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Bloomberg: Leading US companies refused to supply equipment and software for Huawei. Among them are Intel and Qualcomm

On the eve of Reuters reported that cooperation with the manufacturer of smartphones has stopped Google. Interlocutors of the agency confirmed it.

Leading US chip makers have suspended cooperation with Huawei, Bloomberg writes, citing sources close to the situation.

According to the agency, among the abandoned companies are Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., Xilinx Inc. and Broadcom Inc. – their management explained to its employees that the supply of equipment for Huawei is terminated “until further disposal,” a Bloomberg source said.

The interlocutors Bloomberg also confirmed that Google has stopped the supply of Huawei equipment and software.

May 19, Reuters reported that Google has stopped cooperation with Huawei, associated with the transfer of developments in the field of equipment and software, except for those regulated by open licenses. In fact, this means that Huawei smartphones will no longer receive future Android updates. The next generation of smartphones will not have access to Google services, including applications like Gmail, and the Google Play application platform itself. Huawei will have access to the open version of Android, which is available to all developers, but Google will no longer cooperate with the Chinese manufacturer.

Presumably, the decision of Google and other companies related to the inclusion of Huawei in the black list of the US Department of Commerce, it happened on May 16. In March, Huawei representatives said that the company developed its own OS to replace Android in case of deterioration of relations with the US authorities.


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