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Huawei accused of spying for China by former CIA boss

Huawei accused of spying for China by former CIA boss

Late last year, allegations had surfaced regarding Chinese handset makers ZTE and Huawei, with claims being tossed around that they were spying on behalf of the Chinese government. Both makers rejected the claims, and Huawei went on to offer unrestricted access to its software code in an effort to prove its innocence. Nearly a year later, and now former CIA boss Michael Hayden has spoken out, stating that Huawei did provide information to the Chinese government.

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Huawei “no plans” to buy Nokia

Huawei “no plans” to buy Nokia

Huawei has backtracked on suggestions that it is weighing making an offer on Nokia, with the Chinese company now saying it "has no plans" to buy the Windows Phone firm. Speculation of a possible acquisition attempt broke yesterday, when Huawei's head of consumer business, Richard Yu, said the company was "open-minded" to buying Nokia, pointing out that "the combination has some synergies but depends on the willingness" of the Finnish company.

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Huawei “Beauty” event set for June 18

Huawei “Beauty” event set for June 18

Huawei has sent out invitations to what looks to be the revealing of a new device that's worth the "Beauty" name. The company also uses words like "glamour" and "inspiration," so it looks like we're in for a very classy event where we'll see Huawei reveal what it's been cooking recently.

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Vivo X3 Android smartphone aims for “world’s thinnest” this month

Vivo X3 Android smartphone aims for “world’s thinnest” this month

It's been suggested that the next device in the little-known Vivo line will be coming in the form of the Vivo X3, a device whose name signifies simplicity. This device is appearing in blue and has been tipped for a full reveal on the 22nd of August. This device is said by its manufacturer, BBK, to be the new world's thinnest smartphone at just 6mm (that's 0.236 inches). That's just thinner than the Huawei Ascend P6 which cuts in at just 6.18mm thin - ready to cut bread!

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Hey Samsung, we need to talk about plastic

Hey Samsung, we need to talk about plastic

You can't accuse Samsung of not playing to form. The South Korean company didn't stint on technology at its Thursday event in London, UK, and while there may not have been a single headline gadget like at the Galaxy S 4 launch, Samsung made up for it with a full nine new products. Not for nothing has Samsung become notorious for slotting a different product into every possible niche, but it's not the only habit the firm has fallen into. As Thursday demonstrated, it's really time for Samsung to rethink its addiction to plastic.

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