A man walks past Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen. The company faced tough prospects in its overseas markets after the US put pressure on its closest allies to block the Chinese company from participating in 5G mobile network projects due to security concerns. Photo: AFP

2018 China tech review: look back at a year when gaming was whacked, AI moved ahead and technology took centre stage in trade war

  • The big players in e-commerce met new challengers in the form of companies like Pinduoduo
  • Apple’s weak iPhone sales also dragged down the performance of its assembler Foxconn
Topic |   2018 in review

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A man walks past Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen. The company faced tough prospects in its overseas markets after the US put pressure on its closest allies to block the Chinese company from participating in 5G mobile network projects due to security concerns. Photo: AFP
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