Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis

June 12, 2019

Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firms breadth exposes customers to risk Huaweis threat to national security is inextricably linked to the companys sheer scale, according to an analysis of the Chinese tech company from threat intelligence firm Recorded Future. Rather than focusing attention on any one area of the companys business, analyst Priscilla Moriuchi argues corporations, consumers and organisations should instead be wary of the pure variety of products and…


Apples Watch isnt the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers

September 18, 2018

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG) reader during the special event at Apple headquarters on Wednesday. While Apple loves to be first to things, that statement is false. AliveCor has held the title of first since late last year for its KardiaMobile device, a $100 stick-like metal unit you attach to the back of a smartphone. Ironically,…


Huawei’s CEO really doesn’t like smartwatches, a product his company makes

May 28, 2017

Huawei smartwatches, which are useless, according to the company's own CEO.Image: Stan schroeder/mashable There’s firm, tough leadership, and then there’s … whatever this is. Calling one of your company’s newest high-profile releases essentially useless probably isn’t the best way to boost team morale but that didn’t stop Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating CEO Eric Xu Zhijun from trashing even the concept of a smartwatch. I am always confused as to…