News & Reviews: USA
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2020
While Huawei was able to reveal the latest Mate 40 series, the company's relationship with the US government isn't getting any better which is unfortunate. To make things even worst, several affiliated companies that are associated with Huawei were also barred or withdrawn from doing business.
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2020
As if it wasn't hit hard enough, the US decided to impose new sanctions to tighten restrictions on Huawei. The US government has placed new sanctions that restrict the sales of any semiconductor chip with US technology to Huawei. This will affect companies that supply Huawei with mobile chips.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
As most of you already know, the tension between Huawei and the US Government is far from over. Huawei may not be able to access into Google Mobile Services but according to the US Department of Commerce, the company have "went around the backdoor" by getting some tech components from the USA via third-party companies. With this, the US Bureau of Industry and Security will be banning the 38 companies that are affiliated with them.
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2020
For several months now, the tension between the US government and Huawei have not been going anywhere. This of course led to a ban on using Google Mobile Services on their smartphones, but the smartphone brand have been adapting well with their own Huawei Mobile Services (slowly). However, it seems that their fate has been sealed by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as the company along with ZTE are considered national security threats.
Last Updated: May 16, 2020
As many of you are aware, the chips used in electronic devices are almost all manufactured in Asia. This is because the countries in this region tend to have cheaper labour. Earlier this week, sources claimed that the US President has been in talks with major chipmakers to change this. Now, it seems that the talks have borne result as TSMC is ready to invest.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA have provided emergency use authorization for Abbott’s 5 minute COVID-19 test kit. Running on their ID NOW platform, this small box the size of a toaster can also reveal negative results in 13 minutes and can be used outside of the lab or hospital.