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.
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.
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.”
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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.
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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.
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 agrees to ‘strictest’ US Commerce settlement to finally get back into business
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has officially announced an end to ZTE’s US ban, with the Chinese company required to cough up a whopping $1.4 billion.
Donald Trump lays out terms of ZTE reprieve: $1.3 billion, monitoring
The president is back on Twitter posting about ZTE again, but it follows up on his promise to save Chinese jobs and killing a harmful imports ban.
Congress hears that Commerce Department will revise ZTE punishment
ZTE will face a larger fine for breaking trade sanctions and must submit to strict compliance measures and management changes.
China’s ZTE officially makes appeal on imports ban to US Department of Commerce
But will the government deign to listen or will ZTE be fighting even harder for its survival? The first step has been taken.
US military base retailers can no longer sell Huawei or ZTE phones
The spectre of the Chinese government’s purported turpentine tossing routine in international cybersecurity realm has heavily affected Huawei and ZTE’s business in the United States.
ZTE issues full statement after Commerce Department denial order
The Chinese telecommunications company is prepared to fight the order banning it from source products from the United States.
ZTE’s US trouble intensifies, as company could lose access to essential Android apps and services
While it’s practically impossible to prohibit ZTE from using actual Android source code, the company’s smartphones might be kicked out of Google’s Play Store.
US bans ZTE from sourcing parts in country after lying in probation report
It’s a huge blow to ZTE as it now figures out if it can procure Qualcomm chips, Corning screen glass and many other components for its smartphones.