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WIRTSCHAFT:US setzen Huawei unter Druck infographic

Google beschränkt Verwendung von Android für Huawei

05/20/2019
Graphic News

May 20, 2019 -- Google verhindert Updates zum Android Betriebssystem für Huawei, nachdem die Trump Administration den chinesischen Technologie-Giganten auf die Liste von Firmen setzen ließ, mit denen amerikanische Firmen nicht ohne Sonderlizenz Geschäfte machen dürfen.

Google allows smartphone manufacturers to use Android and its basic services for free. But transfer of hardware, software or services to Huawei or technical interaction would be restricted by the U.S. order.

That would strip Huawei phones of Google maps and other services that require direct support. That might hurt Huawei where consumers can pick other brands that carry the full suite of Google features.

The U.S. government says Chinese suppliers including Huawei and its smaller rival, ZTE Corp., pose an espionage threat because they are beholden to China's ruling Communist Party.

But American officials have presented no evidence of any Huawei equipment serving as intentional conduits for espionage by Beijing.


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