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US has Huawei in cuffs; China has US in chains

If the US continues to play hardball on Huawei, don’t rule out Beijing at least reminding American officials of the bazooka in its cupboard Original Link

China’s ire flares in US case against Huawei’s CFO

China has threatened Canada with grave consequences if a top executive at Huawei is not immediately released, calling her arrest as she changed planes in Canada “unreasonable, unconscionable and vile in nature”. Original Link

Huawei is said to plan $2-billion cybersecurity reboot

China’s Huawei is planning to overhaul its global software systems as it tries to avoid a ban in the UK and other European markets, after previous piecemeal fixes failed to assuage national security concerns. Original Link

Caught in the cross-fire between US and China, Huawei responds to CFO’s arrest

Reading Time: 2 minutes Huawei slams US government for being unreasonable, says it will not change its relationship global supply chain partners. Original Link

Huawei CFO arrest: everything we know so far

Huawei chief financial officer Wanzhou Meng faces extradition to the US over potential violations of American sanctions on Iran. Here are the latest developments. Original Link

China state media calls Huawei arrest a ‘despicable rogue’ act

China’s state media called the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer in Canada a “despicable rogue’s approach”, painting the move as a politically motivated effort to contain China’s rise. Original Link

‘Shocking’ Huawei arrest threatens US-China trade truce

On the same day Donald Trump and Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce in Argentina, some 11 000km away Canadian authorities made an arrest that now threatens to make the US-China conflict much worse. Original Link

Huawei CFO arrested, sparking China outrage

Huawei Technologies’ chief financial officer was arrested in Canada over potential violations of US sanctions on Iran, provoking outrage from China. Original Link

Briefing: British telco BT blocks Huawei from core networks

Governments are increasingly wary of Huawei’s presence in their core national infrastructure. Original Link

Android rivals to boast 5G long before Apple’s iPhone

Apple plans to hold off until at least 2020 before offering an iPhone that can connect to the next generation of high-speed phone services coming next year, according to people familiar with its plans. Original Link

Watch | Huawei’s Mohamed Madkour on mobile connectivity in Africa

Promoted | In this video, Dr Mohamed Madkour, Huawei’s vice president for global wireless marketing and solutions, speaks on mobile connectivity in Africa at the recent AfricaCom event in Cape Town. Original Link

Watch | Huawei’s Mohamed Madkour on mobile connectivity in Africa

Promoted | In this video, Dr Mohamed Madkour, Huawei’s vice president for global wireless marketing and solutions, speaks on mobile connectivity in Africa at the recent AfricaCom event in Cape Town. Original Link

TalkCentral: Ep 242 – ‘Stella’s turn at the top’

In the TalkCentral podcast this week, hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to reintegrate the departments of communications and telecommunications & postal services. Original Link

US allies urged to shun Huawei equipment: report

The US government is reportedly contacting key allies to get them to persuade telecommunications companies in their countries to avoid using equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies. Original Link

Briefing: US warns allies away from Huawei’s equipment

The US government is trying to persuade foreign ally countries to avoid using telecom equipment from Huawei Technologies. Original Link

Huawei accelerates commercialization of 5G network

Huawei has signed 22 commercial contracts for 5G and is working with over 50 carriers on 5G commercial tests. Original Link

Watch | Huawei’s Ian Valentine on making mobile video a success in Africa

Promoted | Ian Valentine, principal consultant for TV strategy, Huawei Consulting, talks about how to ensure mobile video is a success in Africa. Original Link

Watch | Huawei’s Lu Baoqiang on the challenges for operators in the digital era

Promoted | Lu Baoqiang, vice president of delivery & services at Huawei Southern Africa, talks in this video from AfricaCom 2018 in Cape Town about the challenges faced by telecommunications operators in the digital era. Original Link

Watch | Huawei showcases IoT solutions at AfricaCom #1

Promoted | Africa’s largest technology and telecoms conference returns to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Meet Huawei’s Carrier Business Group CTO director David Hoelscher. Original Link

Watch | Huawei showcases IoT solutions at AfricaCom #2

Promoted | Africa’s largest technology and telecoms conference returns to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Zhu Ming, the director of IoT at Huawei Southern Africa, talks about strategies to take ownership of the IoT industry and the successes of IoT in Africa. Original Link

Interview: Huawei Enterprise Group’s Alex Du Min and Pinnacle’s Fred Saayman

Promoted | In this episode of the podcast, TechCentral talks to Alex Du Min, MD of the Huawei Enterprise Group in South Africa, and Fred Saayman, Pinnacle’s Huawei business unit executive. Original Link

Pinnacle powering Internet of Everything with Huawei smart city/campus vision

Promoted | According to Pinnacle, cities around the world have set their digital transformation sights on uplifting healthcare, education and delivering quality utility and transport services while also prioritising public safety. Original Link

TalkCentral: Ep 240 – ‘Is Apple pricing itself out of the market?’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Apple’s new iPad Pro models, the new MacBook Air and the new Mac mini – and ask: is Apple pricing itself out of the market? Original Link

Huawei to build cloud data centre facility in South Africa

Chinese ICT giant Huawei will build a data centre facility in Johannesburg to provide public cloud services, becoming the latest multinational after Microsoft and Amazon.com to unveil such plans. Original Link

Pinnacle brings Huawei POL Hotel solution to SA hospitality sector

Promoted | Pinnacle is set to revolutionise the local hospitality sector with Huawei’s POL Hotel solution. Original Link

Samsung earnings top estimates despite smartphone pressures

Samsung Electronics has posted quarterly profit that topped analyst estimates on growth in its memory chip business, but signalled caution in semiconductors by announcing a cut in capital spending for the year. Original Link

Cars & Gadgets: Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro

In the latest episode of Cars & Gadgets, Duncan McLeod speaks to Nafisa Akabor about the new Mate 20 Pro from Huawei. Is this the best smartphone of 2018? Original Link

Hotels rest easy with better operations

Promoted | As guests demand more and better services, hotels need a better platform to offer and manage them, says Pinnacle, an authorised distributor of Huawei Technologies Enterprise products in South Africa and Africa. Original Link

Pinnacle drives Huawei’s FusionInsight Big Data platform into SA public and financial enterprise sectors

Promoted | Huawei’s FusionInsight from Pinnacle tackles the challenges presented by the digital transformation revolution. Original Link

What to expect in the Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Electronics is overhauling its line-up of premium phones for next year, preparing to launch its first 5G-capable smartphone, a cheaper flagship model and a foldable-screen device to challenge Apple. Original Link

Briefing: Chinese tech giants reportedly suspend social hiring ahead of “internet winter”

Chinese internet tycoons including Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and JD are reportedly either suspending or cutting off their social recruitment plans due to the unstable market Original Link

Huawei launches Mate 20 Pro in SA: pricing, details

Huawei, which is engaged in a fierce battle for smartphone supremacy with Samsung and Apple, has launched its new high-end smartphone, the Mate 20 Pro, in South Africa, just a week after it was unveiled in London. Original Link

Pinnacle reveals results of Huawei global survey of AMI market [promoted]

Pinnacle has revealed the results of research conducted on behalf of Huawei Technologies into the global advanced metering infrastructure market. Original Link

TalkCentral: Ep 239 – ‘Cell C rains on Vodacom’s parade’

In the TalkCentral podcast this week, Vodacom and Rain’s roaming deal, Standard Bank’s MVNO, the Internet Service Providers’ Association’s demands, Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud 2019. Original Link

Huawei to begin manufacturing smartphones in India in 2019

Huawei also plans to spend about $100 million in the Indian market, including 1000 offline stores in the next 2-3 years. Original Link

Huawei using lawsuit to seek China dominance, ex-worker says

A former employee of Huawei Technologies has accused the mobile giant of using a lawsuit against his Silicon Valley start-up to steal intellectual property and help China achieve technological dominance over the US. Original Link

Mate 20 Pro: Huawei throws down the gauntlet

China’s Huawei has taken the wraps off impressive new high-end smartphone models it no doubt hopes will put it closer to unseating market leader Samsung Electronics and relegating Apple to a distant third place. Original Link