Huawei’s “Seeds for the Future” programme will teach students Katie Rock, Alan Flynn and Helen Fletcher many aspects of the IT firm’s business

Ireland’s ambassador to China Paul Kavanagh hosted a reception last week for 42 students from Britain and Ireland taking part in the “Seeds for the Fu(...)

A visitor uses his smartphone in front of an advertisement of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphone at a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 30, 2015. Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in the smartphone industry. (Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)

Samsung Electronics on Thursday offered a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows and ahead of the expecte(...)

IBM must help China build its IT industry rather than viewing the country solely as a sales destination or manufacturing base, IBM CEO Virginia  Rometty said. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

IBM will share technology with Chinese firms and will actively help build China’s industry, CEO Virginia Rometty said in Beijing as she set out a stra(...)

Lenovo  Group Ltd said it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts say was malicious and made devices vulnerable to hacking. File photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

China’s Lenovo Group Ltd, the world’s largest PC maker, said it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts say was malicious and m(...)

Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China’s mobile company Xiaomi, speaks at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 4, in Beijing today. China’s Xiaomi unveiled its new flagship Mi 4 smartphone, aimed squarely at the premium handset market dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

Xiaomi launched its flagship Mi 4 smartphone at a glitzy event in Beijing, where the Chinese budget handset maker’s chief executive sought to challeng(...)

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, Gear 2 smartwatch (centre) and Gear Fit fitness band are displayed. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Samsung has said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline, as margins in the key smartphone business come under gr(...)

 Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, talking about the Beauty Level feature of the new Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G smart phone . Photograph: Michael Nelson/EPA

Chinese telecoms and IT giant Huawei Technologies was subject to some unwanted attentions from the US National Security Agency in recent years,(...)

 Huawei is broadening its product lineup with smartphones, tablets and business-computing products and services as it fights cybersecurity concerns that have restricted access for its network equipment in the US and Australia.  Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Huawei Technologies, China’s biggest maker of phone network equipment, forecast a 10 per cent increase in sales this year after posting record (...)

The high-end smartphone market, which Samsung dominates along with Apple, is slowing. Photograph: Barry Huang/Reuters

Samsung Electronics announced a $1 billion increase in investment yesterday, hoping a strong recovery in semiconductors will make up for weakening sma(...)

In a week in which it unveiled the world’s thinnest smartphone, the Android-based Ascend P6, and as Washington is buzzing over revelations by whistle-(...)