Huawei vows to fix US 'problems'

A congressional report in October said that Huawei and fellow equipment maker ZTE were a security risk to the United States. Photo: AP

Huawei Technologies, China's largest phone equipment maker, yesterday said it hoped to "solve the challenges and problems" it has in the United States where it has been accused of being a security risk.

Tuesday, 9 April, 2013, 4:37am

Skin craft

Express yourself; this is the mantra for savvy gadget owners who are moving from personalised ring tones and screensavers to custom-made 'skins' as covers for their devices.

2 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Hang in there

A visual treat for both adults and tots, Flensted mobiles are perfect for hanging over cribs or in a corner of the nursery. The modern, simple yet elegant designs stimulate the imagination while at the same time are soothing to the eye. Handmade so that each element is in constant motion, the slightest breeze can change the formation.

6 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Chinavision Mobile Power Station

The sun is shining on the portable music/gameplayer market. Chinese manufacturer Chinavision has unveiled what is probably the world's first solar-powered portable media player.

The Mobile Power Station looks a bit like an inflated Game Boy, with a 3.5-inch TFT LCD display, and control and directional buttons on either side.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

What's On

April 12

'The changing construction market in China - challenges for British companies five years after China's WTO accession' is a breakfast briefing organised by the British Chamber of Commerce. It will discuss the legal aspects of foreign firms trying to do construction and engineering in China, and the difficulties and restrictions imposed on them.

7 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Shakers may drain battery future

A new technology from an unknown Taiwanese firm could revolutionise the electronics industry.

Sunyen, a small family company, last week announced a device that could conceivably provide unlimited power for handheld devices.

24 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Drivers' mobile phone ban looms

A law banning drivers from using hand-held mobile phones takes effect next weekend.

Drivers will be prohibited from holding a mobile phone or securing the phone between their head and shoulder while the vehicle is moving. The maximum fine is $2,000.

24 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Costly call

Manchester, England: A judge sentenced a British oil worker to an unprecedented one year's jail for endangering a flight by refusing to switch off his mobile phone.

22 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

US Coast Guard gets tough

The United States Coast Guard has announced a proposal to toughen requirements for licensing and manning towing vessels to improve safety.

15 Jul 1996 - 12:00am