The United States Justice Department today announced a series of criminal charges against Chinese smartphone maker Huawei for stealing trade secrets, bank fraud, wire fraud, and obstructing justice.
In the first of two indictments unsealed this afternoon, the Justice Department accuses Huawei, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, and two affiliates of bank and wire fraud.
Huawei is said to have misled a global bank and U.S. authorities about its relationship with subsidiaries Skycom and Huawei Device USA to conduct business in Iran despite sanctions, conducting millions of dollars in business. Huawei is accused of lying to the government, destroying [...]
Ahead of Chinese New Year, which falls on February 5, Apple has shared a new „Shot on iPhone“ film created by Jia Zhangke.
Called, „The Bucket,“ the film was captured entirely on an iPhone XS, and it features a family wrapping up their Chinese New Year celebrations. A mother packs up goods for her son to take back to the city, equipping him with a heavy bucket to lug home.
The film uses iPhone techniques like slo-mo and Depth Control, with Apple uploading two additional behind-the-scenes tutorial style videos.
The full film shared by Apple features the ending line „The taste of home will always bring us back,“ while [...]
Major Apple suppliers in Asia have been cutting their 2019 sales forecasts and some have cited an „extraordinary“ drop in Chinese demand, reports Nikkei.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), which supplies the A-series chips used in the iPhones and other devices, is forecasting a 22 percent drop in revenue for the January to March quarter. TSMC said there was a „sudden drop in demand“ for high-end smartphones, also attributing its revenue decline to the U.S.-China trade war and economic uncertainty.
The same thing goes for Nidec, a company that supplies the vibration motor in the iPhone. Nidec has dropped its full-year profit [...]
In addition to its Back to University promotion launched in Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil today, Apple has also unveiled a pair of special edition Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones as part of its Chinese New Year gift guide.
Available in Silver Wing Grey, the New Year Special Edition Beats headphones, which are currently only available in China, continue a new Apple trend of decorating Beats in unique celebratory decals.
In October last year, Apple unveiled limited edition Mickey Mouse Beats Solo3 models to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the famous Disney cartoon character.
Previous to that, Apple released a Decade Edition model of the Solo3 as a [...]