Huawei: Hundred Billion Dollar Troll

The Financial Times reported earlier this week that Chinese telecom equipment manufacturing giant Huawei Technology has hired top-drawer Washington public relations group Burson Cohn & Wolfe to “help it make its case in the US following months of media and political scrutiny.” One wonders where those spin doctors were on Thursday when Huawei summoned global […]

Data Sheet—Foldable Phones at Mobile World Congress, Huawei’s Global Blitz, SEC vs. Elon Musk Redux

The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona always has a bit of carnival barker’s edge, as everyone from giant phonemakers to the most obscure startups vie for the attention of some 100,000 attendees. This year, in addition to the usual packed hands on areas for playing with the latest devices from Samsung, Sony, and others there […]