Huawei’s return to the 5G smartphone market and the controversy over its advanced, made-in-China processor reflect the lengths taken by the company to build up its operations, following years of struggles on account of US trade sanctions.
Speculation has ramped up over the role of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, mainland China’s top contract chip maker, in producing an advanced 5G chip for Huawei amid US trade sanctions.
While the Mate 60 Pro has triggered an outpouring of nationalist sentiment over China’s ability to withstand US sanctions, analysts say the long-term tech battle is far from over.
China Unicom, the country’s third-largest wireless network operator, expects to complete technical research and launch early ‘application scenarios’ for 6G mobile technology by 2025.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning said the US-led initiative is not only harmful to all concerned parties, but threatens the stability of the global semiconductor supply chain.
Internet giant Tencent, Genshin Impact creator miHoYo and TikTok owner ByteDance are among those being discussed as Blizzard’s next Chinese video gaming partner.
The collapse of crypto exchange FTX is expected to strengthen Hong Kong’s resolve to build a strong regulatory infrastructure for its digital-assets industry.
A new wave of digital-first enterprises focused on NFT and metaverse projects may be in a position to deliver the city’s next tech breakthrough, nearly 25 years since the Octopus card was launched.
The two companies expect their new initiative to help boost Hong Kong’s role as a strategic regional data hub in Asia.
Big Tech firms, led by Alibaba, Tencent and Meituan, are under the spotlight in China’s campaign to bring order to the world’s biggest e-commerce market.
In this issue of Global Impact, we take a look at Beijing’s plan to impose cybersecurity reviews on Chinese companies that plan to go public overseas.
The US Senate’s new China-focused legislation, the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, points to a potential acceleration of the hi-tech arms race between the world’s two largest economies.
A court has ruled in favour of Xiaomi against a US government ban that prohibits American investors from owning shares in the smartphone giant.
Hong Kong-based Turbidite eyes acquisitions and development of so-called edge data centres in emerging markets across the Asia-Pacific region.
This week’s highlights include ByteDance-owned Douyin’s plan to raise funds in the US, Baidu’s focus on smart cars and fraud claims against flying taxi maker EHang.
This week’s highlights include the improved prospects for e-commerce giant Alibaba and short video app platform Kuaishou, as well as tech provider Agora.
Honor, the former budget smartphone brand of Huawei, is set to launch its new V40 series 5G device months after it was divested by the telecommunications equipment giant.
Mobile network operators are counting on 5G to enable a wide range of indoor applications for both consumers and industries.
This week’s round-up of leading stories include Chinese space telescope FAST’s big task post-Arecibo, Beijing’s new data protection effort and Genshin Impact, the toast of the video game industry.
This round-up of leading stories includes Alibaba’s big week, Huawei’s potential sale of its Honor budget smartphone brand and how Tencent sees Beijing’s new antitrust initiative.
While most people see 5G as a technical upgrade to 4G, the next-generation mobile system is expected to be a major building block of the fourth industrial revolution.
The strategy shows how much HKBN, operator of Hong Kong’s second-largest fixed-line telecoms network, has evolved after a series of mergers and acquisitions.
This week’s round-up of leading stories include the potential impact of the digital yuan, the strong start of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day presales campaign and the biggest mobile game launch in China.
This week’s round-up of leading stories include China’s bid to improve basic tech research work, the controversy over developer miHoYo’s hit game Genshin Impact and a possible path for Huawei to survive US sanctions.
This week’s round-up of leading stories includes Huawei’s plan to run its own mobile operating system from next year, the mad dash to sell TikTok’s US business and China’s fast-growing cloud services market.
The new online service from Oppo could drive stickiness within its 350 million active users globally, as TikTok finds itself in the crosshairs of Washington.
Our round-up of this week’s leading tech stories include how tighter US sanctions have put Huawei on shaky ground, Oracle circling a TikTok deal and China’s resilient online retail giants.
The US government’s ‘Clean Network’ programme threatens to further disrupt China’s technology industry, as it aims to restrict the international expansion of Chinese apps, cloud services and undersea cable networks.
This week’s round-up of leading stories includes how WeChat benefits from Tencent’s buyout deal for Sogou, Huawei’s turn as world’s biggest smartphone vendor and the harsh regulatory spotlight on TikTok.
This week’s wrap of leading stories include Huawei’s setback in Britain, TikTok’s latest run-in with a regulator and what WeChat users in America fear.