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Huawei’s smartphone shipments are increasing again, in spite of Trump ban

Huawei may be in the midst of a resurgence for the first time since Trump administration’s ban.

What you need to know Huawei may be seeing a growth in smartphone shipments again. The first three quarters of the year accounted for total revenues of CNY 610.8 billion ($ 87.5 billion). Revenue grew 24.4% when compared to the same period last year.

Huawei’s Q3 2019 financial results show a company undeterred by U.S. pressure, as it reported a  [Read More…]

Donald Trump joins Bernie Sanders as a Twitch streamer

Both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are on Twitch, and it marks something bigger than just a different place to see them campaign.

What you need to know President Trump now has a Twitch channel of his own. Trump joins Bernie Sanders as the second major politician to have a Twitch channel. Both channels are being used to stream live campaign events, inviting viewers to join in the conversation.

Election coverage in the US can be a  [Read More…]

Trump accuses Google of ‘manipulating’ millions of votes in 2016 election

Trump did not provide any solid evidence to back up his claim.

What you need to know President Donald Trump has claimed that Google manipulated results of the 2016 election. Responding to the allegation, Google has said that Trump was referring to an old report that had already been debunked. Trump has been targeting Google since months, claiming it has an anti-conservative bias.

U.S. President Donald Trump has alleged that Google “manipulated” results of the 2016 election  [Read More…]

Huawei was making a Google Assistant speaker, but the Trump ban killed it

The speaker would have been unveiled at IFA 2019.

What you need to know Huawei and Google were working together to create a smart speaker. Shortly after the Trump ban, Huawei had to cancel the speaker. It was supposed to be unveiled at IFA 2019.

IFA 2019 will be here before you know it, and when the annual trade show rolls around, we’ll be met with all sorts of exciting gadget announcements. One thing that won’t be  [Read More…]

Trump says U.S. firms can continue doing business with Huawei

Huawei isn’t out of the woods yet, but Trump’s statement allows the Chinese manufacturer to source goods from the U.S.

What you need to know At the G20 summit, Donald Trump has confirmed that U.S. firms will be allowed to continue doing business with Huawei. Huawei isn’t off the Commerce Department’s Entity List, but Trump’s statement allows the likes of Google, Intel, and Qualcomm to provide services to Huawei. The move comes as the U.S. and China  [Read More…]

Trump ban could cause Huawei’s smartphone shipments to drop 60% this year

The company may not be able to beat Samsung anytime soon.

What you need to know Huawei is expecting smartphone shipments in overseas markets to drop by up to 60% this year. Sales and marketing managers at Huawei believe international shipments may drop in volumes between 40 million to 60 million. The recently launched Honor 20 may be discontinued if sales are below expectations.

Shortly after Huawei was put on the Entity list by the Trump administration,  [Read More…]

Trump says ‘very dangerous’ Huawei could be part of U.S.-China trade deal

Huawei is being used as leverage in the U.S.-China trade war.

What you need to know Trump said, ‘Huawei is something that is very dangerous.’ Trump also said that Huawei could be included in ‘some form’ of trade deal. Formal talks between U.S. and China have stalled.

Huawei and its 68 subsidiaries were put on a U.S. trade blacklist last week, prompting the likes of Google to cut ties with the brand. The lack of an Android  [Read More…]

Huawei losing access to Android updates, Google support, after Trump ban

It’s unclear whether devices already slated for Android Q will receive the update.

What you need to know Huawei won’t receive access to Android updates Future smartphones may not be certified for Google services like Gmail or Maps Move comes after Huawei was added to U.S. trade blacklist following Trump executive order

Reuters reports that Google has put gears in motion to stop working with Huawei on future Android updates and device certifications after an executive order  [Read More…]

President Trump signs order to protect U.S. networks from ‘adversaries’

Broad wording opens door to future actions of just about any kind.

Amidst the ongoing scuffles between the U.S. and foreign countries over networking and infrastructure security, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” with an executive order to address what’s deemed to be a serious threat facing the country. The order’s claim is that the “communications technology and services” being used in the U.S. are unnecessarily vulnerable — and even being actively exploited — due to  [Read More…]

U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, reimposes sanctions on ZTE

ZTE’s woes continue as the U.S. Senate rolls out a new bill that prohibits the manufacturer from doing business with U.S. firms.

It’s a turbulent time for ZTE. The U.S. government issued a Denial Order against the company back in April, essentially prohibiting the Chinese manufacturer from buying hardware components from the likes of Qualcomm or Intel. The order effectively killed ZTE’s smartphone business as it prevented Google from certifying the manufacturer’s phones.

It looked like  [Read More…]