News & Reviews: trade war
Aug 28, 2020
Not only the U.S. is banning HUAWEI to have any affiliation with the country's companies, but companies from other corners of the world are being affected as well. Earlier, it has been reported that HUAWEI is not able to manufacture the Kirin chips anymore due to their chip supplier TSMC being pressured by the ban. Now, MediaTek is facing the same problem as well. However, it looks like the chip manufacturer is not going to give up working with HUAWEI, as they applied for an exemption from the ban.
Aug 20, 2020
We all know that the US ban is causing a lot of troubles to HUAWEI. From Google services to the production of chipsets, the Chinese tech giant is determined to overcome them one by one. Earlier, it was reported that the company's self-made HarmonyOS will be featured on all their devices in the future. Now, it looks like they are slowly achieving the goal by announcing the first smartphone that comes with the system later this year.
Jan 31, 2020
Yes, the trade war is still on-going which unfortunately placed Huawei in an awkward situation. Starting from the Mate 30 series onward, they won't be able to use any Google mobile services (GMS) but according to new insights from Fred Wangfei, a Huawei executive, he said that the company probably won't return to using GMS even if the ban is lifted by the US government.
Nov 22, 2019
It's been a tough few months for Huawei getting caught in the trade war, but here's some good news for the China tech company. According to sources, they have been granted a license by Microsoft to export their software. This is due to the recent ban lift extension by the US Commerce Department this week, giving them another 90 days.
Nov 19, 2019
With the ongoing notorious trade war, HUAWEI has faced the difficulty of promoting their Mate 30 series into the global market. Without Google Mobile Services (GMS), the Mate 30 series can only rely on Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) which is still not quite stable compared to the widely-used service from Google. However, we’ve already gotten the news that HUAWEI is still going ahead for its next flagship which will be the P40 series.
May 30, 2019
Regarding the trade war between the USA and China, our Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has made several comments about the West and Huawei at the 25th International Conference on The Future of Asia (Nikkei Conference). It was a rather long session but overall, Dr Mahathir stated that Malaysia will still use technology from Huawei "as much as possible."
May 24, 2019
Things are seemingly grim for Huawei. Ever since Google announced that it will stop its services for Huawei, Qualcomm and Intel will also cut ties with them. But all is not lost, as of recent news, not everyone is on the same page with the US Government. This includes TSMC, Panasonic, Aptoide, and an official statement by Huawei CEO, Ren Zhengfei on the future of Huawei.