Huawei billionaire dangles 5G secrets to create US rival

2019-09-27 14:01

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei is ready to license his fifth-generation networking technology only to one other company - and he wants that potential arch-rival to be American.

WATCH: Huawei holds firm as global tech competitor

2019-09-18 09:56

Huawei has become increasingly self-sufficient in technology after pouring billions of dollars into research over the past decade, despite pressure from Washington, allowing it to compete globally without American suppliers.

Huawei unveils updated phone running Google’s latest software

2019-09-07 13:03

Huawei has announced an update to its P30 Pro smartphone, and said it would run the latest version of Google’s Android software in some regions.

WATCH: Huawei plans flagship phone launch, without Google apps

2019-08-29 14:18

Huawei plans to launch a new flagship phone. Just one problem: it can't use Google's apps and services.

Huawei sees a $10bn hit to mobile unit from US curbs

2019-08-23 20:34

Huawei expects US export restrictions to reduce annual revenue at its consumer devices business by about $10bn, as the company is banned from buying American components like semiconductors and software.

Huawei hires trade lobbyists as sales slow in US-China fight

2019-08-13 07:23

Huawei has hired a law firm to lobby on trade as the US pressures allies to join it in blacklisting the Chinese telecom giant.

How Huawei stacks up against Apple in tech self-sufficiency

2019-08-11 07:30

Huawei Technologies on Friday offered the first glimpse of an in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android, an important step toward reducing its reliance on American technology.

How Huawei is trying to trade war-proof its software

2019-08-09 11:46

Huawei offers the first glimpse of an in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android, an important step toward reducing its reliance on American technology.

Tshwane mayor, officials on paid-for Huawei 'smart city' tour to China

2019-07-30 14:03

Tshwane Mayor Stephens Mokgalapa and a delegation are on a paid-for junket to China to view smart cities, courtesy of technology giant Huawei, the mayor's office has confirmed.

WATCH: Huawei laying off majority of US unit - source

2019-07-23 12:05

FutureWei Technologies, the US research arm of China’s Huawei, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company’s Silicon Valley campus.


Huawei dangles nearly R22bn in hunt for global developers

2019-09-19 08:31

Huawei is offering nearly R22bn to partners willing to build software for its future chip and computing platforms, courting developers worldwide at a time the US is heightening scrutiny of the Chinese tech giant.

Huawei and Samsung’s new 5G chips designed to threaten Qualcomm

2019-09-09 15:20

Samsung and Huawei have taken turns announcing new mobile processors at the IFA technology show in Berlin last week, and the big thing the new chips have in common is an integrated 5G modem.

Huawei accuses US of harassing workers, attacking network

2019-09-03 14:06

Huawei has lashed out at the US government Tuesday, accusing Washington of orchestrating a campaign to intimidate its employees and launching cyber-attacks to infiltrate its internal network.

Adriaan Basson: The DA has a Tshwane problem

2019-08-26 08:12

Tshwane is a litmus test for the DA's future. The party cannot be seen to be only opposing corruption and maladministration when it happens in ANC-run governments, writes Adriaan Basson.

US gives Huawei 90-day reprieve on ban

2019-08-19 17:07

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been given a 90-day reprieve on the ban from buying US technology, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has said.

Huawei's founder wants an 'invincible iron army' to fight US

2019-08-12 08:14

Huawei Technologies' billionaire founder intends to kick off a three- to five-year overhaul of the networking giant, creating an 'iron army' that can help it survive an American onslaught while protecting its lead in next-generation wireless.

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

2019-08-09 16:02

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions.

WATCH: Samsung takes on Huawei with Galaxy Note 10

2019-08-08 12:52

Samsung unveils a new version of the Galaxy Note smartphone with fast 5G network connection and improved camera features, hoping the premium model helps it revive slumping profit and widen the gap with struggling rival Huawei.

Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions

2019-07-23 15:00

Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68 of its subsidiaries.

5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency

2019-07-23 08:03

Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations.

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