Pocketnow Daily: What the Huawei Extension means to the Mate 30 Pro! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Extension Huawei is getting from the US ban, the new Apple Watch Series 5 and more

Pocketnow Daily: The Huawei Mate 30 Pro looks DIFFERENT! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible leaked design of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, how Huawei’s ban is affecting Samsung and more

Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Fold is Ready… Sort Of? (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Samsung Galaxy Fold and how it’s supposed to be ready, Apple’s take on Ive’s departure and more
Galaxy Note10 Unpacked event

Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Unpacked: S-Pen Camera?? (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the next Samsung Event that will launch the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Huawei’s ban update and more

Ontario to ban smartphone use from public schools next year

Reports from government sources say that Canada’s most populous province will enforce a smartphone use ban with few exemptions.

US lawmakers want sanctions on ZTE enforced if it fails on Trump terms

Chinese telcom player ZTE has plenty of attention from senators as it continues to face punishment from sanctions violations and fraud.

The iPhone 7 and 8 models are no longer available in Germany

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 variants are no longer for sale in Germany through the site of Apple.com after Qualcomm took a dangerous gamble

Qualcomm pays to enforce iPhone sales ban in Germany

The ban is covering more than the 15 Apple Stores in the country — it will also affect sales of the iPhone 7 and 8 at more than 4,000 resellers.

Apple faces Huawei bias in China, could lose big on iPhone sales

One analyst from Rosenblatt believes that Apple could scrap 4 million iPhones’ worth of orders to its suppliers because of controversy around Huawei.

Qualcomm wins iPhone sales ban in Germany

The ban affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models, though Qualcomm vows it will pursue injunctions on the XS, XS Max and XR models, too.

Qualcomm claims that Apple is still violating iPhone sales ban in China, even after releasing iOS 12.1.2

Apple and Qualcomm are still going at it in China, even after the new iOS 12.1.2 software update has arrived in all iPhones

Sprint and T-Mobile parents pledge to excise Huawei equipment to score merger approval

Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank are reportedly promising to US regulators that they will get rid of Huawei equipment on all of their networks.

Apple predicts dire consequences settling with Qualcomm over China iPhone ban

Apple is scrambling to update iPhones in China to avoid utilizing Qualcomm patents, but wants to fight off settlement and avoid “unrecoverable losses.”

Qualcomm chasing iPhone XS, XR sales ban in China as well

The chipmaker won a preliminary injunction against iPhones released in the past 3 years, but it also wants to wrap in the latest ones with the bans, too.
ZTE

Senators want to punish ZTE for helping Venezuela spy on its own citizens

The two senators are urging the Trump administration to see if ZTE used US parts in a citizen social credit database for the Venezuelan government.
5G

Australian intel: Huawei gave network keys to the Chinese government

The intelligence claims that Chinese government spies pressured Huawei into giving access codes for a network within the past two years.

Qualcomm’s case for iPhone sales ban in US looks shaky

The commission’s staff has found that Apple has not violated Qualcomm’s patents and that the chipmaker’s request would harm competition.
5G

Australia locks Huawei out of 5G network contracts, Beijing angered

The Australian government has more generally banned any Chinese vendors from bidding for any network equipment contracts with the nation’s carriers.

Defense budget passes with ban on Huawei, ZTE phones for workers

Employees and contractors won’t be able to keep Huawei and ZTE components in place if they work for the Defense Department.

ZTE finally makes escrow payment to get out of US imports ban

Step by step, Chinese manufacturer ZTE is taking steps to comply with a new list of punishments to be able to buy American products again.

Huawei claims independence from Beijing, fighting to keep FCC funds for its US network clients

The commission has proposed to prevent US networks from buying equipment from Huawei and ZTE by denying them public funds.

Senate passes defense bill locking Huawei and ZTE out of US

President Trump will apparently brush against the will of Congress to lock Huawei and ZTE out of the US market, setting us up for a showdown.

ZTE back on stock market, investors take away $3 billion

ZTE had market value of $20 billion before it was subjected to a ban on importing US products. It has now garnered at least $7 billion in immediate losses.

ZTE imports ban won’t be lifted until it pays $1.4 billion in penalties

That’s $1 billion straight to the US Commerce Department and another $400 million lodged with an American escrow account.

ZTE’s troubles are far from over, with market confidence in shreds and internal struggles

Chinese tech giant ZTE is not out of the woods yet, looking at a serious vacuum power caused by mandatory executive reforms and partner skepticism.