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Huawei using Snapdragon chips, HarmonyOS 2.1 and HMS for smartphones
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Huawei using Snapdragon chips, HarmonyOS 2.1 and HMS for smartphones

“At present, the biggest difficulty for us is the mobile phone business. As we all know, chips for mobile phone need advanced technology as they are small and have low power consumption. Huawei can design its own chip but no one can manufacture it for us. That's where we (are) stuck.” Huawei chairman in August commenting on the US Blockade against chips In August 2021, Huawei's current chairman Guo Ping explained that procuring chips was the biggest problem that the Chinese manufacturer has. That's because last May, the U.S. announced a change in export rules that block a foundry using U.S.-based technology from shipping advanced cutting-edge chips to Huawei. That includes chips designed by Huawei's own Kirin semiconductor unit. Huawei's solution for P50 - Samsung Foundry 5...
Huawei ascends Fortune Global 500 as COVID-19 Lockdowns boost 5G and IoT adoption
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Huawei ascends Fortune Global 500 as COVID-19 Lockdowns boost 5G and IoT adoption

The Tech Giant’s, Huawei, ranking in the global top 500 enterprises has moved up to 44th this year from previously being 49th last year. The privately employee-owned firm entered the list for the first time back in 2010 with a ranking of 397th, and by 2020, it leapt from 72nd to 49th place making their way into the top 50 for the first time. “The Fortune Global 500 annual ranking measures the business revenue of the top businesses across industries” sources explain. “The companies generated revenues totalling more than one-third of the world’s GDP and employ 69.7 million people worldwide, however, their total revenue shrank over the past year.” Clearly Britain removing Huawei tech from their Telecom 5G rollout as noted in Huawei ad blitz to Britain – Fallout will affect Recession...
Huawei Seeds of the Future Program promoting Tech4Good for UWI and UTECH Students
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Huawei Seeds of the Future Program promoting Tech4Good for UWI and UTECH Students

“We also welcome students from different faculty or majors to join, allowing them to understand technology and digitalization within a cross-discipline context.” - Huawei commenting on the 5th annual staging ‘Seeds of the Future’ programme. Telecom Giants Huawei will once again be accommodating students from both the University of the West Indies and The University of Technology for its 5th annual staging ‘Seeds of the Future’ programme. Huawei Jamaica has partnered with these universities since 2017, providing the opportunity for students to learn about Huawei’s international business culture at the company’s headquarters. This trip has continuously benefitted students as the course of the programme focuses on information communication technology (ICT), preparing them for their vent...
Galileo Hall Virtual Tour hints at 5G powered Virtual Reality for Remote Workplace
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Galileo Hall Virtual Tour hints at 5G powered Virtual Reality for Remote Workplace

“For radio access network, in order to tap into 5G, you need to be connected to optical fibre, ideally, or microwave antennas. The radio access is seen as the most challenging part, as if a customer wants to upgrade, another base would need to be added, taking up space and costing more money. Huawei then took the initiative of adding the bases on the pole to cut costs.” Jean Francois Tremblay, Vice President, Communications Strategist of Huawei HQ, explaining Huawei 5G during a Galileo Hall Virtual Tour Tech Giants Huawei, hosted its Galileo Hall Virtual Tour on Thursday April 22nd via zoom. The tour consisted of demonstrations with experts who met physically at the Centre and with whom they interacted directly. This tour included demonstrations on how the latest technologies are...
Tablet sales rebound in 2020 with Apple still dominant
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Tablet sales rebound in 2020 with Apple still dominant

The worldwide tablet market had an outstanding fourth quarter (4Q20) with 19.5% year-over-year growth and shipments totaling 52.2 million units, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. Impacted by the pandemic, the tablet market reached shipment levels not seen since the fourth quarter of 2017 when the total was 49.9 million. Detachable tablets have broadened their presence in the market as the emphasis on productivity, flexibility, and ease of use is now greater than ever before and sales for this category were often in direct competition with notebooks. Shipments for detachable tablets grew 27.9% during the quarter as both Microsoft and Apple helped push the form factor with their respective pro...
Huawei donates 500 MediaPad T3 10” LTE tablets to the Ministry of Education
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Huawei donates 500 MediaPad T3 10” LTE tablets to the Ministry of Education

“The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many unexpected challenges to our life. As for the education sector, it has been a challenging time but all of us are working hard for the joint efforts of “school shut down, but education continues. Today we are proud to cooperate with the Government of Jamaica and all of you for the great effort and initiative of “One Laptop or Tablet per Child”. Mr. Bo Zhou, Regional Executive of Huawei Technologies during their donation of 500 of their MediaPad T3 10” LTE tablets to the Ministry of Education Telecom Giants Huawei Jamaica had recently made a generous donation to The Ministry of Education towards their “One Laptop or Tablet per Child” initiative. The event took place by the Ministry headquarters located at heroes circle which brought together hono...
Huawei passes an independent GSMA NESAS, demonstrating Integrity of their Networks
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Huawei passes an independent GSMA NESAS, demonstrating Integrity of their Networks

“By committing to NESAS, vendors are helping network operators, and other stakeholders make informed decisions about secure product development”  GSMA CTO Alex Sinclair, commenting on Huawei passed an independent NESAS The Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) announced Huawei passed an independent security audit of product development and lifecycle management processes and is set to submit network kit for evaluation in a second round of tests. The GSMA’s Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS) is viewed as vehicle to improve transparency and trust in telecoms equipment and is open to all major vendors that support 3GPP standards. GSMA NESAS – Assurance that Huawei has high Integrity and a Secure Network With Huawei meeting requirements for the first...
Huawei Harmony OS 2.0 is Open Source Mobile OS with IoT Integration
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Huawei Harmony OS 2.0 is Open Source Mobile OS with IoT Integration

“Starting on 10 September, Harmony OS is open to 128KB-128MB IoT devices, such as smart TVs, wearables, cars and more. In April 2021, we will open it to 128MB-4GB devices and in October 2021, Harmony OS will be opened for devices above 4GB”  Consumer business CEO Richard Yu announcing the roadmap for Harmony OS in his keynote speech.  Huawei has announced the second version of its Harmony OS operating system and detailed plans to bring it to a wider range of devices, including smartphones. Consumer business CEO Richard Yu made the announcement today at Huawei’s developer conference in Shenzhen, China. Huawei will make a beta version of the Harmony OS 2.0 SDK available to developers today, though it’ll initially only support smartwatches, car head units, and TVs. A smartphone ...