The US government has recently added the Chinese company Huawei to its trading blacklist, resulting in limited access to US companies.
Reuters reports that the Trump management confirmation has now resulted in Google turning off services to Huawei, especially when it comes to Android software updates and also the search engine apps like Gmail, along with its Play Store:
Alphabet Incs Google has suspended the business of Huawei, which requires the transfer of hardware and software products, except those covered by the open source license, a source near the case told Reuters on Sunday in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the US government has attempted to blacklist around in the world.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd will immediately lose access to Android operating system updates, and the next version of smartphones outside of China will also lose access to popular applications and services, including the Google P lay Store and Gmail app.
According to the report Reuters Huawei will still have access to the open source version of Android, but Google will stop providing technical support for Android and also Google's services, ahead, citing the unnamed source. Without the latest updates for Android and Google services on Huawei smartphones, the move will be seen as a blow to the Chinese company's worldwide smartphone sales beyond China.
In April, reported SCMP Huawei predicted such a US ban and worked hard to create its own smartphone software.
The US government claims that Huawei hardware poses a national security risk, over the Chinese company's ties to China's communist government and the potential for espionage.
Canada is undergoing a security assessment to determine whether or not Huawei is prohibited from 5G networks, such as Allies who have already done so, including the United States, Australia and New Zealand.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver back in December at the request of US authorities seeking extradition extradition, set off a diplomatic spit between Canada and China.