Huawei’s ARM-based Kunpeng 920 processor shows up in a desktop PC

Chinese electronics company Huawei makes its own smartphone chips, and last year the company announced it was also developing chips for desktop computers. Now it looks like you can actually buy a computer powered by Huawei’s Kunpeng 920 processor… if you live in China. A Chinese YouTuber posted a video showing a desktop computer featuring an […]

FCC designates Chinese telecom companies Huawei and ZTE as national security threats

The US war on Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE continues. The latest move comes from the Federal Communications Commission, which has designated the two companies as national security threats. As a result, US telecommunications companies will be prohibited from using some federal funding to buy equipment from Huawei or ZTE. Specifically, the FCC provides […]

Honor launches ViewPad 6 tablet with 10.4 inch display in China

In addition to the new 16.1 inch MagicBook Pro laptop, Huawei sub-brand Honor launched a bunch of new products including smart TVs, WiFi routers, smartphones accessories, and… toothbrushes. The company also unveiled the new Honor ViewPad 6 Android tablet with a 10.4 inch, 2000 x 1200 pixel display, a Kirin 985 processor, and 6GB of RAM. […]

TSMC to cease business with Huawei following US order

Chinese electronics company Huawei’s future looks bleaker than ever. The company is a major player in the telecommunications industry and has risen to prominence in the consumer space recently thanks to a series of well-regarded smartphones. But a series of actions from the US government in recent years have lefts countries around the world wary […]

Lilbits 399: Huawei’s chips, OnePlus x-ray cam, and Facebook gets GIPHY

Earlier this week the US government extended its order prohibiting US companies from using telecommunications equipment from Huawei or ZTE by another year. Now the Trump Administration has introduced a new executive order that could make things even more difficult for Huawei. US companies were already blocked from selling equipment and intellectual property to the […]