Google bans Huawei from accessing Android & its licensed apps

Google bans Huawei from accessing Android & its licensed apps

Intel Corp., Broadcom Inc., Qualcomm Inc., Xilinx Inc., etc., have also refused to supply critical components and software to Huawei.

The US has decided to deny Huawei Technologies Co., a major Chinese tech firm, access to US technology to prevent Huawei’s growing influence in the country’s consumer device market. Immediately after the news about the new decision from Trump administration broke, Google announced to halt some of its services that were previously accessible by Huawei smartphones.


Furthermore, according to Bloomberg, prominent chipmakers such as Intel Corp., Broadcom Inc., Qualcomm Inc., Xilinx Inc., etc., have also refused from supplying critical components and software to Huawei for the time being.


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Google, on the other hand, has reportedly suspended its business ties with Huawei, which means both the companies won’t be sharing hardware, software, and technical services from now on, except for those that can be publicly accessed under open source licensing.


Needless to mention that this is going to be a big blow to the Chinese tech giant as the US government is now trying to get it blacklisted at a global scale.

It is worth noting that consumers who already have downloaded Google apps on their Huawei smartphones will be able to use them like before and all the upcoming updates by Google ..