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Topic: Huawei

Huawei hit hard by coronavirus in China, new criminal charges in U.S.

02/14/2020, 08:02 am

There's lots of bad news piling up for Huawei, the firm often considered to be Android's best hope of challenging Apple's leadership in smartphone design and business competency.

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Coronavirus to hit Android's hopes for 5G, folding screens the hardest

02/13/2020, 09:02 am

As Apple deals with interruption of the COVID-19 epidemic in China, its Android competitors face all the same issues; except that they make far less money and operate on much thinner margins across fragile shipment volumes.

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May 2019 in review: New MacBook Pro, new iPod touch, and controversy from Adobe

12/28/2019, 08:12 am

Apple released new MacBook Pro models, and a new iPod touch, which you'd forgotten about. And, Adobe managed to revive all the criticisms of its subscription Creative Cloud.

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Apple earned 66% of the entire smartphone market's profits in 2019

12/19/2019, 08:12 am

Research claims that while the entire market's smartphone profits declined by around a tenth in 2019, Apple continued to dominate with 66% of all profits and the nearest competitor being Samsung on just 17%.

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Apple iPhone sales estimates 'aren't any good' says leading analyst

11/01/2019, 09:11 am

Figures from market research groups trying to estimate how many iPhones Apple is selling "simply aren't any good," according to Neil Cybart, the Above Avalon analyst who most accurately modeled the company's revenues and earnings for the quarter.

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Former Apple marketing manager Paul Jowett is Huawei Australia's director of marketing

09/03/2019, 08:09 am

Huawei Australia has named Paul Jowett, who formerly worked for both Apple and Samsung, to the role of director of marketing.

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Huawei Mate X delayed again, shipping before the end of 2019

08/15/2019, 07:08 am

Huawei has decided to postpone its Mate X folding phone for a second time until after the Galaxy Fold ships -- for reasons unknown.

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Apple loses ground to Samsung in European smartphone market

08/12/2019, 08:08 am

Apple shipped 1.3 million fewer iPhones to Europe in the second quarter, analysis of the smartphone market has revealed, a fall of 17% year-on-year, meanwhile Android-based rivals Xiaomi and Samsung are seeing considerable shipment growth over the same period.

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Editorial: As Apple plays the telephone game, analysts hear something else entirely

08/01/2019, 10:08 am

When Apple entered the smartphone market in 2007, it didn't do so to lose money making most of the world's smartphones as a public service. All these years later, a shocking number of analysts and reporters still seem to be confused about this.

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iPhone's global marketshare dips to 10.1% amid rise of Samsung & Chinese brands

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's share of the global smartphone market fell year-over-year in the June quarter from 11.3% to 10.1%, attributable by a research firm mostly because of better performance by Chinese vendors and Korea's Samsung.

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Huawei-Google smart speaker project shut down by US restrictions

07/29/2019, 02:07 pm

Huawei was working with Google to take on Apple's HomePod and Amazon's Echo smart speaker range with a jointly-produced device, a report claims, but the close collaboration came to an abrupt end in May, just before restrictions were placed on Huawei by President Donald Trump and the U.S. government.

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New House bill aims to make US more prominent in 5G space, combat China

07/15/2019, 06:07 pm

A new House bill proposed by Texas Republican Rep. Michael McCaul seeks to make the U.S. more prominent in 5G networking -- and specifically to deflect Chinese influence.

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Huawei CEO cites Apple as privacy role model

07/07/2019, 11:07 am

Huawei CEO sings Apple's praises once again, claiming that Apple is his role model when it comes to protecting users' data.

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President Trump says US companies can do business with Huawei

06/29/2019, 11:06 am

Apparently detoothing a U.S. Commerce Department ban, President Donald Trump said on Saturday that American companies can do business with China's Huawei.

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Apple holds on to 47% share in declining 'premium' smartphone market

06/19/2019, 09:06 am

Apple managed to secure 47% of the global "premium" smartphone market during the March quarter, but falling iPhone shipments helped bring down the segment's overall performance and make Samsung more prominent.

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Huawei expects $30B revenue hit, 60M fewer phones sold due to US ban

06/17/2019, 08:06 am

Founder Ren Zhengfei says Huawei will cut back on production while it works to find alternatives including developing its own smartphone OS, forcing a drop in revenues of $30 billion.

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Folding phone misery continues for Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X

06/14/2019, 08:06 am

Consumers wanting to own their own foldable smartphone have a while longer to wait, after AT&T cancelled all pre-orders for the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Fold, while Huawei has advised it will be holding back the launch of its own flexible screen launch to perform more testing before releasing the Mate X.

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US Huawei ban may cause 3.1% decline in global smartphone shipments for 2019

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

The global smartphone market will continue to decline, new forecasts from Canalys suggests, with the actions of the US government in attacking Huawei and the ongoing US-China trade tensions thought to worsen shipment figures across the industry, and spare no manufacturers.

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Apple & Samsung expected to benefit most from US Huawei ban, says Ming-Chi Kuo

06/01/2019, 01:06 pm

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects both Apple and Samsung to pick up Huawei customers outside China now that the manufacturer is no longer able to use Google's Android operating system without a branch.

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Editorial: China's retaliatory 'unreliable supplier' list will hit Windows, Android the hardest

05/31/2019, 10:05 am

China's Ministry of Commerce has floated a retaliation plan intended to punish companies complying with the Trump Administration's Entity List ban on doing business with Huawei. That could have a profound impact on two of the largest software platforms licensed in China: Android and Windows, as well as broadly-licensed silicon intellectual property from ARM and Qualcomm.

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