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Huawei partners with TomTom to put maps on its devices

Chinese giant Huawei will work with Dutch digital mapping company TomTom to put maps on its phones, Reuters reports. A TomTom spokesperson told Reuters that the deal closed “some time ago,” but it became public late last week. While TomTom maintains self-branded apps on iOS and Android, Reuters describes Huawei building its own apps with TomTom’s maps, traffic information, and […]

Huawei to launch its own HarmonyOS, after Android snub threat

Huawei has officially announced HarmonyOS, the operating system it was rumored to be developing to replace its reliance on Android. In China the software will be known as Hongmeng. A modularized #HarmonyOS can be nested to adapt flexibly to any device to create a seamless cross-device experience. Developed via the distributed capability kit, it builds […]

Huawei phone users will be ‘significantly impacted’ by the latest Google block

Huawei users have been warned they will be “significantly impacted” by Google restricting the Chinese firm’s access to its Android software. The block is the result of an executive order from US President Donald Trump last week which prevents “foreign adversaries” from accessing US technology without government approval. Industry expert Tristan Rayner, senior editor with […]

After the SGR, Huawei to launch digital railway solution in South Africa

The railway operational communications network built by Huawei and partners for Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi rail project commonly known as SGR is now officially in commercial use, while a similar network across several cities in South Africa will go live in October 2017. The multinational ICT company announced that the Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway (GSM-R) network, […]