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Three Republican senators have called for blacklisting Honor Device, a low-budget smartphone firm that was formerly owned by Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Ninety-five percent of 80 million ransomware samples detected by VirusTotal, a Google-owned database where samples can be uploaded to see which anti-virus engines can detect them, were Windows-based executables or dynamic link libraries [DLLs], a study shows.

Published in Security

One hates to be the bearer of bad news to News Corp's Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, but her bombastic report on 10 October, which claimed Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is pulling out of Australia, is wrong. Dead wrong.

Published in Open Sauce

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has announced ColorOS 12, a new version of its modified Android mobile operating system, describing it as being closer to stock Android.

Published in Mobility

Despite all the brouhaha over the alleged threat posed by China, the Federal Government does not seem overly concerned when it comes to cloud hosting of its sensitive data. Else, how does one account for the fact that the Digital Transformation Agency has given Amazon Web Services, a company that has links to a Chinese-owned data centre, the green light for hosting government data?

Published in Open Sauce

ANALYSIS A detailed security report from Microsoft somewhat predictably claims that 58% of state-sponsored network attacks in 2020-21 came from Russia.

Published in Security

vivo's Y52 5G is a worthy addition to the ever-increasing range of low-budget smartphones that include the new technology and take aim squarely at the lower end of the market.

Britain will launch cyber attacks in response to similar actions by so-called "hostile states" like Russia, the country's Defence Secretary says.

Published in Security

Honor, the budget smartphone line formerly owned by Huawei, has become the third highest selling device in China, overtaking Xiaomi, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Fixed wireless access subscriptions, both 4G and 5G, will reach 473 million globally by 2030, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research predicts, which means that it will service 36% of fixed broadband users across the globe.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is back in Shenzhen after she was freed on Friday under a deferred prosecution agreement drafted by the US.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The data in the Broadband Access Microwave and Optical Transport, Mobile Core & Radio Access Network, Service Provider Router and Switch report during 1H21 period suggest there is a positive trend in the broader telecom equipment market, extending into the second quarter, even if growth lagged, according to market research firm Dell’Oro Group.

Published in Business Telecoms

Global shipments of wearable bands grew by 5.6% year-on-year with a total of 40.9 million units being shipped in the second quarter of 2021, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that the decline of basic band shipments, which began in the final quarter of 2020, has extended into the second quarter this year.

Published in Home Tech

 

Attacks on SolarWinds software in July were possible because the company had compiled some dynamic link libraries without Address Space Layout Randomisation, Microsoft claims in a security brief.

Published in Security

Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia has pulled the plug on its participation in the US-backed Open Radio Access Network Alliance [corrected], a grouping that aims to develop software for running 5G networks, according to a report on the Asia Times website.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Global electric vehicle sales for the first half of 2021 rose by 160% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that 2.6 million EVs were sold.

Published in Automotive

Global smartwatch shipments appear to have recovered from any COVID-19 impact, with figures in the second quarter of 2021 rising by 27% compared to the corresponding quarter in 2020, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi may have grabbed the international headlines, but another brand, vivo, owned by giant BBK Electronics, has quietly moved up to take the top spot in the Chinese market, the technology analyst company Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Despite the strictures on American companies doing business with Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, Washington appears to have given the green light for the sale of semiconductors for Huawei's growing automotive technology business.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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