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What is the difference between 4G and 5G?

With speeds of up to 100 gigabits per second, 5G is set to be as much as 100 times faster than 4G.

Huawei Mate X goes on sale, stock depletes in minutes

Huawei is selling the Mate X with the year-old Kirin 980 chipset, coupled with an in-house 5G modem. It has 8 GB RAM and 512 gigs of storage, with 256 GB more available, if you use the proprietary NM memory card.

Huawei to launch the Huawei Y9s this month

Huawei, Chinese android phone manufacturers, are set to launch Huawei Y9s in November. The new device brought improvements in design and camera technologies that younger consumers have been anticipating.

How Alibaba was started

Alibaba is the website that Jack Ma founded in 1999, and has become the name of its flagship website. It has since morphed into something much larger than a simple listings site, but it still has the same goal; to serve as a B2B, B2C, and C2C marketplace. Originally it was intended to connect Chinese manufacturers and suppliers with overseas companies but has changed into a more general online trading place for SMEs. It is further subdivided into three main sites; Alibaba.com, the main English language site; 1688.com, which is the Chinese language B2B site; and AliExpress.com, which is a wholesale channel for small businesses and small quantities of goods.

Chinese government starts research on 6G technologies

China has officially started researching 6G technology a few days after state-run telecom operators  launched 5G networks in the country. According to reports by Chinese state media, government ministries and research institutes met this week with the aim of  establishing a national 6G technology research and development group.

WhatsApp bans users in groups with controversial names

Some regular Whatsapp users have been banned from the private messaging platform for being a part of groups with suspicious or questionable names. WABetaInfo says that it has been “receiving a lot of reports from users...