News from China
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Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the United States government over a provision (Section 889) to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that effectively bans all US government agencies from using products manufactured by the company (as well as ZTE), over spying concerns.
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Apple has launched the Apple HomePod in mainland China and Hong Kong markets. The promotional material highlighted regional tweaks to Siri including recognition of queries for music genres "Mandopop" and "Cantopop," which will trigger playback of custom radio stations in Apple Music.
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Apple will push software updates to users in a bid to resolve potential issues in China. Apple will carry out the software updates at the start of next week "to address any possible concern about our compliance with the order", the firm said in a statement.
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Earlier today, we reported how Qualcomm won a preliminary order from a Chinese court banning imports and sales of several Apple iPhone's in the region. Unsurprisingly, Apple has since responded with its own statement and is now getting ready to appeal Qualcomm's attempted ban on the sale of its older iPhone models in China.
Qualcomm wins preliminary order from Chinese court banning imports and sales of several Apple iPhones
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Qualcomm has won a preliminary order from a Chinese court banning imports and sales of several Apple iPhones in the region.
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Back in August, TCL unveiled the BlackBerry KEY2 LE and the company today announced that the BlackBerry KEY2 LE, will be available in Hong Kong from Thursday November 15 at 1O1O outlets and retailers.
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Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 last week, which is Samsung's most powerful phone yet. 128GB models come with 6GB RAM while the 512GB models have a healthy 8GB RAM. The company has now officially launched the Galaxy Note 9 in China.
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Google has announced a new strategic partnership with chinese company JD.com, one of the world’s leading ecommerce companies. As part of this partnership, Google will invest $550 million in JD.com.
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TCL launched the BlackBerry KEY2 last week, packing a number of features that are firsts for any BlackBerry smartphone. While the 64Gb models were quickly available for pre-ordering, the 128Gb model is now available to pre-order in China.
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The BlackBerry KEY² will launch in China on June 8, the same day that the device is officially unveiled on June 7 in New York. The event will take place at the Damai Center, Hall 1, Beijing.
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BlackBerry Mobile has opened two BlackBerry star shops in Shanghai and Nanjing. Both BlackBerry Star Shops will be offering brand display, offline sales, product experience and after-sales service.
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Xiaomi filed today to go public in Hong Kong in what is expected to be the world’s biggest initial public offering since Alibaba’s $25 billion market debut in 2014. It’s the first major company to announce plans to go public in Hong Kong after its stock exchange pushed through new rules to lure tech firms.
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Huawei have unveiled the P20 and P20 Pro handsets at the Grand Palais in Paris, featuring the world’s first Leica triple camera set up that boasts a 40MP RGB sensor, 20MP monochrome shooter and an 8MP sensor with a telephoto lens on the rear of the device and is also capable of 5x Hybrid zoom.
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BlackBerry and Chinese firm Baidu announced today that the two companies will collaborate to accelerate the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide.
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Recently, TCL creative project advertisements can be seen at four landmarks of Rome, namely the Colosseum, Via del Corso, Castel Sant’Angelo and Ponte Milvio Bridge. Through this advertising campaign, this Chinese consumer