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US extends Huawei's temporary licence
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 12:11

US extends Huawei's temporary licence


But Huawei says US itself suffers

The US Commerce Department said that it has granted a 90 day extension of its temporary general licence which will extend until February 16th next year.

Huawei gives $286 million to staff
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Tuesday, 12 November 2019 10:58

Huawei gives $286 million to staff


Thanks for your help in the trade war

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies has given $286 million in cash rewards to staff helping it weather a US trade blacklisting.

Huawei founder says US embargo the lesser of his problems
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That which does not kill you makes you strong

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has told the press that the US embargo is just the latest in a string of tests that have hardened him and his company.

Gender equality in tech is just a myth
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Wednesday, 06 November 2019 22:45

Gender equality in tech is just a myth


Financial Times claims everything is equal


A senior UK journalist hosted a session in which he mansplained the injustice of gender equality in the IT business.

My brain hertz: Let your fingers do the talking
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 20:32

My brain hertz: Let your fingers do the talking


Does speed kill?


At Huawei's “Innovation Day” in Paris, earlier this week, Francois Barrault, chairman of IDATE Digiworld, made some interesting comparisons between robots and human beings, focusing on the five senses.

AI to create a "robolution". Ugh
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 11:35

AI to create a "robolution". Ugh


Opinion: If you want a robolution, coin another neologism


Talking about AI and “robolution”, yeah really, a French MP delivered a speech at Huawei's Paris gig today which will compel your or repel you, according to your inclination and degree of latitude

BBC thinks Alexa, Home and Siri bypass journo standards
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Call for transparency

BBC executive Mukul Devichand, who is heading up the corporation's AI efforts, said at a Huawei event in Paris that “smart” assistants like Google Home, Alexa and Apple Siri ran the risk of becoming content editors.

TSMC quashes rumours that it is to stop making Huawei chips
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Not aware of any such request

TSMC has dismissed rumours that the US government was forcing it to cancel its lucrative contracts with Huawei.

Forget 5G, 6G to arrive in 2030
Published in News
Monday, 04 November 2019 11:08

Forget 5G, 6G to arrive in 2030


See through walls – it's kind of magic

Merouane Debba, director of the mathematical and algorithmic sciences lab, Huawei said the company is aiming to introduce 5G plus in 2028 and 6G in 2030.

Huawei: "We won't be crushed!"
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Monday, 04 November 2019 09:51

Huawei: "We won't be crushed!"


Votes for Europe, photonics computing is the way to go

William Xu, president of Huawei's board in charge of strategic research spoke at the company's “innovation” jamboree in Paris today.