Huawei is banned by the US government from doing business with American suppliers. Photo: AP

Huawei scraps first product launch as US trade ban bites

  • Huawei mobile chief Richard Yu says laptop launch put on hold indefinitely
  • The US placed Huawei and its affiliates on a trade blacklist that prohibits American companies from supplying them
Topic |   Huawei

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Huawei is banned by the US government from doing business with American suppliers. Photo: AP
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After the US ramped up pressure on Huawei, the company has finally had to acknowledge its long-secret plans for an alternative OS.

Inside Huawei’s secretive plans to develop an operating system to rival Google’s Android

  • The OS issue took an extra urgency after the US government in mid-May placed Huawei and its affiliates on a trade blacklist
  • One of the biggest technical challenges for the Huawei OS under development has been its compatibility with Android, people say
Topic |   US-China tech war

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After the US ramped up pressure on Huawei, the company has finally had to acknowledge its long-secret plans for an alternative OS.
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