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Huawei announces rival open source foundation

The Chinese giant is to launch a new open source foundation to potentially rival GitHub.

Jul 19, 2019

Industry challenges scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra, cryptos

The high-level attacks on Facebook’s Libra show there are a lot of misconceptions about digital currencies, say industry players.

Jul 12, 2019

Trump not a crypto-currency fan

The US president takes to Twitter to blast digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.

Jul 8, 2019

Huawei SA upbeat despite US-China battle

The South African arm of the Chinese telecoms giant weathers the US-China trade war storm, clarifying that business continues as per usual.


Lessons learned from the US-China trade war

In the race to 5G networks, choosing the wrong horse to back could prove disastrous.

Jun 30, 2019

Trump eases Huawei restrictions

President Donald Trump agrees to allow US companies to sell equipment to Huawei, noting this pertains only to equipment that poses "no great national emergency problem".

May 29, 2019

Huawei challenges US cyber security ‘excuse’ on ban

The company tells the US government that banning it using cyber security as an excuse will do nothing to make networks more secure.

May 24, 2019

Huawei SA says local users unaffected by US ban

The Chinese telecoms giant says its devices in South Africans’ hands are completely unaffected by what is happening in the US, after Huawei was added to a US trade blacklist.

May 22, 2019

Huawei will emerge stronger after Google ban, say analysts

Analysts believe the Google ban and the Trump administration's move to blacklist it will spur the Chinese company to fight harder for business.

May 16, 2019

Trump declares ICT threat emergency amid Huawei fallout

US president Donald Trump issues an executive order, declaring a national emergency over ICT threats, in a move believed to be targeting Huawei.

Apr 23, 2019

US pushback no match for Huawei growth

The Chinese networking equipment-maker sees a 39% increase in first-quarter revenue, despite Western pressure on its 5G business.

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