Huawei is launching HMS (Huawei Mobile Services) to fend off the negative effects of Google pulling the plug on GMS (Google Mobile Services) for Huawei phones.
A YouTube video published on September 19 detailed the successful installation of Google Play on Huawei’s newly launched Mate 30 flagship, which is not licensed by Google for US blacklist restrictions.
The internet chart-busters initiated not only a deluge of jubilant social media posts, but also a serious debate about the future of privacy, security and truth at a time when data sells better than oil.
According to The Information, right before The US President Donald Trump pulled the plug on Huawei, restricting its access to American tech suppliers, the Chinese company was actively involved in developing a smart speaker in conjunction with Google.
ByteDance announced it is setting up a data center in India, where its app TikTok has been under scrutiny for privacy violations and possibly facing a ban.
CooTek, a fast-growing Chinese app developer listed on the NYSE under the ticker “CTK”, is having dozens of its products pulled from Google’s Play Store and ad platforms.
Following the US government ban, tech giants like Google and Facebook continue to block Huawei's technology. To tackle this, Huawei has opted to make a pro-consumer move by launching a full refund program for Huawei's smartphones and tablets.
After the US Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) added Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and 68 affiliated companies located in 26 countries to the “Entity List”, the Chinese technology giant was forced to break commercial ties with multiple partners, Google among the most important ones.
Research from brand equity experts BrandZ—by WPP and Kantar—reveals the “Brand Power” of leading Chinese brands is up 15 percent year-on-year, compared with 5 percent growth last year.
Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
Redcore, a Beijing-based start-up that claims to have produced a homegrown web browser used by key government bodies and state-run companies, is besieged by complaints of false advertisement as users discover it uses parts of Google’s Chrome files.
Here's this week's roundup of China tech stories.
China's largest state-owned media group posted on its twitter account to welcome Google back in China, a signal that this time the global Internet giant might return for real.
On June 18, JD.com announced a strategic investment of $550 million from Google and an establishment of a broad strategic partnership between both parties.
Over the past months, Google has been spotted making extensive efforts around the China re-entry. This time, it released an app called “文件极客” which translates into “Files Geek” into the Chinese market on the morning of May 31.