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Huawei loses legal challenge against US federal purchase ban

Washington has the right to block US federal agencies from buying products by Huawei on cybersecurity grounds, a judge has ruled, dismissing the Chinese telecom giant's legal challenge to a purchase ban. Huawei filed the suit nearly a year ago, claiming that Congress had failed...

US defence chief warns of Huawei ‘threat’ to NATO

by Damon WAKE Top US officials fired a fresh broadside at Huawei on Saturday, warning the Chinese tech giant posed a threat to NATO if allies allowed it to build new 5G communications networks. Washington has been pressing European allies hard to ban Huawei, one of...

Actors paid to protest for Huawei exec’s release: media

Protestors outside a Canadian courtroom pressing for the release of a senior Chinese telecommunications executive fighting extradition to the US were paid actors, they told local media. It was not clear, however, who footed the bill. A dozen men and women on Monday, at the start...

2019 saw new trends in the decade of smartphones

This has been the decade of the smartphone, with 2019 ushering in new smartphone trends (or reinvented old ones). While almost every manufacturer around the globe dipped its toes in the introduction of trendy smartphone technologies, the top smartphone innovations of the past year have...

Huawei CEO caught in airport carrying an Apple iPad

Looks like the top executive of Huawei is an Apple fanboy. Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei was recently photographed at an airport security checkpoint. The photo depicts Ren packing up his belongings, as the airport security officer inspects what appears to be Ren's Apple iPad. The photo...

Oops? Chinese flagship Huawei calls Taiwan a country, infuriates Chinese netizens

Angry Chinese citizens took to social media to rage against yet another corporate slight, but this time they boycotted their own home-grown brand. Screenshots of Huawei's P-series phones listing Taiwan as a separate country went viral on Weibo last Wednesday (Aug 14). The default language setting...

Huawei slammed by consumer watchdog after thousands disappointed by $54 National Day promo

Singapore—Huawei is receiving a lot of flak from its misguided promotion last weekend, wherein the Chinese tech giant advertised the sale of one of its phones for just $54, and limited stocks sent many consumers away angry and disappointed. Older consumers, we might add, since...

After Huawei S$54 phone fiasco, stores open on July 27 and S’poreans still try their luck

Singapore – Huawei made it to the news again on July 26 (Friday) for a fiasco surrounding promotions for a S$54 phone. With the upcoming National Day, retailers are banking on the occasion and introducing promotions to celebrate Singapore’s 54th anniversary. Huawei slashed prices on its...

Huawei customers can enjoy free cups of Partea for two weekends

Huawei customers can now redeem complimentary beverages from homegrown tea joint, Partea. To enjoy this offer, Huawei customers can head down to any of the Partea outlets island wide during the two weekends, the 5th and 12th July while stocks last. Partea's menu has close to...

Huawei overseas smartphone sales down 40 percent, says founder

The founder of Huawei said Monday that the embattled Chinese telecom giant's overseas smartphone sales had tumbled by 40 percent this year as it grapples with a US push to clip the company's wings. "Yes, (sales) have fallen 40 percent," Ren Zhengfei said when asked about media...