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Huawei phone users left exposed by Android block

The technology giant has cut off Huawei’s Android license, preventing users from accessing important security updates Huawei users have been warned they will be “significantly impacted” by Google restricting the Chinese firm’s access to its Android software. The block is the result of an executive order from US President Donald Trump last week which prevents… Read More


After three consecutive years of growth, semiconductor revenue set for slump

Fall in demand centring around China will pinch semiconductor revenues through 2019, IDC says After back-to-back years of strong growth, semiconductor revenues will decline this year, according to IDC’s latest update to its semiconductor forecaster. The IT market research specialist predicts worldwide semiconductor revenue to decline to $440 billion (£342 billion), a 7.2 percent drop… Read More


Alibaba developed Chinese state propaganda app

Amid growing scrutiny over Chinese tech’s ties to Beijing, Reuters has revealed Alibaba was behind a Chinese propaganda app that went viral Two Alibaba employees have told Reuters that the Chinese tech juggernaut was behind a Chinese Communist app that spewed out state propaganda, such as short videos, news stories and quizzes. The app makes… Read More


China suspected in cyber attack on Australian political parties

The IT systems of the Australian government have been targeted by a “sophisticated” state-sponsored cyber attack, the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed The networks of all three of Australia’s major political parties – the Liberals, Labor and Nationals – were hit in an attack that forced the password reset of all users of the… Read More


West is jealous of our 5G superiority, says Huawei

Huawei ups the ante against 5G backlash, suggesting its place as a market leader in 5G technology could be behind scrutiny of the company Jealousy could be behind some of the criticism of Huawei in the West, the Chinese technology giant has suggested. The firm said it had a “sound record” of cybersecurity and warned… Read More



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