Huawei Stops Laptop Launch
Huawei has dumped a product launch for the first time since the US placed it on a trade blacklist.
It was informed that the Chinese tech firm had planned to unveil a new laptop as early as this week.
However, its consumer device Chief Richard Yu told CNBC that it had develop “unable to supply the PC”.
“It’ was unlucky,” he added via a WeChat message to the business news network. He added that the product himself might have to be scrapped.
“It’s depends on how long the Entity List will be there,” he wrote.
This mentions to a list of foreign parties that the US Section of Commerce has judged to pose a possible national security or foreign policy threat.
Exactly, Huawei is accused of having dedicated bank fraud to evade Iran sanctions, and obstruction of justice, among other violations.
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As an effect, other firms with business activities in the US have been forbidden to sell or handover technologies to the Shenzhen-based firm unless they have a special license.
Huawei denies any wrongdoing, and has said that claims its poses a safety threat are “unconfirmed”.
Huawei launched new smartphones shortly after this decision was taken last month.
But its incapability to purchase computer chips and other mechanisms from Intel, Qualcomm and Broadcom – among others – appears to have hindered its skill to produce the new laptop in the volumes essential, despite the fact it had built up stockpiles of parts in case such a crisis occurred.
In addition, there has been conjecture that Huawei would be powerless to license copies of the Windows 10 operating system from Microsoft.
The Financial Times has informed that Huawei has begun working with Audi and Toyota among others, to develop self-driving cars.