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Huawei is back in business! Trump removes the ban
Huawei is back in business! Trump removes the ban
The United States and China have resumed trade talks at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. Huawei, of course, have been eagerly waiting for Trump ...... 29 Jun 2019 - 1 comment
Huawei seeking trademark for own mobile platform
Huawei seeking trademark for own mobile platform
Huawei has been all over the news recently, thanks to Trump administration blacklisting the company. It is becoming increasingly hard to ...... 13 Jun 2019
Tech companies are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs
Tech companies are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs
After Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn, assured investors that iPhones could be assembled outside the China if needed, others are following suit. ...... 13 Jun 2019
Foxconn: Apple won't feel the brunt of the trade war
Foxconn: Apple won't feel the brunt of the trade war
The best example of the escalation of the trade war between China and the U.S. is of course Trump blacklisting world's number two smartphone ...... 12 Jun 2019
Trump willing to loosen Huawei ban if trade negotiation advance
Trump willing to loosen Huawei ban if trade negotiation advance
The U.S. government's blacklisting of Huawei could have disastrous consequences to the world's second largest smartphone manufacturer, but the ...... 10 Jun 2019
China might soon have their own blacklist after Huawei ban
China might soon have their own blacklist after Huawei ban
Huawei is one of the most influential Chinese companies around, and while it's still unclear whether the government indeed influences the company, ...... 31 May 2019 - 3 comments
ARM ceases business with Huawei
ARM ceases business with Huawei
Under fire Chinese firm Huawei is dealt another major blow as chip designer ARM halts business activity with the firm. The latest shock to ...... 22 May 2019
Intel and Qualcomm cease business with Huawei - Effectively kills off Huawei's laptop and PC business, affects phones, too
Intel and Qualcomm cease business with Huawei - Effectively kills off Huawei's laptop and PC business, affects phones, too
After yesterday's decision by Google to revoke Huawei's Android license, more bad news are piling for Huawei. Now, U.S. semiconductor giants ...... 20 May 2019
Google confirms Huawei ban, says the decision wont affect current Huawei or Honor phones - for now
Google confirms Huawei ban, says the decision wont affect current Huawei or Honor phones - for now
Google has confirmed the yesterday's news about Google revoking Huawei's Android license. Company said that the decision is based on United ...... 20 May 2019
Google blocked: Huawei phones wont be able to access Gmail, Play Store, new Android versions and more
Google blocked: Huawei phones wont be able to access Gmail, Play Store, new Android versions and more
United States has waged a war against Chinese telecom giant Huawei for some time now. But now the big guys are joining the fight. According ...... 19 May 2019 - 12 comments
NRK: Nokia Android phone leaks data to Chinese servers
NRK: Nokia Android phone leaks data to Chinese servers
Norwegian public broadcaster NRK has found out that Nokia's Android phone, Nokia 7 Plus, leaks data to servers in China. The data leak was ...... 21 Mar 2019
Electric car stops in the middle of street, updates its software, locks passengers in
Electric car stops in the middle of street, updates its software, locks passengers in
When car electronics started getting more and more complex back in early 2000s, people used to joke about car requiring a Windows update while ...... 03 Feb 2019 - 5 comments
Report: Google working on censored search engine for China
Report: Google working on censored search engine for China
According to a report by The Intercept, Google has been working on a version of its search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship laws. ...... 02 Aug 2018 - 1 comment
AT&T backs away from a Huawei deal because of fears of Chinese spying
AT&T backs away from a Huawei deal because of fears of Chinese spying
Huawei is the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer, right behind Apple and Samsung. In fact, it even surpassed Apple in the second ...... 12 Jan 2018
Skype pulled from Apple, Android app stores in China
Skype pulled from Apple, Android app stores in China
Microsoft's Skype video-phone call and messaging service has disappeared from Apple's App Store in China, as well as stores for Android. ...... 22 Nov 2017
China to strike down Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
China to strike down Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
China has expressed that it will disallow the use of virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, in the country, Wall Street Journal reports. Previously ...... 11 Sep 2017 - 1 comment
Apple loses the number one spot in China
Apple loses the number one spot in China
Apple's iPhone has been the number one smartphone around the world for much of the last 10 years. Even in China, which the Cupertino, CA compnay ...... 31 Jan 2017 - 4 comments
Didi wants to expand outside of China
Didi wants to expand outside of China
Didi Chuxing, the popular Chinese ride-hailing company, is looking to expand outside of its home country. "We're definitely going global," ...... 22 Oct 2016
Netflix: Expansion to China is unlikely in near future
Netflix: Expansion to China is unlikely in near future
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said this week that entry to China is very unlikely in the near future. When asked why the company is not in ...... 10 Oct 2016
Despite being banned in country, Twitter estimates 10 million users in China
Despite being banned in country, Twitter estimates 10 million users in China
Despite being blocked in the country since 2009, Twitter estimates that over 10 million people actively use the service in China. The source ...... 06 Jul 2016
'Warcraft' sets opening week record in China
'Warcraft' sets opening week record in China
Despite a tepid opening week in the U.S., the Duncan Jones directed 'Warcraft' film has set the record for largest debut in China by a foreign film. ...... 14 Jun 2016
China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies Store
China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies Store
The Chinese government has banned Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies store in the nation, following new regulations that put strict regulations ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 2 comments
Xiaomi claims 16 million 'reservations' for new Mi 5 flagship
Xiaomi claims 16 million 'reservations' for new Mi 5 flagship
According to founder Lei Jun, the company has 16 million 'reservations' for its new Mi 5 flagship smartphone, beating expectations handily. ...... 07 Mar 2016 - 2 comments
Uber is getting killed trying to compete with Didi in China
Uber is getting killed trying to compete with Didi in China
According to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, the company is losing a billion dollars a year trying to compete against rival Didi Kuaidi in China. ...... 21 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
MUBI expands streaming catalog to China
MUBI expands streaming catalog to China
MUBI, the "Netflix for independent films," is expanding to China. The streaming startup has announced a partnership with Hong Kong-based ...... 15 Jan 2016
Lenovo: Google Play will be back in China this year
Lenovo: Google Play will be back in China this year
According to Lenovo CEO Chen Xudong, Google will finally bring the Google Play store back to China. Google has had very limited exposure ...... 13 Jan 2016
Samsung Galaxy A9 with massive battery headed to China
Samsung Galaxy A9 with massive battery headed to China
Samsung has announced the Galaxy A9 today for the Chinese market, the high-end model for the company's metal designed A-series line. The ...... 27 Dec 2015
Apple Pay officially headed to China
Apple Pay officially headed to China
Apple has confirmed that their Apple Pay service is officially headed to China next year thanks to a partnership with China UnionPay. UnionPay ...... 18 Dec 2015
Xiaomi shows off all-metal Redmi Note 3 and Mi Pad 2
Xiaomi shows off all-metal Redmi Note 3 and Mi Pad 2
Giant Chinese smartphone OEM Xiaomi has launched their first all-metal devices this week, the Redmi Note 3 and the Mi Pad 2. The Note has ...... 26 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Apple Pay now expected to launch in China in February
Apple Pay now expected to launch in China in February
According to new reports, Apple is looking to launch Apple Pay in China by February. The company has inked deals with China's four largest ...... 25 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Pepsi releases new smartphone
Pepsi releases new smartphone
Pepsi (yes, the soda giant) has officially unveiled their Pepsi Phone P1s for China. The device has relatively high-ends specs and will sell ...... 22 Nov 2015 - 7 comments
Google wants to return to China by next year
Google wants to return to China by next year
According to sources, Google is aiming to have a Chinese version of the Google Play store available in the nation next year. The store will ...... 22 Nov 2015
Tencent signs deals to distribute James Bond and Star Trek in China
Tencent signs deals to distribute James Bond and Star Trek in China
Tencent, China's largest social network and online gaming company, has announced new deals with Hollywood that will give the company distribution ...... 08 Nov 2015
Huawei becomes top Chinese smartphone maker
Huawei becomes top Chinese smartphone maker
According to the latest Q3 figures from Canalys, Huawei has now become the top selling smartphone vendor in China, beating out massive 'startup' Xiaomi. ...... 24 Oct 2015
Apple finally launches Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks in China and everything is really cheap
Apple finally launches Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks in China and everything is really cheap
Apple has announced this week that their Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks services are now available in China. Music will feature prominent ...... 01 Oct 2015
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