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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

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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!

U.S. authorizes 'several' firms to sell to Huawei amid sanctions

Nov 21, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The US Commerce Department grants 'narrow licenses to authorize limited and specific activities which do not pose a significant risk to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States'

HUAWEI. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP


U.S. extends license for businesses to work with Huawei by 90 days

Nov 19, 2019 - 11:20 AM

(UPDATED) Huawei says the extension does nothing to alter the company's view that Washington has treated it unfairly, and continues to call for its removal from a foreign technology blacklist

HUAWEI. The United States on November 18, 2019 granted another 90 days for companies to cease doing business with China's telecoms giant Huawei, saying this would allow service providers to continue to serve rural areas. Photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP


Taiwan halts sales of 3 Huawei phones in wording row

Nov 14, 2019 - 3:17 PM

The Huawei P30, P30 pro, and Nova 5T models list 'Taiwan, China' under its timezones and contacts. How Taiwan is described is a hugely sensitive political issue.

HUAWEI P30. Three of Huawei's latest phones figure in a dispute. image from Huawei.

Huawei pushes 5G in Southeast Asia, brushing off 'tech war' with U.S.

Nov 03, 2019 - 3:53 PM

Thailand and the Philippines have shrugged off cybersecurity warnings in a rush to exploit the ultra-fast 5G network promised by China's biggest smartphone maker, while Vietnam has edged away from Huawei

HUAWEI 5G. 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

Smartphone sales see modest rebound after 2-year slump – survey

Nov 01, 2019 - 10:20 AM

Strong pricing competition, larger screens, and 5G connectivity are said to be among reasons for the recovery

SMARTPHONES. Samsung phones on display during the Samsung Unpacked event on February 20, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP


Huawei Mate 30: Specs, features, and price in the Philippines

Oct 29, 2019 - 7:09 PM

It retails for P34,990

MATE 30. Photo from Huawei website


Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Specs, features, and price in the Philippines

Oct 25, 2019 - 8:23 PM

Learn more about the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, including pricing and available colors here

HUAWEI'S MATE 30 PRO The Mate 30 Pro's colors and material choices are shown at the Mate 30 event, Thursday, September 19. Screenshot from Huawei/YouTube

China talks up tech prowess in face of U.S. rivalry

Oct 20, 2019 - 10:50 PM

The head of the Communist Party of China's propaganda department says Beijing seeks to be a 'great power' in cyberspace

People take photos in an installation called A-Museum during the 6th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen town in the city of Tongxiang in Zhejiang province on October 20, 2019 (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP)

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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