Huawei accused of encouraging fake reviews for Mate 10 Pro smartphone before it was even released

Nicholas Fearn
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Huawei ran competition in private Facebook group encouraging followers to post positive reviews on website in return for free smartphone

Huawei, the Shenzhen, Guangdong-based smartphone and network equipment maker, has been accused of soliciting fake reviews for its Mate 10 Pro smartphone - before it was even released.  It had as...

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