China-based Huawei's worldwide reach
Monday 21 August 2023
Handset chip backend houses pin hopes on new iPhones to bolster basic shipments in 2H23
Taiwan's mobile phone chips backend supply chain players have recently expressed pessimism about the handset application market outlook. Major OSATs ASE Technology and King Yuan Electronics,...
Monday 21 August 2023
In China's battle for AI, Huawei hands in its results first while Xiaomi's LLM evaluation is revealed
Xiaomi recently revealed its LLM for the first time. Data from evaluation platforms C-Eval and CMMLU is revealed as well. Chinese smartphone brands are joining the LLM race one after...
Friday 18 August 2023
Huawei rumored to be testing 5G chip and SoC, targeting flagship handset market
As Huawei's Executive Director and CEO of the Consumer Business Group, Richard Yu, loudly declared in early August that "Huawei's flagship smartphones are making a comeback," the...
Wednesday 16 August 2023
Huawei posts over 200% growth in profit in 1H23
According to Huawei's latest earnings report for the first half of 2023, the US-sanctioned telecom equipment giant reported sales of CNY310.9 billion, up 3.1% from a year ago, with...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
JCET, Tongfu and Huawei partaking Chinese effort to strengthen chiplet technology
Former TSMC COO, Chiang Shang-yi, currently the chief strategy officer at Foxconn semiconductors, faced challenges when he returned to China's SMIC in December 2020. He encountered...
Monday 14 August 2023
Weekly news roundup: Another Huawei 5G chokepoint breakthrough and other top stories
China reportedly overcomes BAW filter chokepoint, sparking speculations of Huawei
Friday 11 August 2023
China reportedly overcomes BAW filter chokepoint, sparking speculations of Huawei 5G phone's return
China's Saiwei Electronics has announced sucessful mass production and "domestic substitution" of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) filters. While the industry remains conservative about the...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Huawei returns to high-end 5G market; are LLM phones key factor?
Huawei has announced that it will implement generative AI LLMs (large language models) into flagship smartphones. Will this incentivize Apple's iPhone to accelerate its implementation...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Power MOSFET, diode suppliers expect demand recovery in 2024
Taiwan-based power MOSFET and diode suppliers, primarily involved in the supply chain for notebooks and other PCs, anticipate demand will recover around mid-2024.
Monday 7 August 2023
Huawei holds on through patent fees
In June 2023, China electronics giant Huawei reportedly collected licensing fees for its patented technologies from around 30 Japanese companies. According to sources, patent fees...
Thursday 3 August 2023
HarmonyOS introduced LLM ahead of iOS and Android
Many smartphone manufacturers are eager to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to gain a competitive edge over their rivals. This includes companies like Apple, Samsung Electronics,...
Thursday 3 August 2023
China's Huawei returning to 5G phone market with SMIC chips
Over the past two weeks, Reuters and Nikkei Asia have closely monitored the rumors surrounding a potential collaboration between Huawei and SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Friday 28 July 2023
Nikkei: Huawei collaborates with SMIC on 7nm 5G smartphone chips
According to Nikkei Asia, Huawei will start mass-producing 5G smartphone chips through a collaboration with SMIC in the near future. Their goal is to resume high-end smartphone...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Hinge component cost reductions help drive foldable phone sales in 2H23
Foldable phone prices have gone down, as costs for hinge components continue to decrease, according to industry sources. As such, foldable phones are expected to lead growth in the...
Tuesday 25 July 2023
Huawei, TSMC, Intel turn to big data and AI to optimize advanced manufacturing
With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data, an increasing number of major companies have started showcasing their data processing capabilities and AI integration technologies...