Huawei unveils new chip

BY CHINA DAILY Huawei on Friday unveiled a new smartphone chip, despite the challenges the company faces with US government restrictions. The move comes as Huawei announced that its smartphone shipments exceeded 100 million units by May 30 this year, about one month faster than the time it achieved the same figure in 2018. The new chip is designed with seven nanometer standards and is … Continue reading Huawei unveils new chip

Digital industry plays a bigger role in economic growth

BY CHINA DAILY China’s digital economy, which uses internet technologies to empower industries and reshape people’s lives, accounted for a third of the nation’s GDP in 2018, a report tracking the sector’s development said. The volume of the nation’s digital economy expanded to 29.9 trillion yuan ($4.33 trillion) last year, up 12 percent from 2017 and faster than the country’s GDP growth, a Digital China … Continue reading Digital industry plays a bigger role in economic growth

China’s change of plan in 5G deployment: a helping hand to Huawei?

BY THE EDITOR China Mobile’s abrupt change of plan to deploy non-standalone (NSA), from standalone (SA), 5G network at scale is helping Huawei reduce storage in domestic market when the telecommunications giant faces bans abroad. Industry insiders and analysts say Huawei had produced huge amount of NSA 5G network equipment for overseas markets before it was banned by some major western countries, including not just … Continue reading China’s change of plan in 5G deployment: a helping hand to Huawei?

Suspect in killing found by facial tech

BY CHINA DAILY Shocking details of how a former student from a top Chinese university allegedly killed his mother in 2015-and then kept her rotting corpse from being discovered as he evaded the police for nearly four years-surfaced after his arrest on April 20. The man, now 24, managed to keep his whereabouts under the radar with the help of more than 30 ID cards … Continue reading Suspect in killing found by facial tech

Abusive work schedules in tech industry under fire

BY CHINA DAILY Activists are calling for more supervision over labor exploitation in an online crusade spearheaded by software developers against the so-called 996 work schedule, which is widely practiced in China’s tech industry. The rules-which require employees to work from 9 am to 9 pm, six days a week without overtime pay-came under fire after a programmer created 996.ICU, a page on code-sharing platform … Continue reading Abusive work schedules in tech industry under fire

China’s doctors perform different types of 5G-based remote surgeries

BY SILVI WRITER Surgeons in China have been using 5G internet to do surgeries from far away, demonstrating how much the new generation networks could benefit other industries. In medicine, it could help bring top-level healthcare to people in remote areas, or to critical patients that can’t be shifted. 5G has much less latency than 4G, making it not only easier to keep pace with remotely manipulated instruments, but … Continue reading China’s doctors perform different types of 5G-based remote surgeries

China tied with US in global 5G race

BY SILVI WRITER China and the US are tied for the first, at least for now, in the race for 5G, or fifth-generation wireless networks expected to unlock new services, a new survey finds on Tuesday. China enjoys “significant advantages” in infrastructure and the availability of mid-band spectrum for 5G, key for data transfer, according to a report for wireless industry group CTIA by Analysys … Continue reading China tied with US in global 5G race