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The world’s biggest telecom equipment maker, Huawei Technologies Co was sued by Cisco Systems in 2003 for allegedly infringing on its patents. In the US, security officials have accused it of allowing unauthorized access by the Chinese People's Liberation Army through its equipment. US political opposition forced Huawei to withdraw its purchase of 3Leaf systems in 2010.

Move to metal casings for smartphones to benefit BYD Electronic, Ju Teng

Since Apple introduced an aluminium unibody design on the iPhone in 2012, few smartphone brands have followed suit by introducing metal casings for their flagship devices.

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014, 4:26am

Xi Jinping raises reports of NSA spying on Huawei in meeting with Obama

Xi Jinping and Barack Obama met yesterday while attending a nuclear security summit in the Netherlands. Their meeting was complicated by renewed tensions over the National Security Agency's surveillance programme.

25 Mar 2014 - 7:47am 6 comments

'So much data that we don't know what to do with it': NSA 'spied on Chinese telecom giant Huawei'

Chinese telecommunications and internet company Huawei defended its independence yesterday and said it would condemn any infiltration of its servers by the US National Security Agency if reports of such activities by the NSA were true.

24 Mar 2014 - 8:04am 6 comments

Huawei targets enterprise growth

Huawei Technologies, China's largest phone-equipment maker, forecast its enterprise business will accelerate growth, targeting US$10 billion in revenue by 2017 by winning contracts in cloud hosting and digital networks.

12 Mar 2014 - 1:26am

Huawei, Lenovo poised to close gap with smartphone leaders

Huawei Technologies and Lenovo are expected to intensify competition in the global smartphone market after both companies recorded strong unit shipment growth last year.

29 Jan 2014 - 9:05am

Huawei forecasts sales jump of 8pc

Huawei Technologies' global sales revenue would reach 238 billion yuan (HK$305 billion) to 240 billion yuan last year, an increase of 8 per cent from 2012, bolstered by growth in the enterprise business and sales of smartphones, the company said.

16 Jan 2014 - 2:36am

British government drops Huawei devices amid security concerns

British government departments "have scrapped" video conferencing equipment supplied by Chinese IT giant Huawei because of security concerns, it was claimed yesterday.

The Home Office, Ministry of Justice and Crown Prosecution Service are all said to have stopped using the devices during meetings amid fears that the devices could contain eavesdropping bugs.

14 Jan 2014 - 4:32pm

Xiaomi, Huawei set 2014 targets, ZTE adjusts

The start of a new year is seeing 2 of China's top smartphone and telecoms equipment makers lay out their new goals for 2014, with the fast-rising Xiaomi aiming to continue its explosive growth as the more mature Huawei targets more modest gains.

2 Jan 2014 - 12:55pm

InterDigital 'threatened' over bid to collect Huawei patent royalty

InterDigital chief executive William Merritt said the Chinese government is threatening the US company over its bid to collect patent royalties from phonemaker Huawei Technologies.

18 Dec 2013 - 6:13am

Adviser to US government on foreign investment quits over link to Huawei

A long-time adviser to the US Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he had worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology company the US has condemned as an espionage threat.

8 Dec 2013 - 7:14am 4 comments