Tag: huawei

People lined up the night before to be Singapore’s first owners of Huawei’s P30 Series that sold out by noon on launch day.

Singapore – On Apr 6, 2019 (Sat), Huawei’s P30 Series made its debut sale at VivoCity. There were hundreds already in line from as early as 9 pm the night before. By noon the following day, the smartphones were sold out. The P30 Series had...

China firmly against extradition of Huawei Tech’s CFO

Toronto—China expressed that it "deplores and firmly opposes” measures from Canada to extradite the CFO of Huawei Technologies, Meng Wanzhou. The lawsuit claims that Ms Meng was detained, searched and interrogated before she was informed that she was being arrested. The government of Canada announced on...

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says, “US does not represent the world”

In a rare media interview with the BBC, Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Huawei, made strong statements about the future of the Chinese telecommunications giant as well as the arrest of his daughter, which he called a “politically motivated act” by the United States. First,...

Huawei plans to showcase artificial intelligence features at upcoming Mobile World Congress amidst security scrutiny

Huawei made headlines again, as it showcased the use of artificial intelligence in completing Schubert’s Symphony no. 8 in publicity for the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The telecom giant is set to release its first foldable 5G smartphone and to showcase 5G...

As US proceeds with extradition of Huawei CFO, China threatens retaliatory action

Officials from the United States confirmed plans on Tuesday, January 22, to proceed with the extradition of Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei and daughter of owner Ren Zhengfei, who was arrested in Canada on December 1, 2018. A statement from the US...

Huawei founder finally speaks out: Ren Zhengfei denies spying charges, calls Trump ‘a great president’

For the first time since the arrest of Huawei’s CFO and daughter of owner Meng Wanzhou last December, the company’s founder has finally spoken up. For the first time since 2015, Meng’s father Ren Zhengfei has opened up to the media, denying that charges...

Chinese ambassador accuses Canada of “Western egotism” and “white supremacy” in connection with Huawei CFO case

Lu Shaye, the ambassador of China to Canada, wrote an op-ed piece in the Ottawa-based Hill Times newspaper on January 9, Wednesday, accusing Canada of “Western egotism” and “white supremacy” in how it reacted to the detention of two Canadians in China after Huawei’s Chief...

Ouch! Huawei punishes 2 employees who used iPhones for official greetings on Twitter

Even if 2018 was not that great of a year for tech giant Apple, since it’s faced stiff competition from Chinese smartphone makers Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi and OnePlus—employees of rivals seem to keep using iPhones anyway. But, if any tech company is the winner...

What’s next for beleaguered smartphone giant Huawei?

The chairman of Huawei spoke to reporters in Shenzhen, China on December 19, claiming that the second-biggest smartphone company in the world is actually a victim of “ideology and geopolitics.” Speaking to reporters from Asia, Europe, and the United States for the first time at...

An embargo on Huawei will severely disrupt global supply chains – analysts

In the wake of Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou's arrest on December 1, as requested by the United States (along with her extradition), relationships with China are looking to be strained. The arrest, along with intentions to ban the the technology giant from some markets,...