China threatens to create a list of “unreliable entities”

Remember that just a few hours I said that the ban on Huawei may be coming to an end? Well, I take that back. Multiple sources report that China wants to create a list of “unreliable entities”. This is clearly a counter-action on the US Ban imposed on Huawei. So far it is unknown what companies will be on that list or how it will affect trade and manufacturing contracts. So far it did not explicitly say that this is…

Huawei trade-ban coming to an end? Android Q Beta available for Huawei devices once again

A few days ago the US imposed a trade ban on Huawei. No US company was allowed to do business with the Chinese company because of this. So, Google first stopped the Android Q Beta program from the company and announced that future Huawei devices won’t have access to Google Service, including the Play Store. Other companies soon followed with their own restrictions, including some non-US ones like ARM. The Department of Commerce in the US offered a 90-day pass…

More exclusions for Huawei: ARM, SD Association, Intel, Qualcomm and more

Things are getting a lot worse for Huawei. After the US Ban on the Chinese company, more and more US companies are forced to exclude Huawei and stop all trading with them. The absence of Play Store and other Google Services is just the tip of the iceberg and the least impactful one. Intel, Qualcomm, and Broadcomm followed with similar statements and no longer do business with Huawei, at least until the ban will be lifted. This is normal since…

What does Google ban on Huawei mean for the Chinese company

As you may know, Google and several other companies imposed a ban on Huawei for both software and hardware components. This is because of the latest ban on the company imposed by the US government on Huawei due to concerns of espionage by the Chinese government. How much of a risk Huawei truly is and if the espionage allegations are true or not deserves an article on its own. I won’t open this pandora box for now since there are…