The Chinese government is taking further steps to remove foreign technology from state agencies and other organisations, a clear sign of determination for more independence amid escalating tensions with the US.
Vivo, one of China’s biggest smartphone brands, has been launched in South Africa. The company has partnered with Vodacom for the initial launch of devices.
Huawei Technologies has sued the US Federal Communications Commission, seeking to overturn a regulatory decision that will hurt the Chinese corporation’s business with its last major American clients.
The US has been warning other countries not to buy telecommunications gear from China’s Huawei and ZTE. The government will soon put real money behind the effort.
Lawyers for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou are opposing the broadcast of her extradition proceedings in Canada, saying it’d raise the risk of US President Donald Trump muddying her case.
China has said it will raise penalties on violations of intellectual property rights in an attempt to address one of the sticking points in trade talks with the US.
Microsoft got a licence to do business with Huawei, a step that lets the software giant continue selling some of its most important products to a Chinese company that was blacklisted by the US government.
Huawei has urged the US government to end its “unjust treatment” of the Chinese technology giant after it was granted an extension to a temporary trade licence in the country.
Promoted | At the recent Cloud & AI Forum 2019 in Cape Town, Huawei launched its new-generation, intelligent, all-flash storage product, the OceanStor Dorado, which runs on powerful new processors.
Chinese technology giant Huawei has begun selling its first foldable smartphone without Google apps or US-made processor chips following sanctions imposed by Washington.