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Sep 21, 2021
HONOR is now doing great after leaving HUAWEI. Not only the brand has made it into the top smartphone rank in China, but its laptop division is also performing well by getting more market share. However, it seems like that the company could return to the old days as the US is considering banning it.
Sep 05, 2021
Huawei regained access to Qualcomm chips this year, even if it can only get 4G variants. For instance, the recently launched P50 series came with the Snapdragon 888 4G. Now, two more Huawei devices with Snapdragon chipsets are on the way.
Aug 27, 2021
HUAWEI could be taking small steps to free itself from the US trade ban as it's reported that the Chinese company could be allowed to purchase chips from the country again. However, the chips are not for smartphones but car parts such as video screens and sensors. Therefore, you might need to put the thought of the company gaining back its access to the Qualcomm chips or even Android on hold.
May 12, 2021
Earlier, Xiaomi had been blacklisted by the United States as former President Donald Trump designated the company as a “Communist Chinese military company". As a result, US citizens and companies were barred from investing or dealing with Xiaomi. Until now, it is reported that the Chinese tech company is finally removed from the blacklist following a lawsuit to US courts.
Mar 31, 2021
HUAWEI has released its annual report and it is shown that the company is doing better than before despite the US ban. As HUAWEI doesn't report quarterly earnings since it's a private company with a unique employee ownership structure, the annual report is the only thing that allows us to check on the company's performance.
Jan 18, 2021
After HUAWEI, it looks like Xiaomi has also stumbled upon something that doesn't look nice with the U.S. Last week, it was reported that Xiaomi has been added to the country's government’s blacklist, which means that U.S. investors will not be allowed to purchase shares from the Chinese company. However, unlike HUAWEI, Xiaomi will still able to import and use technologies from the U.S. without a need for a license. Following the news, Xiaomi has issued a statement on the matter as follows:
Dec 28, 2020
After leaving HUAWEI and becoming an independent brand, HONOR's future is now brighter without limitations brought by the trade ban. The company has now signed a deal with the US's tech giant Microsoft to get the official license of Windows 10 for the upcoming 2021 laptop lineup. Let's read on to find out more details!
Dec 14, 2020
As if HUAWEI hasn't suffered enough consequences from the trade ban, a new issue has come with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made an official announcement to order telecom providers in the United States to remove all equipment from HUAWEI and ZTE. The announcement was posted by FCC's official Twitter account on 11 December.
Aug 28, 2020
Not only the U.S. is banning HUAWEI to have any affiliation with the country's companies, but companies from other corners of the world are being affected as well. Earlier, it has been reported that HUAWEI is not able to manufacture the Kirin chips anymore due to their chip supplier TSMC being pressured by the ban. Now, MediaTek is facing the same problem as well. However, it looks like the chip manufacturer is not going to give up working with HUAWEI, as they applied for an exemption from the ban.
Aug 19, 2020
You might be wondering who is the lady in the cover photo. Well, she is Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump posted a video about children being “immune” toward the COVID-19, and now the video has been removed from his page by Facebook.