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Man stole more than $23,000 from his ex-girlfriend by using her phone’s facial recognition

Phone Facial Recognition Theft

A 28-year-old man, identified only as Huang, manipulated the technology on his ex-girlfriend’s phone to steal 150,000 yuan (nearly $23,600), which he needed to repay gambling debts.

Court documents show that Huang, from the city of Nanning in southern China, manipulated two security features to steal the money: fingerprint and facial recognition technology, according to The Times.

Huawei Angers China After Listing Taiwan as a Country

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Chinese netizens are calling Huawei out to apologize and threatening a boycott after the company listed Taiwan as another country in their phone’s settings.

Huawei phone users discovered that when the time zone of the handset is changed, Taiwan’s capital is listed as “Taipei (China)” when viewing in simplified Chinese characters, but it becomes listed as “Taipei (Taiwan)” when it is set to traditional characters, according to Shanghaiist.

Chinese Company Punishes Workers for Using iPhones, Rewards Them for Using Huawei

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As Huawei faces a crisis following the arrest of its chief financial officer in Canada, some local businesses in China have been showing support to the brand by encouraging its employees to patronize its products.

In Zhejiang province, a company has reportedly imposed a policy that rewards workers for buying Huawei smartphones and punishes those who purchased Apple devices, Shanghaiist reports.

Chinese Company Crushes Apple to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Brand in the World

Huawei has become the second largest smartphone brand in the world, pushing popular brand Apple down to number three.

According to the chart created by Counterpoint Research for its monthly market sales, the Chinese tech manufacturer took the lead as the second largest mobile brand in June 2017 and July 2017 — though the increase for the latter month is only by a margin.