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Mobile World Congress: 5G, folding phones and Huawei politics

All over Barcelona banners advertise the city’s 2019 Mobile World Congress event. The slogan is “intelligent connectivity”. The phrase is about generic as things can be in this business. What is it supposed to mean? There are answers in the eight giant exhibition halls and the numerous conference theatres that dot the event’s site. Everywhere […]

The threat to Huawei’s Android phone brand

Huawei is no longer welcome as a phone network build in some western democracies. There’s an unproven suspicion the company is already spying for China. Even if it is not spying, western governments are wary of depending on a Chinese firm for critical infrastructure. Sooner or later those fears about Huawei network equipment will spill […]

Huawei: what no-one wants to tell you

There’s more to the Western restrictions on Huawei than meets the eye. Behind the headline news story there’s another story. It’s one you don’t hear or see in the mainstream media. There has been plenty about Australian and US claims the company spies. You may also have heard something about a possible hidden kill switch […]