Huawei's chief of consumer products said he's confident the company will meet its goal of shipping 140 million smartphones this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, which would mark a 30 percent year-over-year increase in a brutal worldwide smartphone market.
Samsung struck back at Huawei, filing suits in multiple courts in China claiming the smaller smartphone vendor has infringed on six of its patents, Reuters reported.
Samsung and Apple are the two dominant smartphone vendors on the planet, but they're facing increasingly stiff competition in international markets, according to fresh data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. In the U.S., though, both companies maintain loyal customer bases – for now, at least.
After building an impressive share of the worldwide smartphone market with low-end and mid-range smartphones, Xiaomi is hoping to carve out some space of the high end of the market in China.
Roughly 85 million Android users around the world have been infected with a new strain of malware, ZDNet reported. The software, which appears to have originated in China, generates pop-up ads and app downloads and may steal users' data.
The U.S. Commerce Department extended a reprieve from export restrictions to ZTE Corp. through August 30, allowing the Chinese electronics vendor to continue exporting products that include U.S. technology.
Qualcomm said it filed a complaint against Meizu claiming the small Chinese smartphone vendor used the San Diego-based chipmaker's patented technologies in its 3G and 4G handsets without paying for them.
Apple has been ordered to stop selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the Chinese capital of Beijing after the handset was ruled to violate intellectual property rights, Bloomberg reported.
Driven by new deployments from U.S.-based providers Verizon and other Tier 1 Chinese operators, the long haul and WDM metro optical system market segments grew 20 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2016.
Huawei Technologies is reportedly the latest Chinese tech firm to come under scrutiny by the U.S. for doing business in markets such as Iran and North Korea.