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How Huawei became a smartphone titan (in addition to telecom gear)

Jul 2, 2019
The tech giant sells three times more phones than Apple in China. It has developed into a smartphone superpower in the last five years.
Visitors try out the Honor 7 smartphone at the Huawei stand during a trade fair in 2015 in Berlin.
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Shenzhen: birthplace to Huawei — plus several other Chinese tech behemoths

Jun 27, 2019
The city has made a name for itself as China's Silicon Valley with three factors: government support, speed and location.
The Shenzhen skyline, including the Shenzhen World Financial Center illuminated by green lights, in 2010.
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Reporter's notebook: Inside Huawei, a feisty determination to thrive

Jun 24, 2019
At its headquarters, a media tour reveals a combative company determined to thrive despite U.S. sanctions.
A Huawei staff member uses her mobile phone at the Huawei Digital Transformation Showcase in Shenzhen in China's Guangdong province in March.
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What exactly is Huawei? What you need to know.

Jun 10, 2019
Get yourself up to speed on the race to own 5G, surveillance concerns and the vast reach of this $100 billion company.
A reception area at the Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province.
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Some lawmakers want a Huawei-type crackdown on Chinese rail cars

Jun 3, 2019
Critics say this isn't so much about security as it is about eliminating prospective competition.
Visitors check out a model of an Inter-City "EMU" train made by Chinese rail giant CRRC is on display at Innotrans, the railway industrys largest trade fair, in Berlin on September 19, 2018.
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And the winner is? The results of the Marketplace smartphone blind taste test

May 29, 2019
Marketplace's smartphone blind taste test found Huawei and Motorola outperformed, and Apple underperformed.
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Here's why there's no U.S. telecom giant like Huawei

Mar 1, 2019
Once the world leader in wireless phone technology, America now has no dog in the fight.
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U.S. pushes international curbs on Huawei

Feb 13, 2019
If you asked the White House to name its global corporate enemy No. 1, the Chinese tech giant Huawei would be at, or near, the top of the list. Washington has pushed for Huawei’s chief financial officer to be arrested on allegations of evading sanctions laws, and it’s charged the company with stealing technology from […]
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How a startup got caught between the FBI and Huawei

Feb 5, 2019
Reporter Erik Schatzker, who witnessed the sting operation, wrote about it for Bloomberg Businessweek.
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