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Huawei not totally banned from France, says watchdog – report

Jul 06, 2020 - 11:43 AM

China's Huawei is not totally banned from France's next-generation 5G wireless market, but French operators using them will only get limited licenses

HUAWEI. A photograph shows the logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Huawei makes inroads in Britain with new R&D center

Jun 26, 2020 - 10:56 AM

Huawei's announcement of the research center comes in the middle of a UK government review of a contested decision to plug the firm's technology into Britain's speedy 5G data network

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on August 2, 2019 people walk past a Huawei logo during the Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP


Huawei loses out in Singapore 5G bid

Jun 25, 2020 - 2:53 PM

Nokia and Ericsson are chosen as Singapore's main 5G network providers

Trudeau slams 'political' detentions, after China spy charges

Jun 23, 2020 - 10:05 AM

'Basically he has been confined to a single cell this entire time. He has not gone outside. He has not seen a tree or had fresh air to breathe for 560 days,' says the wife of ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 17, 2020 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a news conference in Ottawa, Canada. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's administration on March 13, 2020 announced a slew of measures to combat the novel coronavirus and its impact, including recommendations against international travel and a Can$10 billion stimulus package. (Photo by Dave Chan / AFP)

China charges Canadians with spying, Ottawa 'disappointed'

Jun 19, 2020 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) The Supreme People's Procuratorate says it has begun the prosecution of ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor, who are 'suspected of foreign espionage' and 'providing state secrets'

CHARGED. This file picture taken on March 6, 2019 shows Louis Huang of Vancouver Freedom and Democracy for China holding photos of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, who are being detained by China, outside British Columbia Supreme Court, in Vancouver, as Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou appears in court. File photo by Jason Redmond/AFP

U.S. eases conditions for working with Huawei on 5G standards

Jun 17, 2020 - 9:16 AM

The US announces a new rule allowing companies to share technology with Huawei for the purpose of developing standards for 5G


Smart is now accepting pre-orders for the visionary Huawei P40 Series

Jun 16, 2020 - 5:25 PM

You can pre-order online or at any Smart Stores nationwide

Huawei Nova 7SE 5G: Specs, price in the Philippines

Jun 16, 2020 - 4:51 PM

It's currently the cheapest 5G phone in the Philippines

NOVA 7SE. Photo from Huawei


Proceedings to extradite Huawei's Meng Wanzhou to U.S. to go ahead

May 28, 2020 - 11:22 AM

The court ruling also dashes hopes for a quick mending of Canada-China relations, which soured following her arrest on a US warrant in 2018 during a stopover in Vancouver

MENG WANZHOU. Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei, walks down her driveway to her car as she departs her home for BC Supreme Court on May 27, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images/AFP


Huawei's ambitions unbowed despite U.S. pressure

May 21, 2020 - 4:06 PM

A US effort to block supplies of semiconductors to a company it views as a security risk has Huawei officials and staff speaking anew of a sense of 'crisis' on its huge campuses in and around Shenzhen

HUAWEI UNIVERSITY. This photo taken on May 19, 2020 shows an instructor leading newly-hired Huawei employees in a class at Huawei University in Dongguan in China's southern Guangdong province. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Huawei says 'survival' at stake after U.S. chip restrictions

May 18, 2020 - 5:03 PM

(UPDATED) Huawei says the tightening sanctions 'will have a serious impact on a wide number of global industries' by creating uncertainty in the chip sector and technology supply chains

HUAWEI. A photograph shows the logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Trump extends ban aimed at Huawei, ZTE to May 2021

May 14, 2020 - 3:16 PM

The order prevents US companies from using telecoms equipment made by companies that the government believes pose a national security risk

Proposed rule to allow U.S. to work with Huawei in 5G standards meetings – report

May 07, 2020 - 12:16 PM

A new rule drafted by the US Commerce Department will allow US companies and engineers to participate in 5G standards meetings in which Huawei is also a part of


China becomes world's top patent filer – U.N.

Apr 07, 2020 - 8:30 PM

In the main category – the Patent Cooperation Treaty – China topped the ranking for the first time, with 58,990 applications, overtaking the US which filed 57,840 applications

AI expert, medical professionals raise some concerns over Huawei diagnostic tool

Mar 31, 2020 - 8:11 PM

Radiologists and medical physicists ask for further examination of an AI-powered COVID-19 diagnostic tool

VIRUS. This photo shows the form of the novel coronavirus. Photo from Shutterstock


Huawei looks to partner with PH hospitals for AI-assisted coronavirus diagnosis

Mar 21, 2020 - 1:10 PM

Huawei asks CT scans to be uploaded on Huawei's cloud service for analysis

HUAWEI. A photograph shows the logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP


Huawei granted another 45 days to do business with U.S. companies

Mar 11, 2020 - 12:27 PM

The new provisional license expires on May 15. Prior to the extension, the previous license was set to expire on April 1.

HUAWEI. A photograph shows the logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Google asks for U.S. license to let it resume work with Huawei – report

Feb 27, 2020 - 2:50 PM

Google follows in Microsoft's footsteps

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Huawei announces new Windows laptops, 5G tablet with wireless charging

Feb 25, 2020 - 8:20 AM

The new laptops can be paired with 10th generation Intel processors while the new tablet comes with Huawei's flagship Kirin 990 5G chip

MATEBOOK PRO X


New Huawei Mate Xs foldable to be launched globally

Feb 25, 2020 - 7:48 AM

Huawei's foldable receives build improvements and a new processor

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Google warns against sideloading apps on 'uncertified' devices

Feb 24, 2020 - 4:58 PM

'Sideloading Google’s apps also carries a high risk of installing an app that has been altered or tampered with in ways that can compromise user security,' says the search giant

Huawei loses legal challenge against U.S. federal purchase ban

Feb 19, 2020 - 4:58 PM

Huawei says it is disappointed with the ruling and would 'continue to consider further legal options'

HUAWEI. A photograph shows the logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Trump threatens intelligence block over Huawei – U.S. diplomat

Feb 17, 2020 - 5:32 PM

Washington is pressing allies to ban Huawei, one of the world's largest tech firms, from next-generation 5G mobile data networks, saying it is a security risk.

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn upon his return to the White House in Washington, DC, on February 16, 2020. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

U.S. defense chief warns of Huawei 'threat' to NATO

Feb 15, 2020 - 8:47 PM

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says Huawei is the 'poster child' for China's 'nefarious strategy' to infiltrate and dominate crucial Western infrastructure

SECURITY THREAT? Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei beefs up its presence in Africa after the United States blacklisted it. Photo from Shutterstock

Huawei, Meng face new U.S. charges of trade secrets theft

Feb 14, 2020 - 10:10 AM

A US indictment unsealed in New York alleges Huawei and its proxies conspired 'to misappropriate intellectual property' from 6 US firms as part of a strategy to grow and become the world's largest telecom equipment maker

France says it won't bar Huawei from 5G network

Feb 13, 2020 - 6:21 PM

'There is no discrimination towards Huawei... No, Huawei will not be excluded from the 5G in France,' Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says

Buyer’s guide: January 2020 phones

Feb 10, 2020 - 4:51 PM

If a new premium flagship is what you’re after, you might have to wait a little longer

U.S. should buy control of Nokia, Ericsson to fight Huawei – attorney general

Feb 07, 2020 - 12:12 PM

The US has to move quickly to challenge Huawei's dominance in the unfolding, next-generation 5G communications market, says Bill Barr


Huawei flagship is first commercially available 5G phone in the Philippines

Feb 06, 2020 - 8:19 PM

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G is now available via Globe

KIRIN 990 5G. The chip powers the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G. Photo from Huawei


Huawei promises 'Made in Europe' 5G for EU

Feb 05, 2020 - 10:57 AM

Huawei says it plans to set up manufacturing hubs in Europe as part of its efforts to curb US pressure to prevent it from operating in the region

HUAWEI. A photograph shows the logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

U.S. says EU understands 5G risks but pushes on Huawei

Jan 31, 2020 - 12:07 PM

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo reiterates the US determination to bar Huawei and fellow Chinese company ZTE, saying both were 'subject to the direction of the Chinese Communist Party'

5G. A person poses holding a mobile telephone the camera showing a sign advertising 5G mobile telecommunication in a shop in London on January 28, 2020. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP


EU announces strict 5G rules, but no Huawei ban

Jan 30, 2020 - 12:51 PM

It recommends EU states avoid 'major dependency on a single supplier' and 'dependency on suppliers considered to be high risk'

HUAWEI. Illuminated Huawei and 5G signs are on display during the 10th Global mobile broadband forum hosted by Chinese tech giant Huawei in Zurich on October 15, 2019. Photo by Stefan Wermuth/AFP


LIST: Samsung, Huawei, OPPO, and Xiaomi flagship phones for 2020

Jan 25, 2020 - 8:30 AM

120Hz screens, 5G-readiness, 12GB RAM – check out what the decade's first batch of flagships is looking to offer

GALAXY S10. Last year's Samsung Galaxy S10 was the first Samsung to carry 5G functionality. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

UK 'to decide on Huawei 5G next week'

Jan 24, 2020 - 5:56 PM

A senior official says Britain has been using Huawei technology in its systems for the past 15 years. Banning Huawei entirely could also cost 'billions' of pounds and delay the rollout of 5G and full-fiber broadband.

HUAWEI. Illuminated Huawei and 5G signs are on display during the 10th Global mobile broadband forum hosted by Chinese tech giant Huawei in Zurich on October 15, 2019. File photo by Stefan Wermuth/AFP

Actors paid to protest for Huawei exec's release – reports

Jan 23, 2020 - 2:45 PM

Actors tell Canadian media that they were led to believe they were just extras in a movie

PROTESTERS. Supporters of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou stand outside the courthouse as she arrives at her court appearance on the first day of her extradition trial on January 20, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/AFP


Actors paid to protest for Huawei exec's release – media

Jan 23, 2020 - 10:12 AM

Some of the actors say they were paid Can$100 ($76) to Can$150 for two hours' work that they had understood to be as extras in a movie shoot

PAID ACTORS. Unwitting actors paid to appear as supporters of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou stand outside the courthouse on the first day of her extradition trial on January 20, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/AFP

Five things to know in the case of Huawei's Meng

Jan 21, 2020 - 4:04 PM

Key facts on the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, Meng Wanzhou, who's currently fighting extradition to the US

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on August 2, 2019 people walk past a Huawei logo during the Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP


Charges against Huawei exec 'fiction,' defense says at start of extradition hearing

Jan 21, 2020 - 3:31 PM

To secure Meng Wanzhou's freedom, the defense will have to convince the judge that the US charges would not stand up in Canada, and are politically motivated

WANZHOU. This courtroom sketch by Jane Wolsak and released to AFP by the artist shows Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou attending her extradition hearing in British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, British Columbia on January 20, 2020. Illustration by Jane Wolsak/AFP


Huawei executive goes to Canada court to fight U.S. extradition

Jan 20, 2020 - 4:02 PM

Meng Wanzhou must convince a Canadian judge the US charges – linked to alleged violations of US sanctions on Iran – would not stand up in Canada and are politically motivated

MENG WANZHOU. Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her house on her way to a court appearance on January 17, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/AFP

Go Huawei: UK PM challenges U.S. critics of China firm

Jan 15, 2020 - 11:44 AM

'Now, if people oppose one brand or another, then they have to tell us which is the alternative,' says Boris Johnson

JOHNSON. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to members of the media in the Great Hall inside Parliament Buildings, the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly, on the Stormont Estate in Belfast on January 13, 2020. Photo by Liam McBurney/AFP


MI5 dismisses UK-U.S. relationship fears over Huawei

Jan 13, 2020 - 10:34 PM

Asked if the intelligence-sharing relationship between the UK and US could be harmed by Huawei developing Britain's 5G, MI5 director general Andrew Parker says, 'I've no reason today to think that'

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on August 2, 2019 people walk past a Huawei logo during the Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. File photo by Fred Dufour/AFP

Huawei exec can be extradited to U.S., Canada attorney general says

Jan 11, 2020 - 1:24 PM

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who was originally detained on a US warrant in late 2018, faces an extradition hearing in Vancouver that begins on January 20

MENG WANZHOU. Huawei Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou, (center) leaves the British Columbia Supreme Court, in Vancouver with her security team on October 1, 2019. File photo by Don MacKinnon/AFP

Huawei says 'survival' top priority as sales fall short

Dec 31, 2019 - 11:07 AM

Huawei chairman Eric Xu says sales revenue for 2019 will likely reach US$121 billion, up roughly 18% from the previous year but still falls short of the previous forecast of US$125 billion

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on August 2, 2019 people walk past a Huawei logo during the Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP

Von der Leyen skeptical on Huawei in Europe – report

Dec 27, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Critics say Huawei is too close to Beijing and could by law be forced to hand over data to Chinese intelligence services

Visitors walk past the booth of Huawei promoting its P30 Pro smartphone at the international electronics and innovation fair IFA in Berlin on September 6, 2019. - Exhibitors from more than 100 countries will be presenting their latest products during the fair running from September 6 to 11, 2019. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP)

Sanctions-hit Huawei plans components plant in Europe

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:21 PM

'We are conducting a feasibility study to open a factory in Europe for this. The choice of country will depend on that study,' Huawei CEO Liang Hua says

HUAWEI'S CEO. Liang Hua, the Chinese CEO of Huawei, poses with a Huawei smartphone during a photo session on December 16, 2019 in Paris. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

Huawei wins contract to develop German 5G network

Dec 12, 2019 - 11:24 AM

Germany has so far defied pressure to exclude Huawei from taking part in the bidding process, insisting that it would set stringent security conditions

HUAWEI. Photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP


Huawei cancels new phone launch in Taiwan after China row

Dec 06, 2019 - 11:25 AM

The cancellations come after Taiwan last month suspended sales of 3 Huawei models that listed the self-ruled, democratic island as 'Taiwan, China' for timezones and contacts

HUAWEI WOES. Visitors walk past the booth of Huawei promoting its P30 Pro smartphone at the international electronics and innovation fair IFA in Berlin on September 6, 2019. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

We let a photographer test out Huawei’s most powerful camera to date

Dec 05, 2019 - 6:11 PM

Achieve your feed goals and stand out from the rest with Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Huawei to shift research from hostile U.S. to Canada – founder

Dec 04, 2019 - 10:05 AM

The company is also planning to manufacture 5G equipment outside China and build factories in Europe 'to win more trust,' says Ren Zhengfei

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on August 2, 2019 people walk past a Huawei logo during the Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP


Getting fit is no easy feat, but these Huawei wearables can help you achieve your goal

Nov 22, 2019 - 10:18 AM

Time to finally achieve those fitness goals for real!