TSMC on Thursday has confirmed that it had stopped processing new orders from Huawei back on May 15th. The news is the first official statement from the company on the matter, since the US Commerce Department’s expansion of rules to require licenses for sales to Huawei of semiconductors which us US technology. Under the rule change, Taiwan based TSMC is not allowed to sell to Huawei silicon products unless the Chinese vendor receives (an unlikely) license from US regulators. Huawei and TSMC had been given a 3-months grace period in which existing orders were allowed to be processed and shipped. TSMC yesterday has confirmed that the manufacturer does not plan to ship any wafers to Huawei or HiSilicon after September 14th. It’s been wildly speculated that...
Today at Huawei’s press conference at MWC Barcelona, Huawei has something special to share with us. It’s only been a couple of days since Samsung announced its own foldable...52 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019
Huawei has once again rented out the Italian Pavilion here in Barcelona for its annual Mobile World Congress press event. We're expecting to see CEO Richard Yu on stage...7 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 2/24/2019
Constructing a stage and a booth at a trade show takes a few days. It just so happens that the media end up arriving in the city for the...13 by Ian Cutress on 2/22/2019
US Charges Huawei for Technology Theft & Violating Sanctions, China Rebukes "Unreasonable Crackdown"
The political news cycle around Huawei over the last few weeks has been particularly active. As trade tensions between the US and China over the last year have risen...23 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/29/2019
In a brief announcement released today, Canada’s Department of Justice has announced that it has arrested the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou. According to Canadian government, Meng...32 by Ryan Smith on 12/5/2018
For at least four years now, Arm has been pushing its efforts to be a big part of the modern day server, the modern day data center, and in...12 by Ian Cutress on 11/20/2018
As far as handset vendors go, Huawei holds special importance to me. Their devices were among the first that I ever reviewed here on AnandTech, and the Mate series...141 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/16/2018
When new flagship silicon chips are released, one thing that I always eagerly await is somebody publishing a die shot of said design. Over the past few years this...27 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/7/2018
New to the market is the latest flagship smartphone from Huawei. Following the Mate series, last year’s Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are succeeded by the Mate 20...95 by Ian Cutress on 10/16/2018
One of the biggest announcements from Huawei this year is that of its new GPU Turbo technology. The claims that it could provide more performance at less power, without...64 by Ian Cutress & Andrei Frumusanu on 9/4/2018
Does anyone remember our articles regarding unscrupulous benchmark behavior back in 2013? At the time we called the industry out on the fact that most vendors were increasing thermal...84 by Andrei Frumusanu & Ian Cutress on 9/4/2018
Alongside announcing the latest high-end Kirin 980 SoC, Huawei is also introducing the Mate 20 Lite to the UK market. This is a lower-end version of flagship Mate line...6 by Ian Cutress on 9/4/2018
Just a small note to detail one of Huawei’s announcements today: alongside the Kirin 980 announcement, Richard Yu, Huawei’s CEO, stated that their next generation flagship device, the Mate...6 by Ian Cutress on 8/31/2018