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India Formulating New Action Plan, Chinese Telecom Giants Could Be Out Of Game
India Formulating New Action Plan, Chinese Telecom Giants Could Be Out Of Game

New Delhi: Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE could be potentially out of the game in India with the government set to begin formulating an action plan on the implementation of ‘National Security Directive on Telecommunication Sector’ on Thursday. With an aim to protect India’s essential national security interests, a committee headed by the Deputy […]

US Tightens Noose Around Huawei, Adds 38 Affiliates To Its Entity List

Washington: The US on Monday tightened the noose around Huawei, which it considers an arm of the Chinese Communist Party’s surveillance state, by adding 38 of its affiliates across 21 nations to its Entity List and taking steps to prevent the company from circumventing American law. The amendments made in the longstanding foreign-produced direct product […]

UK Bans China's Huawei, All 5G Kit To Be Removed By 2027

London/Beijing: The UK on Tuesday banned Huawei from its 5G telecom network, reversing an earlier decision to allow the Chinese tech giant a limited role in building the country’s super-fast wireless infrastructure. Huawei will be completely removed from the UK’s 5G networks by the end of 2027, the government announced after a review by the […]

US Secretary Of State Pompeo Endorses Jio As Alternative For Chinese Huawei

New York: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared Reliance Jio a “clean” network for not using the Chinese company Huawei’s equipment, keeping it safe from Beijing’s intelligence intrusions. Listing Jio among the “world’s leading” telecom operators, Pompeo said on Wednesday that it was one of the “Clean Telcos” for spurning Huawei, which he […]

5G signal now available on Mount Everest peak

Beijing: Climbers to Mount Everest from the Chinese side can now enjoy high-speed 5G coverage after the world’s highest-altitude base station started operation in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, the state media reported on Friday. Built at an altitude of 6,500 metres, the base station which became operational on Thursday, is located at the […]

Huawei Mate X2 Foldable Phone To Arrive In Q3 2020

Beijing: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is reportedly planning to launch its another foldable smartphone Mate X2 in the third quarter of next year. Based on the date, the foldable device should be powered by the upcoming Kirin 1000 processor and will most likely be unveiled at IFA 2020, news portal GizmoChina reported. The Mate X2 […]

Honor 9X, MagicWatch 2 Coming To India Next Month

Beijing: Huawei sub-brand Honor is reportedly planning to launch its new smartphone Honor 9X along with MagicWatch 2 smartwatch in India next month. However, it is unclear whether it will bring the Chinese variant of Honoe 9X to India or the global version, which is basically the 9X Pro with the Kirin 710F SoC, news portal […]

Huawei Patents Smartphone With Triple Flip Cameras

Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has reportedly filed a patent for a smartphone with three flip camera design. The patent, which was approved last week, i.e. on December 17, had been filed with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) back on January 9, this year. While the design is similar to that of the ASUS Zenfone […]

Banning Huawei may raise Indian telcos' capex on 5G: Fitch

New Delhi: If the Indian government does not allow Huawei to build a fifth-generation (5G) network in the country, then Indian telecom operators may have to spend more on 5G infrastructure, US Rating agency Fitch has said in a report. “We are of the opinion that Indian telcos may need to invest more on 5G […]

Huawei Launches Atlas 900, World's Fastest AI Training Cluster

Shanghai: Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday released Atlas 900, the world’s fastest Artificial Intelligence (AI) training cluster which would help to make technology more readily available for different fields of scientific research and business innovation. “The future of computing is a massive market worth more than two trillion US dollars. We will keep investing […]

Won't allow Chinese tech giant Huawei in US: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said his administration will not allow Huawei, the Chinese technology giant, inside the country as it is related to the national security. “We’re not allowing Huawei into our country. We have not changed on that,” Trump told reporters responding to a question. “We can do business for non-security […]

Doubts over Huawei's participation in India's 5G roll out deepens

New Delhi: Despite its willingness to sign a “no backdoor” policy with India, doubts over Huawei’s participation in India’s 5G roll out process deepened after a member of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) flagged security as the primary concern during the roll out of the fifth generation cellular network. With 20 per cent of […]

Only 100% indigenisation can make India secure in 5G era: IIT Professor

New Delhi: Amid security concerns over the probable participation of Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei in India’s 5G roll out process, a professor at Indian Institute of Technology Madras on Wednesday stressed that only 100 per cent indigenisation of technology can make the country secure in the era of the fifth generation cellular network. “The primary […]

Huawei enters tablet market in India with MediaPad T5

New Delhi: Expanding its product portfolio in India, Huawei on Monday launched the MediaPad T5 tablet in the country at a starting price of Rs 14,990. The tablet will be available in two variants –2GB RAM plus 16GB internal storage and 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM priced at Rs 14,990 and Rs 16,990 respectively – […]

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Huawei can continue purchasing US technology: Trump

Osaka: In a big respite to Huawei, US President Donald Trump on Saturday said US firms could start selling technology to the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant as long as the sales did not involve equipment that threaten US national security. “However, Trump said the decision on whether to take Huawei off the Commerce Department’s entities […]

No official word from US on capping H1B visa quota: India

New Delhi: India on Thursday said there was no official word from the US on a “source-based” media report about capping of the H1B visas, of which Indians are a major beneficiary. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar also said that India will take a decision, which is “guided by our economic and security considerations”, […]

Samsung struggles to make global strategy amid US-China trade war

Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. has been facing a double whammy of a weak memory chip and smartphone market, as well as uncertainties from a trade war between the US and China, so this is the right moment for its senior management to discuss ways to deal with the rising business challenges. Starting on Thursday through […]

HONOR 20 series launched in India

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone giant Huawei’s sub-brand HONOR on Tuesday launched its flagship HONOR 20 series comprising HONOR 20 Pro, HONOR 20 and HONOR 20i in India for Rs 39,999, Rs 32,999 and Rs 14,999, respectively. The HONOR 20 Pro would be available in Phantom Blue colour while the HONOR 20 would be available in […]

Facebook restrictions to have little impact on Huawei: Experts

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone giant Huawei, which is currently battling the trade ban imposed by the US, has also been cut off by Facebook to comply with the sanctions, but experts believe that the move by the social networking giant would not have worrying implications on the smartphone player. “Unlike Google, Facebook has taken a […]

Google wants exemption from Huawei ban: Report

San Francisco: Asking for an exemption from the ban, Google’s recent discussions with the US government argues that Huawei ban is bad for the company’s technology business as well as for the national security. Google also fears that the export ban would create a competitor to the US-made Operating Systems (OS), which would hurt the […]

Can India offset Huawei's global losses post US ban?

New Delhi: Sandwiched between the ongoing US-China trade war, Chinese telecom equipment major Huawei is frantically looking to salvage its prestige and fast cover the lost ground. The company is bullish on shifting gears towards its India operations to revive its reputation as a reliable smartphone manufacturer and a 5G player. With the digital-friendly Narendra […]

Galaxy Note 10 to skip physical buttons: Report

San Francisco: Samsung is likely to skip the standard 3.5-mm headphone jack and even physical keys for functions like volume and power on its upcoming Galaxy Note 10. “The Note 10 will have no 3.5mm connector, and exterior buttons (power, volume, Bixby) will be replaced by capacitive or pressure-sensitive areas, likely highlighted by some kind […]

Huawei names Bi Yunfeng new CEO of India R&D centre

Bengaluru: Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei on Thursday announced the appointment of Bi Yunfeng as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company’s R&D centre here. Bi succeeds William Zhao, who has taken up a leadership role in Huawei’s Consumer Business Group in Shenzhen, China, Huawei Technologies India said in a statement. The Bengaluru centre is […]

Huawei builds mini Europe in China to house R&D arm

Beijing: Chinese technology giant Huawei, which is in the eye of a global security storm, has built a new campus in China that looks like a cluster of European cities. The campus with an old European feel is connected through a futuristic tram service that takes thousands of Huawei employees to their destinations in the […]

Sony to slash smartphone workforce by half by 2020

Tokyo: Once an iconic brand, Sony is now going to slash its mobile division workforce by half by 2020 in the wake of stiff competition and poor sales. The move could result in roughly 2,000 staffers either losing their jobs or getting shifted to a new department at Sony. “Sony’s share of the smartphone market […]