Telecommunications

Samsung's 1Q profit slides on falling chip prices

Apr 30, 2019

Samsung Electronics Co. says its operating profit for the last quarter declined more than 60% from a year earlier because of falling chip prices and sluggish demands for its display panels

S. Korea launches 5G smartphone networks ahead of schedule

Apr 5, 2019

South Korea's telecommunications carriers have turned on super-fast 5G mobile internet networks abruptly ahead of schedule in an attempt to ensure the country becomes the first in the world to launch the services

Australia could jail social media execs for showing violence

Apr 4, 2019

Australia's Parliament has passed legislation that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream real violence such as the New Zealand mosque shootings

China's premier meets New Zealand's leader amid 5G dispute

Apr 1, 2019

China's Premier Li Keqiang has urged New Zealand to provide a "fair, transparent convenient" investment environment in a meeting with the country's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that comes amid a dispute over use of Chinese company Huawei's equipment

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

Mar 23, 2019

Speaking in Beijing, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out and says its essential for China to continue to "open up."

China's Huawei sues to challenge US security law

Mar 7, 2019

Huawei launches US court challenge to law that labels company a security risk and would reduce access to American market

China: No evidence Huawei a national security threat

Feb 13, 2019

China says neither the U.S. nor its allies have come up with any conclusive evidence that Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei is a threat to their national security and

Samsung quarterly operating profit fell on slower demand

Jan 31, 2019

Samsung Electronics Co. posted a near-30 percent drop in operating profit for the last quarter after seeing slowing global demand for its memory chips and smartphones

China-US row over tech giant Huawei overshadows trade talks

Jan 29, 2019

China calls on Washington to 'stop the unreasonable crackdown' on Huawei following tech giant's indictment; company denies accusations

Australia's TPG abandons mobile network plan over Huawei ban

Jan 29, 2019

Australian company TPG Telecom is abandoning the rollout of its mobile network because of the government's ban on Chinese giant Huawei, which was to be main equipment vendor

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