Tag: China

Facebook, Twitter Can’t Find China Election Meddling Trump Cites

Facebook and Twitter haven’t detected Chinese meddling in the 2018 elections, company officials said, casting doubt on claims by President Donald Trump that the Asian nation is trying to interfere. The social media giants have reported online disinformation campaigns ahead of the Nov. 6 elections that appear to originate from Russia and Iran. But press representatives for both […]

Australia bans China’s Huawei from mobile network build over security fears

SYDNEY: Australia’s government on Thursday banned major Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for its planned 5Gmobile network, citing risks of foreign interference. Huawei’s involvement in the network rollout, and resistance to it from Australia’s security agencies, has become a flashpoint between the trading partners in recent months as a row over alleged […]

China Smartphone Shipments Decline 21 Percent, Xiaomi Sees Growth: Canalys

Smartphone shipments in China have dropped by 21 percent in Q1 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, as per the latest data shared by market analyst firm Canalys. According to the report, the total number of smartphone shipments in the country in the first quarter totalled 91 million – a number that the market […]