Two China-based fabless companies made the top 10 ranking last year-HiSilicon, which sells most of its devices as internal transfers to smartphone supplier Huawei, and Unigroup, which includes the IC sales of both Spreadtrum and RDA.
Duisburg Germany has signed a MoU with Huawei to work together on smart city development. Both partners will begin work to make Duisburg an innovative and digitalized Western European model city.
US lawmakers have long worried about the security risks posed the alleged ties between Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE and the country's government. To that end, Texas Representative Mike Conaway introduced a bill last week called Defending US Government Communications Act, which aims to ban US government agencies from using phones and equipment from the companies.
At CES 2018, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has revealed that its Mate 10 Pro will be available in the US through major electronics retailers, including Best Buy, Amazon, Microsoft, Newegg and B&H beginning on February 18, with pre-orders beginning February 4. Huawei also unveiled the world's first hybrid smart home network solution. The Huawei WiFi Q2 series is a true plug-and-play Wi-Fi system designed for the entire house.
Huawei Technologies, the world's third-largest smartphone maker, has said that Chinese police are conducting an investigation, after the China sales head of its smartphone unit was detained on suspicion of accepting bribes.
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Huawei and NTT Docomo have completed a successful joint field trial for 5G mobile communications over a long distance with 39GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) band in Yokohama, one of largest commercial areas in Japan. In this trial, the downlink data transmissions were achieved at a maximum speed over 2Gbps on a testing vehicle which was equipped with a user equipment equivalent to a mobile phone, while driving at speeds over 20km per hour.
China Unicom has partnered with Huawei to deploy Huawei's AntiDDoS8000 products on backbone network nodes across China. This constitutes the largest anti-DDoS system on China Unicom's network and provides comprehensive anti-DDoS protection capabilities for their customers.
Huawei held a ceremony to launch the Cairo OpenLab during the Cairo ICT 2017 conference. Huawei, together with industry alliance and partners in Northern Africa, aims to build ICT ecosystem in Northern Africa in response to industry digital transformation.
LG U+ and Huawei have launched Seoul TechCity, a collaborative project that aims to deliver smart city capabilities for the Korean capital, including: Giga Everywhere, mobile enabled digitized industry infrastructure, and the ability to build ecosystems for a digital society.
Huawei and GSA have detailed the requirements for 5G in indoor digitalization in a white paper released at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) 2017. The 5G-Oriented Indoor Digitalization Solution White Paper addresses development trends in indoor mobile networks and technologies in the 5G era.
SIRO, the open-access broadband provider delivering Ireland's first 100% fiber-optic broadband network to 50 towns nationwide, has signed a contract with China-based Huawei. The contract, valued at over EUR25 million, sees Huawei supply SIRO with end-to-end network equipment.
LG Display and Huawei are expected to sign an agreement for the long-term and stable supply of small- and medium-size OLED panels at the top management meeting in Korea on Oct. 3.
Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi will launch their flagship smartphone models featuring LG Display's OLED panels in 2018.
China's Huawei Technologies is causing a stir among young Japanese job seekers by offering monthly salaries of around $4,000 for prospective science and engineering graduates.
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Huawei had had a difficult time when it installed different NAND flash chips into its strategic Smartphone called P10 during first half of 2017. Into a same product, it installed eMMC and UFS standard storage device. Unexpectedly level of dissatisfaction from consumers who purchased P10 equipped with eMMC increased heavily. Industries believe that Huawei made a bad move by failing to obtain NAND flash memories.
According to industry sources, after O-film ranked first in the global fingerprint recognition module market, Sunny Optical of China is taking off in the camera module sector. The company is also emerging as a global camera module manufacturer, securing its major customers in China, including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo.
Huawei, which has been one of the main contributors towards standardizing NB-IoT technology (4.5G technology), has developed the first NB-IoT Smart Meter in partnership with JANZ CE and u-blox.
A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics' mainland subsidiaries to pay CNY80 million ($11.60 million) to Huawei Technologies for patent infringement, the China firm's first victory against Samsung on its legal challenges over intellectual property.
Recently Qualcomm claimed that it'll be the only ARM partner that will support x86 apps on its platform. Now, ARM executives clarify that not only Qualcomm, but any other manufacturer out there will be able to run x86 apps on its platform - whether its Samsung, Apple, Huawei or others.
Huawei's Kirin 960 chip actually surpasses the Snapdragon 835 by racking up 1949 points in single-core and 6439 points in multi-core tests.
Huawei Technologies will begin assembling phones in India with manufacturing partner Flextronics International, establishing a beachhead in the world's fastest-growing smartphone arena.
World's third largest smartphone seller Huawei will start manufacturing handsets in India soon, details of which will be announced in about a month.
Huawei is in talks with Foxconn to make mobile phones in India, while new entrant LeEco intends to start local production as both Chinese companies look to make a mark in the world's fastest-growing smartphone market.
Chinese tech giant Huawei's net profit totaled US$5.7 billion for the full year to December 2015, boosted by demand for its smartphones, among other devices.
The first mobile phone manufacturer to take advantage of Google's Android software, HTC was once a strong player in the market, but in the past several years has steadily lost ground to competitors Samsung, Apple and, more recently, efficient Chinese manufacturers such as Xiaomi and Huawei.
French microchip maker STMicro signed a US$500 million with China's Huawei on Thursday to bolster its supply relationship with the Chinese telecom equipment provider, the French government said in a statement.
China's Huawei Technologies expects total shipments of smartphones in southeast Asia to rise 160% to 8 million units in 2015, boosted by strong demand in Myanmar, it said on Thursday.
Huawei and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, have jointly announced the completion of tests using LTE CAT11 terminals.
There are a few possible explanations for the lack of Cortex-A57 design wins, and they involve physics and economics.
The 930 is a huge leap forward in a very short timeframe.
The companies have successfully completed inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity with 3-carrier downlink aggregation and download speeds of up to 410 Mbps.
Windows Phone has never paid off for Microsoft's hardware partners, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has claimed.
Huawei's debut on the Best Global Brands list marks the first time a mainland Chinese brand has earned a place on it, 15 years after the list's inception.
Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei has reported a 19% jump in sales to 135.8bn yuan (US$21.9bn) for the first six months of 2014.
Huawei has announced the appointment of Xu Wenwei (William Xu) as chief strategy marketing officer, Ding Yun (Ryan Ding) as president of Products & Solutions, Zou Zhilei as vice president of the Carrier Business Group and Yan Lida as vice president of the Enterprise Business Group.