According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Huawei and Xiaomi grew their shipments by over 30 percent year on year, while the European volumes went down by about 3 percent.
TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released the advance estimates on Huawei mobile phone parts and shipments. The parts suppliers are resuming their partnerships with Huawei without breaching America’s export ban, according to Kuo.
Hours after CNBC reported that Huawei had scrapped the launch of a new laptop due to U.S. export controls, a source familiar with the matter told the Global Times that the company will release a new laptop next month.
The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show Asia will kick off in Shanghai from June 11 to June 13 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. This time the exhibition will focus on fields such as virtual reality, robots, 5G, IoT and car technologies.
The latest hot topic to arise from the intensifying struggle between Huawei and the U.S. is the Chinese tech giant’s proprietary operating system “Hongmeng”.
On June 6, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology officially granted 5G licenses for commercial use, marking China’s official entry into the 5G era.
According to Russian state media Sputnik, Huawei has now completed the acquisition of a Moscow security technology company called Vokord. The acquisition cost $50 million, mainly for the company’s technical patents and talents in facial recognition.
Huawei has officially announced the establishment of its new department working on smart car solutions for vehicle manufacturers.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) released a statement on June 3, stating that employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries would be allowed to participate in peer reviews for its research papers, lifting the previously imposed ban following U.S. sanctions.
The U.S. blacklisting of Huawei has spurred the Chinese firm to develop its own components, while the threat of imposing rare-earth embargoes on the U.S. has initiated an interest in greater domestic production or alternative suppliers.
Beijing-based China Computer Federation (CCF) has cut ties with a publications division of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on May 30, following IEEE’s ban on Huawei.
IEEE admitted it’s banning of Huawei employees from peer-reviewing papers is because Huawei has been placed on the Entity List by the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
The debate between CGTN and Fox anchors that many Chinese were looking forward to turned out to be a puzzling Q&A session.
On May 26, a poster announcing that Huawei was to launch the “Hongmeng” operating system on June 24 leaked to the internet. Later in the evening, the representatives of the company confirmed that the information was not true and encouraged the media to dispel the rumors.
“I love this country [China], and I hope that it will be prosperous and no longer be bullied by others,” Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei told his interviewer on Sunday.