Samsung and Apple are losing ground to Huawei because their phones are too expensive

Research released by Gartner shows China’s Huawei is gaining ground over major rivals like Samsung and Apple. Apple’s iPhone suffered its worst quarterly year-on-year sales decline since the first quarter of 2016, Gartner says. Gartner’s Anshul Gupta says Samsung and Apple’s high price tags are putting consumers off. Samsung and Apple are increasingly losing their…

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Germany says it's not ready to bar Huawei in potential US snub

A spokesperson for Germany’s interior ministry told CNBC on Tuesday that the nation was not planning to shut any firm out of its 5G network. He said Germany was instead looking to amend existing laws to ensure all vendors could be included. Allowing Huawei into its 5G network would be a move against the U.S.,…

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Trump reportedly expected to ban Chinese telecom equipment from US networks

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order next week banning Chinese telecommunication equipment from U.S. wireless networks, Politico reported late Thursday, citing three sources. As infrastructure for the next generation of ultra-high speed internet is being developed, US officials want “to move the needle” on security, Politico reported, citing a source close…

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UK spy chief raises questions over China's 5G rollout 

The head of the U.K.’s Secret Intelligence Service gave a rare public address. In a Q&A with university students, MI6 chief Alex Younger said the agency had to consider Chinese telecoms firms’ role in 5G development. The U.K. and Canada are the only members of the Five Eyes security alliance not to exclude Chinese tech…

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HTC 'Exodus' Blockchain Phone To Support LTC, Lee to Advise Project

Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin (LTC), has been announced as an adviser to the development of HTC’s “Exodus” blockchain phone following Mr. Lee’s recent tweet that stated he had met with the HTC team and that the Exodus phone will natively support LTC. Also Read: Football Team in Gibraltar to Pay Its Players in Cryptocurrency…

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Sirin Labs Informs Users of Hack of SRN Holder

Sirin Labs, the producer of a mobile phone with military-grade security, has announced on its Telegram channel that a major SRN token holder was hacked. SRN is a token which was sold in an ICO to fund the development of a line of devices under the name FINNEY.  The ICO raised ‎$157.8 million, making it the…

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Huawei adds a bitcoin wallet to its app store even as China cracks down on trading

Huawei has teamed up with BTC.com to add the latter’s bitcoin wallet to its new AppGallery. The move comes as China cracks down on speculative trading in the cryptocurrency market. The AppGallery will be pre-installed on all new Huawei and Honor phones and rolled out to other devices in the second quarter. Huawei has released…

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Amazon Web Services Launched ‘Blockchain Templates’ to Compete with IBM, Microsoft and Oracle

With a view to make it faster and easier for developers to build and deploy secure blockchain networks, Amazon has launched its Amazon Web Services Blockchain Templates. Thanks to these templates you will be able to concentrate your attention only on creating your blockchain-based applications and not to waste your time and forces for setting…

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Blockchain-As-A-Service Platform Developed By Huawei

Huawei, the world’s third-biggest mobile phone maker, has developed a blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform to enable companies to develop smart contracts on top of a blcockhain network for several use-case scenarios. The announcement was made at Huawei’s analyst conference in Shenzhen on Tuesday. Dubbed Blockchain Service (BCS), the new BaaS solution is based on Linux Foundation’s…

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China’s Huawei Rumored to Partner with Cold Storage Smartphone Maker

Embattled Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei, is rumored to be in serious talks with Sirin Labs to bring its handset into the cryptoverse, possibly incorporating the Swiss company’s cold storage wallet along with its system to instantly convert fiat to crypto. This comes at a time when, in the US, at least one regulator is insisting…

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Корпорация Huawei планирует выпустить блокчейн-смартфон

Третий в мире производитель смартфонов разрабатывает проект смартфона на блокчейн-платформе. В корпорации Huawei рассматривают возможность создания нового мобильного телефона, ориентированного на запуск приложений на платформе блокчейн. Предположительно, Huawei будет лицензировать операционную систему Sirin Lab, чтобы запускать блокчейн приложения вместе с Android. Huawei планирует создать первый блокчейн-смартфон в сотрудничестве с Sirin Lab Важно отметить, что проект…

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