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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is under house arrest, is accused of breaching COVID-19 rules by booking out a Vancouver restaurant for Christmas

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of fraud, may have violated COVID-19 guidelines while under house arrest, a Canadian court heard Tuesday. According to the South China Morning Post, Meng booked out a restaurant for 14 people at Christmas, which prosecutors argued contravenes local coronavirus guidelines. Under her house-arrest […]
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is under house arrest, is accused of breaching COVID-19 rules by booking out a Vancouver restaurant for Christmas
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Huawei reportedly worked with 4 additional companies to build surveillance tools that track people by ethnicity, following recent revelations that it tested a ‘Uighur alarm’

Huawei has worked with at least four partner companies to develop surveillance technologies that claim to monitor people by ethnicity, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Last week, The Post reported that Huawei in 2018 had tested a “Uighur alarm” – an AI facial recognition tool that claimed to identify members […]
Huawei reportedly worked with 4 additional companies to build surveillance tools that track people by ethnicity, following recent revelations that it tested a ‘Uighur alarm’
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Huawei reportedly tested facial-recognition technology that could set off a ‘Uighur alarm’ to the Chinese government when the software identified someone from the persecuted minority group

Chinese telecom giant Huawei tested artificial intelligence software that could identify the faces of Uighur minorities and alert them to the government, according to a new Washington Post report. Huawei published a document that detailed its testing of the software, which could set off a “Uighur alarm” when it finds […]
Huawei reportedly tested facial-recognition technology that could set off a ‘Uighur alarm’ to the Chinese government when the software identified someone from the persecuted minority group
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Xiaomi is now selling more smartphones than Apple, and Samsung tops the list, according to new data. Here’s how the major smartphone players rank.

Chinese tech company Xiaomi sold nearly 5 million more smartphones than Apple in the third quarter, according to a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) released Thursday. Samsung returned to the top-seller spot, pushing off Huawei, which has struggled with US restrictions. Global smartphone sales were 1.3% down year-on-year, […]
Xiaomi is now selling more smartphones than Apple, and Samsung tops the list, according to new data. Here’s how the major smartphone players rank.
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Apple’s iPhone 12 is here, but 5G still needs to catch up

Apple’s iPhone 12, which launches on Friday, marks the company’s first smartphones to come with 5G. While it’s an important step for the iPhone, 5G support alone isn’t enough of a reason to upgrade. The fastest 5G networks operate at a short range and are only found in very limited […]
Apple’s iPhone 12 is here, but 5G still needs to catch up