We may have just been given our first official glimpse of the Huawei foldable phone.The Chinese phone manufacturer has sent out invites to its MWC 2019 press conference with a side profile of what appears to be a foldable device.We already know Huawei will announce a folding phone at MWC, after Huawei CEO Richard Yu confirmed just that last week.The picture of the phone on the invite doesn't give a huge amount away, but the screen clearly wraps around a hinge, allowing the device to be folded in half, providing a phone-sized handset with display on both sides.A world firstYu has also claimed that the device Huawei announces at the show on February 24 will be the world's first 5G phone with foldable screen.We also know that the yet-unnamed foldable phone will pack Huawei's new Balong 5000 modem, which will deliver its 5G capabilities, but little else has been leaked about the handset so far.TechRadar will be reporting live from MWC 2019 to bring you all the latest from Huawei, including … [Read more...] about Huawei 5G foldable phone teased in MWC 2019 press conference invite
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The UK will not need to ban Huawei's 5G kit, despite rumours that the company's hardware could pose a national security risk, reports have claimed.According to the Financial Times, the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) believes it can mitigate the risks posed by Huawei's 5G network equipment without needing to ban it entirely.The report, which quotes two unnamed NCSC sources, notes that the body believes there are ways to ensure the UK's infrastructure is protected, months after a government study suggested Huawei's processes didn't offer enough oversight.What is 5G? Everything you need to knowThese will be the first 5G phonesHuawei Mate 20 Pro reviewUK Huawei banThe decision may have wide-reaching effects across Europe, the FT suggests, noting that the UK is the only European member of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance, in which the US, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada share intelligence data. This position means the UK gains access to information the rest of Europe … [Read more...] about UK “doesn’t need to ban” Huawei 5G kit
Restrictions on the use of Huawei’s telecommunications network equipment in the UK’s 5G infrastructure could cost the UK economy as much as £6.8 billion, a study has claimed.Despite initial concerns that the UK would lag behind in 5G development, all four operators have announced plans to go live in 2019. This has led to optimism that Britain could establish itself as a 5G leader.However, a report from Assembly Research, commissioned by industry body Mobile UK, has said the exclusion of Huawei would jeopardise this possibility by delaying the widespread availability of 5G by 18-24 months.What is 5G? Everything you need to knowHuawei details 5G base station and modem chipsUS has 'no evidence' for claimsHuawei UKThis would mean the UK would forfeit its 5G leadership role and many of the economic benefits forever. The £6.8 billion figure is based on the government’s own projections of the economic value that 5G could deliver for Britain.It is unclear what, if … [Read more...] about Huawei 5G ban could cost UK economy £6.8bn
What is 5G?5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before.Combining cutting-edge network technology and the very latest research, 5G should offer connections that are multitudes faster than current connections, with average download speeds of around 1GBps expected to soon be the norm.The networks will help power a huge rise in Internet of Things technology, providing the infrastructure needed to carry huge amounts of data, allowing for a smarter and more connected world.With development well underway, 5G networks are expected to launch across the world by 2020, working alongside existing 3G and 4G technology to provide speedier connections that stay online no matter where you are.When will 5G launch?- 5G technology is expected to officially launch across the world by 2020- The US, China and South Korea are expected to be some of the first nations to install full … [Read more...] about What is 5G? Everything you need to know
Today the Chinese government called for the release of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at Chinese electronics maker Huawei after she was arrested in Canada last weekend while transferring flights. Meng reportedly faces extradition to the U.S. for allegedly violating American sanctions against Iran. Meng is not only the chief financial officer of Huawei but the daughter of the tech giant’s founder, Ren Zhengfei. Huawei has said it has “very little information regarding the charges and is not aware of any wrongdoing,” and a spokesperson for China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry told NBC News this morning that Canada must “effectively protect the legitimate rights and interests of the person concerned.” China’s embassy in Canada has said it “opposes and strongly protests over such kind of actions which seriously harmed the human rights of the victim,” which will raise more than a few eyebrows, given China’s horrendous track record with … [Read more...] about China Demands Release of Huawei Executive Arrested in Canada on Behalf of the U.S.