The Chinese telecoms giant Huawei topped the list of 2018 international patent applicants with a record number of 5,405 published PCT applications, according to data from World Intellectual Property Organization.
It looks like 2019 will be the year of foldable phones. Many smartphone manufacturers have released their brand new products with foldable screen technology, the most noteworthy being are Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X.
On March 15, Huawei Technologies announced plans to adopt Open Rack in its new public cloud data centers worldwide in San Jose, California. The move is designed to enhance the environmental sustainability of Huawei’s new public cloud data centers by using less energy for servers, while driving operational efficiency by reducing the time it takes to install and maintain racks.
In 2018, businesses and inventors continued to file large numbers of patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO). Huawei had the second most patent applications in 2018 with 2,485 applications.
On March 7th, Huawei announced that it has filed a lawsuit against the US government, challenging the constitutionality of Section 889 of 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets a strong restriction against Huawei’s businesses within the US.
It’s the weekend before the official kick off of MWC 2019, and Chinese companies are already competing vigorously against one another in becoming the first to dish out a 5G device. It’s really no surprise since 5G is widely regarded as a turning point in the mobile phone industry.
At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019, the Chinese smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its first foldable 5G smartphone Mate X, which is priced at €2,299 ($2600).
Huawei will launch its P30 series on March 26 in Paris, according to the company’s senior executive.