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Huawei says 9-month revenue up despite U.S. pressure

Oct 16, 2019 - 6:27 PM

Huawei's revenues jump 24.4% on-year to 610.8 billion yuan ($86.2 billion) and its profit margin increased 8.7%, the company says

HUAWEI. 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. File photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Huawei Mate 30 series: Impressive new tricks, no Google apps

Sep 19, 2019 - 10:32 PM

The new Huawei flagships have great new hardware and features, but the event officially confirms that they won't come with Google apps

MATE 30 PRO. Screenshot from Huawei/YouTube


Watch the Huawei Mate 30 launch here

Sep 19, 2019 - 7:30 PM

It's the first Huawei flagship to not have a licensed version of the Android operating system

Screenshot from Huawei/YouTube


Expected specs, features: Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Sep 19, 2019 - 3:23 PM

Huawei unveils the Mate 30 phones today, September 19, at 8 pm, Philippine time

The Huawei logo appears on a Huawei portable wifi device in Beijing on June 29, 2019. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP


Huawei in public test as it unveils sanction-hit phone

Sep 19, 2019 - 11:58 AM

Huawei may offer its own app store in a preliminary version, setting itself up as a competitor to Apple and Google's own stores


Huawei eyes computer market as U.S. squeezes telecom business

Sep 18, 2019 - 4:08 PM

Huawei deputy chairman Ken Hu says 'incredible computing power' is going to be needed as the world turns to future technologies such as artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles

HUAWEI. 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

Canada's Justin Trudeau says China uses detentions as political tool

Sep 06, 2019 - 8:14 AM

The Canadian Prime Minister says: 'we need to figure out how to engage with them, but we also have to be clear-eyed about it, that China plays by a very different set of rules and principles than we do in the West'

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in his opening remarks during the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN)-Canada 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017, expresses his intent to remain a vital partner of the ASEAN for the years to come. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Huawei phone with same chipset as flagship P30 to retail for P18,990

Sep 03, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Like Xiaomi, Huawei releases a phone with a flagship chipset

NOVA 5T. Photo from Huawei


Huawei denies U.S. allegations of technology theft

Sep 03, 2019 - 1:27 PM

The new controversy involves Portuguese inventor Rui Pedro Oliveira, who claims Huawei met him and then essentially ripped off a design of his to produce the Huawei EnVizion 360 panoramic camera

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on July 8, 2018 a woman uses her mobile phone in front of a Huawei logo at Beijing International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. File photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Huawei Mate 30 may not launch with Google apps – report

Aug 29, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Google says the trade exemption doesn't apply to new products including the Mate 30

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Despite new HarmonyOS, Huawei intends to stick to Android for its phones

Aug 20, 2019 - 2:18 PM

Huawei says HarmonyOS is not necessarily an alternative to Android and iOS but one that's attempting to predict how consumers will be interacting with technologies years from now

Huawei dismisses new suspension of 'unjust' U.S. ban

Aug 20, 2019 - 12:58 PM

Huawei says the decision, 'made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has nothing to do with national security'

U.S. gives Huawei 90-day reprieve on ban

Aug 19, 2019 - 11:40 PM

'As we continue to urge consumers to transition away from Huawei's products, we recognize that more time is necessary to prevent any disruption,' says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on July 8, 2018, a woman uses her mobile phone in front of a Huawei logo at Beijing International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. File photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

In PH, Samsung, Apple edge out Huawei in mobile download speeds

Aug 16, 2019 - 4:28 PM

Opensignal studies how mobile phone quality can improve or degrade one's mobile network experience

China's online users lambast Huawei for Taiwan listing

Aug 14, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Chinese users complain about certain Huawei phone models adopting 'double standards' when referring to Taipei, the capital of Taiwan

Huawei launches first product sporting HarmonyOS

Aug 11, 2019 - 8:43 AM

The smart television marks the first use of HarmonyOS, chief executive George Zhao says

ON HARMONY OS. George Zhao, President of HONOR, a branch of Huawei, unveiled HONOR Vision Series, the world's first smart screen equipped with HarmonyOS during the Huawei developer conference in Dongguan, Guangdong province on August 10, 2019. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP

U.S. formalizes ban on govt contracts to China's Huawei, others

Aug 09, 2019 - 4:46 AM

The new rules are part of a sweeping effort by President Donald Trump's administration to restrict Huawei, which officials claim is linked to Chinese intelligence


4 Samsung Galaxy Note 10 alternatives for savvy phone fans

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:51 PM

Don't feel like breaking the bank for the new Galaxy Note 10? Here are some alternatives.

Huawei still number 2 smartphone seller despite U.S. sanctions

Aug 01, 2019 - 3:49 PM

The Chinese firm manages to boost its sales even as the overall market declined, remaining on the heels of sector leader Samsung and ahead of US-based Apple

Photo from Huawei


Huawei says revenue surges 23% in first half

Jul 30, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The US actions have created some 'disturbances' but overall it has been 'controllable,' said Liang Hua, Huawei's chairman

HUAWEI. People walk by the Huawei stand at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's biggest mobile fair, on February 26, 2018 in Barcelona. Photo by Pau Barrena / AFP


China accuses FedEx of 'holding up' Huawei parcels

Jul 26, 2019 - 3:25 PM

The ongoing tussle between the two firms comes as Beijing and Washington face off in a trade war in which both sides have exchanged steep tariffs on hundreds of billions of exports

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Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following U.S. sanctions

Jul 23, 2019 - 9:04 PM

The layoffs will come at the Chinese company's US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, which is incorporated in Texas, an email statement from Huawei says

Huawei planning major job cuts in U.S. – report

Jul 15, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The layoffs are expected at Huawei's US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, The Wall Street Journal reports

Monaco rolls out Huawei-built 5G network in European first

Jul 10, 2019 - 1:59 PM

For Huawei vice president Guo Ping, amid all the controversies, the rollout in Monaco represents a major opportunity despite the small size of territory covered

MONACO 5G. People attend an event to officially announce the achievement of full 5G coverage in Monaco on July 9, 2019. Photo by Valery Hache/AFP)


Trump move to ease Huawei sanctions sparks anger, confusion

Jul 02, 2019 - 3:12 PM

One possible compromise is to ease restrictions on Huawei's consumer business while keeping sanctions on telecom infrastructure, says Samm Sacks, a fellow at the New America foundation China Digital Economy project


Trump hints at softer stance on China's Huawei

Jun 29, 2019 - 7:13 PM

'US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei,' Trump says hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping

SOFTER STANCE? US President Donald Trump says US companies could sell equipment to Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

Huawei staff pair up with Chinese military on research

Jun 27, 2019 - 10:54 PM

Several research papers published since 2009 show Huawei employees have worked with researchers at different arms of the People's Liberation Army

U.S. chip firm says it can 'lawfully' sell some items to Huawei

Jun 26, 2019 - 12:43 PM

US semiconductor firm Micron Technology says it has resumed some sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei

HUAWEI. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


U.S. blocks more Chinese tech firms on national security concerns

Jun 22, 2019 - 4:28 PM

The notice targets Sugon – a prominent Chinese supercomputer manufacturer – along with three of its microchip subsidiaries and a computing institute owned by the People's Liberation Army

CHINESE TECH. Trade tensions between the world's top two economies have spilled over into the tech sector in recent months, with Trump's administration moving to essentially ban Chinese tech firm Huawei from the huge US market on security grounds. File photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Over 100 dealers to support Huawei, offering a special warranty program for Huawei devices

Jun 22, 2019 - 4:17 PM

This special program will ensure continued use of Google apps on Huawei devices

Huawei phone sales plunge, cutbacks planned as US pressure bites

Jun 17, 2019 - 6:48 PM

Huawei's founder says overseas smartphone sales have tumbled since the US last month threatened to blacklist the company


Huawei founder to cut production output by $30 billion in 2019-20

Jun 17, 2019 - 4:06 PM

Ren Zhengfei, who compares Huawei to damaged aircraft, expects the company to get back on its previous trajectory by 2021

REN ZHENGFEI. Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei gestures as he hosts a panel discussion on technology, markets and enterprise in Shenzhen on June 17, 2019. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

Huawei pushes back Mate X release date

Jun 16, 2019 - 2:55 PM

It’s now set to come out sometime in September of this year instead of June

MATE X. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


China probes FedEx after Huawei packages misrouted

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:06 PM

FedEx apologizes for the delivery mishap after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it is reviewing its ties with the package service over the incident

Beijing blames Canada for deteriorating ties

Jun 13, 2019 - 11:18 PM

'The current difficulties in China-Canada relations are entirely caused by Canada herself, and entire responsibility for it lies with the Canadian side,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

Huawei denies being bound by Chinese spy laws

Jun 11, 2019 - 1:36 PM

Huawei cybersecurity chief John Suffolk's appearance before the UK parliament's science and technology committee comes as Britain prepares to publish delayed policy guidelines for its 5G rollout

HUAWEI. The Huawei logo appears on a Huawei portable wifi device in Beijing on June 29, 2019. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China warns tech giants after U.S. Huawei ban – report

Jun 09, 2019 - 2:52 PM

The Chinese government summon executives from American firms Dell and Microsoft and South Korea's Samsung to warn them that any moves to ramp down their businesses in China may lead to retaliation

CONCERNS ABOUT HUAWEI. In this file photo taken on July 8, 2018 a woman uses her mobile phone in front of a Huawei logo at Beijing International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing. File photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Huawei turns to Africa to offset U.S. blacklist

Jun 09, 2019 - 2:29 PM

Huawei's presence in Africa goes far beyond selling smartphones and building mobile networks – it provides training at top universities, and offers 'smart city' services

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

Facebook suspends pre-installation of apps on Huawei phones – report

Jun 07, 2019 - 5:24 PM

Huawei phones that still have Play Store access will still be able to download the Facebook family of apps


Huawei signs deal to develop 5G in Russia

Jun 06, 2019 - 2:01 PM

Huawei signs a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year

Kremlin photo from Shutterstock


Huawei refutes report saying they’re slowing down smartphone production

Jun 04, 2019 - 5:33 PM

Anonymous sources say Huawei orders at Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn have been reduced but Huawei says 'global production levels are normal'

Photo from Huawei


Huawei to sell stake in undersea-cable unit

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:34 PM

The 51% stake in Huawei Marine Networks will be bought by Hengtong Optic-Electric, an optical-cable manufacturer based in eastern China's Jiangsu province

HUAWEI. The Huawei logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on February 26, 2019. Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP


China to investigate FedEx – state media

Jun 02, 2019 - 3:55 PM

The probe comes after FedEx apologized for misrouting some Huawei parcels

The FedEx office at the airport in Guangzhou, southern China's Guangdong province on March 23, 2009. A FedEx cargo plane en route from China crashed in high winds and exploded in a ball of flames on March 23 at Tokyo's Narita International Airport, killing both pilots, officials said. The pair, both US citizens, were the only two people aboard the American parcel delivery company's wide-body McDonnell Douglas MD-11, which was flying in from Guangzhou in southern China. CHINA OUT GETTY OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo by STR / AFP)

China to create blacklist of 'unreliable' foreign firms

May 31, 2019 - 6:47 PM

The Chinese move to create its own 'entity list' appears to be a way to pressure foreign companies to maintain commercial relations with Huawei

TRADE WAR. In this picture taken on May 30, 2019, people walk past Huawei advertising at Shenzhen-Bao'an international airport in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

Huawei a key beneficiary of China subsidies that U.S. wants ended

May 30, 2019 - 10:19 PM

With a trade dispute shining a spotlight on China's technological shortcomings, the Huawei subsidies are a window into the kind of measures Beijing may step up as trade negotiations founder

The Huawei logo appears on a Huawei portable wifi device in Beijing on June 29, 2019. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP)

Mahathir says Malaysia will use Huawei 'as much as possible'

May 30, 2019 - 1:43 PM

Mahathir Mohamad, speaking at a conference in Tokyo, acknowledges the security concerns regarding Huawei but says they would not deter Malaysia

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad delivers a speech during the 25th International Conference on the Future Of Asia in Tokyo on May 30, 2019. Photo by Charly Triballeau/AFP

[ANALYSIS] Huawei and the Shangri-La Dialogue

May 30, 2019 - 9:33 AM

The Pentagon sets its eyes on Beijing in a new Indo-Pacific security strategy that is expected to be unveiled at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, which begins Friday, May 31

Huawei asks U.S. court to throw out federal ban

May 29, 2019 - 11:01 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'The bill directly determines that Huawei is guilty and imposed a large number of restrictions on Huawei,' the firm's legal officer Song Liuping says

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'Don't be too optimistic': Huawei employees fret at U.S. ban

May 26, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Some Huawei employees express fears for their future amid the dispute with the United States

Huawei employees work at their store's showroom in Beijing on January 29, 2019. - Asian markets fell on January 29 as the charging of Chinese giant Huawei in the US cast a shadow over upcoming trade talks, while investors were also tracking a Wall Street sell-off fuelled by concerns corporate profits. (Photo by WANG ZHAO / AFP)

Trump says U.S.-China trade deal could include Huawei

May 24, 2019 - 7:56 AM

President Donald Trump says there is a 'good possibility' Washington will reach an agreement with Beijing to end the escalating trade conflict, and that 'it's possible that Huawei would be included in a trade deal'

HUAWEI. The Huawei logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 26, 2019. File photo by Pau Barrena/AFP