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Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Google's Android platform amid escalating US-China trade tensions.

New iPhones seek momentum in sputtering smartphone market

New iPhones seek momentum in sputtering smartphone market

Apple has remained mum about revelations planned for Wednesday's event at its spaceship campus in Silicon Valley.

Google to appeal record $5bn EU antitrust fine

Google to appeal record $5bn EU antitrust fine

The penalty is nearly double the previous record of 2.4bn euros which the US company was ordered to pay last year over its online shopping search service.

Android software creator unveils 'Essential' phone

Android software creator unveils 'Essential' phone

A creator of the Android software powering smartphones around the world steps into the hardware market with a handset that promises to tackle the clutter, complexity and rapid obsolescence of current devices.

Google rejects EU anti-trust charges over Android

Google rejects EU anti-trust charges over Android

US Internet giant Google on Thursday rejected EU allegations that it abused its market dominance of its hugely successful Android mobile phone operating system.

HIA launches HIA Qatar mobile app for Android

HIA launches HIA Qatar mobile app for Android

The Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched the Android version of its innovative iBeacon-enabled, HIA Qatar app, offering more customers an interactive experience when travelling through the world leading airport.

Google tries new approach with voice on Pixel phone

Google tries new approach with voice on Pixel phone

About six months ago, people working on hardware and the voice-activated Google Assistant for the Pixel phone started sitting next to each other at the company's Mountain View ...

BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said on Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner.

Indian company briefly sells $4 smartphone before website crashes

Indian company briefly sells $4 smartphone before website crashes

Indian phone maker Ringing Bells launched a $4 smartphone, with huge customer demand promptly crashing the little-known company's website hours after the phone went on sale.