Why it’s so hard to know who owns Huawei

It’s one of the greatest technology “startup” success stories of the personal computer and smartphone eras. Yet, despite selling 59 million smartphones and netting $27 billion in revenue last quarter in its first-ever public earnings report this morning, a strange and tantalizing question shrouds the world’s number two handset manufacturer behind Samsung. Who owns Huawei?…

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Daily Crunch: Samsung delays the Galaxy Fold

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Samsung reportedly pushes back Galaxy Fold release Four days out from the Galaxy Fold’s official release date, Samsung is pushing things…

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Facebook makes its first browser API contribution

Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to the browser, which is a first for the company. The code, like so much of Facebook’s work on web tools and standards, focuses on making the…

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Collective #510

What is a Design System? Varun Vachhar and Catherine Maritan take the conversation of Design Systems past style guides and component libraries and get into breaking down silos between development and design. Read it Our Sponsor Divi: Build Anything Visually Divi is powered by the Divi Builder, an insanely fast and incredibly intuitive front end…

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Samsung reportedly pushes back Galaxy Fold release

Update: The delay has been confirmed by Samsung. Can’t say we didn’t see this coming. Four days out from the Galaxy Fold’s official release date, Samsung is pushing things back a bit, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal that cites “people familiar with the matter.” There’s no firm time frame for the…

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Facebook Working on Digital Assistant Product 2.0

Late last year, Facebook announced it was entering the smart display hardware market with the release of its Portal devices. Portal, which relied on Alexa as its virtual assistant, was intended to compete with Google and Amazon smart speakers. But ongoing privacy issues led to lukewarm reviews and consumer response. Now the company is reportedly…

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New Course: Three Practical Examples to Learn Vue.js

Want to learn the Vue.js framework by getting your hands dirty with some real-world projects? Try our new course, What You’ll Learn Component-driven web frameworks have revolutionalized front-end web development. With Angular, React, and now Vue.js, it’s easier than ever to write cutting-edge web apps. Vue has a tremendous following, and it’s extremely easy to…

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