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Huawei is in talks with VLC developers after being blacklisted due to “ridiculous” policies

VLC media player has received a slew of bad reviews on Google’s Play Store recently, reporting numerous bugs on Huawei devices. Developer VideoLAN has since blocked newer Huawei smartphones from downloading the application, blaming the manufacturer’s “ridiculous” new policy for all of the problems. Taking to Twitter, VideoLAN states that …

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Huawei publicly refutes US Government claims of espionage

Huawei has taken a massive hit in the United States market in recent months, as the US government dropped all contracts with the company after claims that the smartphone manufacturer was in the pocket of the Chinese authorities. Huawei has now fired back, calling the accusations of espionage preposterous and …

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There is a KFC smartphone on the way

As someone who reports on the smartphone world regularly, surprises have become increasingly hard to come by. However, I can safely say that I did not expect to come across a KFC-branded smartphone today, this week, or ever. In partnership with Huawei, this week the KFC smartphone launched in China. …

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Huawei is suing Samsung over LTE patent infringements

At this point, smartphone companies suing each other over what often seems like trivial, pointless reasons is no surprise. This week, Huawei has stepped into the legal ring with Samsung over infringement on 11 different patents, which are filed in both the US and China. In this specific case, Huawei is …

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Google may bring back Nexus 7 in 2016

Last year, Google tried to change the way it approached the Nexus line-up, ditching the Nexus 7 in favour of a Nexus 9, built to compete with the iPad Mini. It also switched from the Nexus 5 to the Nexus 6- neither decision turned out to be all that popular, …

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Google’s new Nexus devices may be priced much lower

Last year, Google made a mistake. The company took a step away from what everyone knew and loved about the Nexus line of smartphones, opting to launch a massive 5.7-inch Nexus 6 at a premium flagship price. This was a new direction, as previous Nexus smartphones had been on the …

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This is our first look at the Nexus 5 (2015)

Google is all set to reveal two new Nexus devices in October, one from LG, bringing back the much loved Nexus 5, and one from Huawei, which will be creating a new Nexus 6. Today, we have our first look at LG’s new Nexus 5, updating the phone for 2015 …

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China boosts US investment in R&D

While the world may like to use China as a manufacturing hub for all of its products, it is no longer just the country that labour is outsourced to: it’s now the one doing much of the outsourcing. In a strange turnaround, it’s now investing billions in US based R&D …

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