Chinese tech giant Huawei is willing to license its 5G technology to a western company, hopefully a U.S. company, said Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei at a panel on September 26.
At the ARM China Media Communication Conference on September 25, ARM Holdings clarified that their cooperation with Huawei and HiSilicon will not be affected by the current US sanctions against Huawei.
On Monday, September 23, Huawei CFO and daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, Meng Wanzhou, arrived at the British Columbia Supreme Court to begin an eight-day hearing after her arrest by Canadian border patrol at the request of the FBI.
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.
Huawei Technologies said on August 28 that it was "very actively" interested in building the first undersea fibre-optic cable between South America and Asia, Reuters reports.
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed in a recent interview that Huawei’s “temporary general license” which was due to expire on Monday August 19, will be extended for another 90 days.
Huawei is expanding its research and development staff in Russia. The company is planning to recruit more than 500 employees by the end of the year raising that number to 1,500 in the next five years.
Huawei Technologies plans to open a new research and development (R&D) center in Shanghai and has set aside 10 billion yuan ($1.4 billion) to pour into the project.
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.
Apart from the Kirin 985 on Huawei Mate 30 series, Huawei might release the world's first 5G chip that integrates application processors (AP) and baseband radio processors (BP).
According to the Verge, Huawei is planning to lay off hundreds of American employees. The company has been embroiled in controversy ever since it was incorporated into the “entity list” by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The U.S. will allow American companies to sell technology to the blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei where there is no threat to US national security
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei confirmed that its operating system Hongmeng OS “is very likely” to be faster than Android by Google or Mac OS X by Apple.
Japanese network carrier Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) announced on July 2 that it will sell new Huawei smartphones.
Reuters has reported that Huawei’s U.S.-based research arm has attempted to distance itself from its parent company following the U.S. government’s blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.