1. Apple (16,1) | 2. Samsung (9,0) | 3. Amazon (5,0) | 4. Lenovo (3,2) | 5. Huawei (2,3) | (million devices sold Q4/2015) Source: ABI Research
A report accusing China of sneaking spy chips onto servers used by US firms like Apple and Amazon has led to a sharp tech sell-off in Asia. It could aggravate the already strained trade ties between the US and China.
A damning report by China Labor Watch has revealed horrendous working conditions at the Chinese tech contractor Foxconn regarding so-called dispatch workers, who produce Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers for Amazon.
Security and regulatory troubles on both sides of the Atlantic threaten the future of China’s ZTE and Huawei. But to what extent are the recent disputes linked to Trump's attempts to rein in Beijing's economic ambitions?
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