China will react if Washington imposes new Huawei curbs
Photo:Screenshot of Huawei online event on March 26, 2020If the US government arbitrarily changes the rules of the market, the Chinese government will not remain idle and just watch Huawei put on the chopping board, as it will have no other choice but to take similar countermeasures against US firms, a Huawei executive told the Global Times on Tuesday."Why China could not ban US produced 5G chips, smartphones and other smart terminals containing 5G chips in China market based on the same cybersecurity reasons?"asked Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu.Even if the US bans TSMC from supplying Huawe...
Huawei posts strong growth but warns 'most difficult year' ahead
Shanghai (AFP) - Huawei said Tuesday it had sustained solid growth in its global businesses in 2019 despite a US campaign to isolate the Chinese tech giant, but warned of its "most difficult year" ahead.The stark warning came as a result of stringent US sanctions, with their impact worsened by the fallout from the deadly coronavirus pandemic.Huawei -- the world's top supplier of telecom networking equipment and number-two smartphone maker behind Samsung -- said group revenue expanded 19.1 percent last year to 858 billion yuan ($120 billion), a nearly identical growth rate to that seen in 2018....
China's Huawei reports record sales for 2019 despite row with U.S.
Chinese telecom-equipment giant Huawei Technologies Co. on Tuesday reported record sales and net profits for 2019, despite U.S. attempts to exclude the company from government contracts on grounds of security concerns.Huawei, a leader in next-generation 5G mobile communications networks, said its sales soared 19.1 percent to 858.8 billion yuan ($121.00 billion) and net profits rose 5.6 percent to 62.7 billion yuan last year on the back of its robust smartphone business.Some analysts, however, say Huawei's corporate performance may deteriorate ahead, as the Chinese economy is expected to face a...
Huawei joins list of donors to New York amid pandemic
As the coronavirus outbreak intensifies in the US epicenter of New York, the state is getting a much needed boost from a number of companies and celebrities, including Chinese telecom giant Huawei and former New York Knicks basketball star Stephon Marbury."New York is fighting a war against this virus and we need all the help we can get," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote on Twitter on March 26, before publicly sharing his appreciation, tweeting a thank you to "@Huawei for N-95 masks, isolation gowns, medical goggles and gloves".Cuomo's office published a list of donations from a number of ...
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Huawei Azerbaijan supports Heydar Aliyev Foundation to combat coronavirus
By TrendHuawei Azerbaijan has supported the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in fight against coronavirus, Trendreports on March 28.Reportedly, as a part of the project aimed at supporting measures related to the special quarantine regime, protective and preventive equipment against this virus was brought to Azerbaijan, including medical masks, sterile gloves, sealed and sweat-proof glasses to protect the mucous membrane of the eye, as well as disposable protective suits.The mentioned special protective equipment items were distributed by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation to Azerbaijan’s Management Union o...
Washington’s Huawei indecision shows company’s strength: analysts
The logo of China's tech giant Huawei. Photo: XinhuaThe US decided to prolong the public comment period on Huawei's proposed license extension, displaying the importance of the Chinese tech giant to US businesses amid the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, industry analysts said.Insiders said the move also showed the US has realized it needs Huawei's telecom equipment, though it is now mainly used in the rural areas, to keep the internet running smoothly while the pandemic has confined most to stay home and work online.On Wednesday, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) under the US Department o...
Huawei unveils its latest smartphone series
By Ma Si | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-03-27 00:16Huawei Technologies Co unveiled its latest high-end smartphone P40 series on Thursday in Paris via an online-only launch, as the Chinese tech giant aims to lure more consumers with cutting-edge photo-taking features.The move came as Huawei is working to maintain the growth momentum of its smartphone business, despite the US government's restrictions and the COVID-19 outbreak.Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, said the new handsets, specifically, the P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro Plus, come with flagship features, including...
CORRECTION - Huawei flagship phone goes Google-free
[*ORRECTS para five to say Huawei was the second largest smartphone-maker last year* Huawei drove into its post-Google era Thursday with a flagship smartphone that uses none of the Android maker's apps now that the Chinese group has been blacklisted by US authorities.The new P40 might not be the first Google-free phone launched by Huawei, it is the first top-line phone meant to seduce early adopters and show off its technological prowess.The United States has expressed concern that Huawei mobile phone network equipment could contain security loopholes that allow China to spy on global communic...
Huawei flagship phone goes Google-free
Paris (AFP) - Huawei drove into its post-Google era Thursday with a flagship smartphone that uses none of the Android maker's apps now that the Chinese group has been blacklisted by US authorities.The new P40 might not be the first Google-free phone launched by Huawei, it is the first top-line phone meant to seduce early adopters and show off its technological prowess.The United States has expressed concern that Huawei mobile phone network equipment could contain security loopholes that allow China to spy on global communications traffic, and while the company has denied the accusation, it has...
US govt extends comment period for Huawei
The US government has given additional four weeks for the public to comment on extending a temporary license that will allow US companies to continue doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei.The decision was announced by the US Department of Commerce on Wednesday, the last day of the public comment period the federal agency set on March 10, when it extended the temporary license for Huawei through May 15."Today, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced an extension of the public comment period on Huawei Temporary General License Extensions through April 2...
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