel, is considered a “junior flagship” phone, sitting somewhere between midrange and premium.  Further PR rigmarole reveals that…

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Huawei denies new tech theft claim and accuses the US of trying to disrupt the company

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies on Tuesday denied a new allegation of patent theft from a Portuguese inventor while accusing the US government of trying to “coerce” its employees to turn against it.Last Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that the US Department of Justice had investigated Huawei in connection with a theft of smartphone-camera patents alleged by a Portuguese inventor, Rui Pedro Oliveira.In its Tuesday statement, Huawei said “these allegations are false”, adding… Source link

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Huawei, ZTE expand share in global telecoms gear, but all eyes are on the second half amid trade tensions

Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp have expanded their market share in the global telecommunications equipment market in the first half of this year, despite increased scrutiny about the security of their products and increased tensions in the US-China trade war.Shenzhen-based Huawei, the world’s largest telecoms gear supplier, saw its global share reach 28.1 per cent at the end of June, up from about 27 per cent at the end of December, according to a report on Thursday by California-based Dell… Source link

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Sheng Siong urges shoppers not to believe scam message about winning a Huawei P30, Digital, Singapore News

If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.  Sorry to burst your bubble, but that text message you received from “ShengSiong” about winning a Huawei P30 smartphone? It ain’t real, chief. Yesterday, the National Crime Prevention Council sounded off an alert about a scam message that has been making rounds recently, sent by a “ShengSiong”. The real Sheng Siong supermarket chain, however, has nothing to do with the “August Draw” that the message recipient was said to have taken part in. Imagine the further confusion if you’re not a Sheng Siong shopper.  Received…

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China adds Huawei, Hikvision to expanded ‘national team’ spearheading country’s AI efforts

China has named Huawei Technologies and Hikvision Digital Technology as new national champions in artificial intelligence (AI), among the latest batch of companies tasked to spearhead efforts in that field.Shenzhen-based Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment supplier, will take the lead in the research on AI infrastructure and software. Surveillance systems giant Hikvision will cover initiatives related to video perception.The other new national AI champions introduced on… Source link

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Huawei said to delay 5G Mate 30 smartphone sales overseas because of US trade ban

Huawei Technologies, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor, may delay overseas sales of its upcoming 5G Mate 30 series smartphones for lack of access to Google services under the US trade ban, according to people familiar with the matter.While the new handsets will continue to run on the Android operating system, the US trade ban on Huawei will prevent the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant from selling these high-end devices with popular Google mobile services, such as Google… Source link

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How a Chinese accountant turned a dying state-owned factory into world’s No 1 display maker supplying Apple, Huawei

Wang Dongsheng was 35 when he pooled money with his colleagues to take over the state-owned vacuum-tube factory that they worked at. That was 1993, when Beijing Electronic Factory, first set up in the 1950s with help from the former Soviet Union, found itself teetering on bankruptcy after being unable to compete as the economy began to open up under the reforms initiated by the late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.Fast-forward to 2019 and the reborn BOE Technology Group has a market valuation of… Source link

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