A patent filed by Chinese mobile phone brand Huawei has raised controversy over a feature that allegedly singles out people of Uyghur origin.
Chinese telecommunication corporation Huawei is under fire in China for detaining an ex-employee of 13 years after he demanded severance pay from the company.
Li Hongyuan, the 35-year-old employee, was arrested in January for extortion charges and was kept in detention in Shenzhen, China until his release in August due to lack of evidence, according to Sixth Tone.
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei is apparently a huge fan of Apple products.
Zhengfei, whose company is competing with rival Apple Inc. in the tech market, was recently photographed in an airport security line carrying an iPad.
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.
Sticking around until the very end of each Marvel film to find an extra scene or two has been a moviegoing tradition for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Usually embedded in between or right after the movie credits have rolled, these scenes usually offered either comic relief or a brief tease of what was to come in the then-developing “Infinity Saga.”
The indictments, which include counts of fraud, obstruction, and conspiracy, escalate tensions between the U.S. and China — the world’s largest economies currently engaged in a trade war.
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.
China has warned the U.S. that it will take “further action” if the latter does not withdraw its arrest warrant for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
The 46-year-old tech executive was detained in Vancouver, Canada on Dec. 1 under a New York court warrant that accuses her of conspiring to defraud banking institutions.
Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese tech firm Huawei is now facing extradition to the United States after being arrested in Canada at the request of the U.S. government.
Meng, who was apprehended by the Canadian Justice Department on Saturday in Vancouver, is set to have a bail hearing on Friday, the South China Morning Post reports.
A new report shows that users of iPhones in China earn significantly less than those who use local brands such as Huawei and Xiaomi.
Such iPhone users are seen as part of the “invisible poor,” a group who seem capable of spending more than they can actually afford.
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.
Kentucky Fried Chicken is joining forces with Huawei to release a limited edition smartphone in honor of the fast-food chain’s 30th anniversary in China.
In collaboration with one of China’s largest electronics company, the KFC Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus is available in signature red with a logo of Colonel Sanders and 1987, the year KFC made its debut in the country, inscribed on the back.