Huawei delays its foldable phone two days after AT&T cancelled all pre-orders for Samsung’s ill-fated Galaxy Fold

Huawei has postponed launching Mate X, its first foldable smartphone, after seeing rival Samsung pull pre-orders for its Galaxy Fold device. Meanwhile, US carrier AT&T has cancelled all pre-orders for Samsung's ill-fated foldable after reviewers experienced various screen failures and a teardown revealed baffling engineering incompetencies and design flaws.

Google is dumping Huawei out of the Android smartphone market

A dramatic escalation in President Trump's war on China unfolded this past weekend as Reuters reported that Google has abruptly rescinded Huawei’s Android license, effective immediately, in a move that has restricted the Chinese company to using an open-source version of Android called the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

Huawei overtakes Apple to become the No. 2 smartphone provider

During the second quarter of 2018, China's Huawei overtook Apple to become the No. 2 smartphone provider in the world. During the quarter, Huawei delivered shipments of 54.2 million units compared to 41.3 million units for Apple. The change represents the first time since the second quarter of 2010 when Apple wasn't No. 1 or No. 2 in the world, according to the latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker survey.