Week 31: The top headlines in International tech news

The headlines in international tech news this week feature Apple’s latest update to tackle online child sexual abuse, a look at the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Huawei’s decline and more.

Apple to Scan iCloud Photos for Child Abuse Images: Tech titan Apple is set to roll out a new technology that will allow the company to scan through the iCloud library of users and detect and report known child sexual abuse materials (CSAM) to the relevant law enforcement in a way, the company says, will preserve user privacy.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 Technical Specifications: Only a couple of days before Samsung’s colossal Galaxy Unpacked occasion on August 11, Roland Quandt of WinFuture has given the full specialized particulars of the gadget. Since the more significant part of the subtleties was known previously, we have summed up the data in the table underneath as opposed to going to specific details of the awaited device.


Huawei suffers biggest-ever decline in revenue after US blacklisting: Chinese technology giant Huawei suffered its biggest-ever decline in revenue in the first half of this year after the US imposed sanctions that battered its smartphone sales around the world.

China’s Xiaomi overtook Samsung and Apple in June smartphones sales: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi sold more phones in June than its rivals Samsung and Apple, according to research firm Counterpoint.

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Xiaomi’s sales grew 26% compared to the previous month, giving the company a 17.1% share of the total number of smartphones sold globally in June, Counterpoint said in a Thursday note. 

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