By Yan Fisher, Global Evangelist, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat

Undoubtedly, landing on the Moon 50 years ago has to be one of humanity’s greatest technological achievements. The much-written about technologies that took us to the Moon pale in comparison to the phones we have in our pockets today. But, what were the technology innovations that got us to the Moon, and what are the innovations that will take us to Mars?

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Few months ago, Huawei’s latest flagship series, the Huawei P30 series, created a huge buzz in town, with three remarkable devices that blew everyone’s mind: The Huawei P30 Pro, winner of the Best Smartphone 2019 Award of Asia Mobile Awards, the Huawei P30 and the Huawei P30 Lite. The series had huge success, breaking the record for reaching 10 million sales within the shortest time.

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While the world is busy with 5G mobile networks, a new generation of wireless standards is also underway. WiFi 6 or 802.11ax achieves four times higher network bandwidth and four times more concurrent users than WiFi 5, in addition to reducing the average network latency from 30 milliseconds to 20 milliseconds. The WiFi Alliance had disclosed that WiFi 6 will be out by end of 2019 after ensuring that available devices are compliant with the specified standards.

Read more: The next generation of wireless connectivity: Demystifying WiFi 6

Closing the gender gap is still a pressing concern in the ICT industry. Many are of the belief that more needs to be done to help women thrive in the ICT workforce, and that it is not just a moral obligation to do so, but it should be viewed as an opportunity for the growth of today’s digital economy. Closing the gender gap in the tech industry is no easy mission.

Read more: The gender dimension in ICT

Huawei released its 2018 Sustainability Report which is published the 11th year in a row. The 2018 report explains Huawei's four strategies for sustainability: digital inclusion, security and trustworthiness, environmental protection, and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem.

Read more: Huawei outlines a four-pillar strategy in 2018 sustainability report

5G networks are the future of modern connectivity. Faster downloads and smoother browsing has now become one of the prime needs of users all around the world. While this has urged smartphone manufacturers to develop their own 5G powered devices, Huawei took one step ahead and brought in flagship features that help it dominate the 5G market.

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