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12:00  12 june  2019
12:00  12 june  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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The executive order signed by US President Donald Trump in mid-May blacklisted Huawei and puts a ban on the company’s use of products developed by American companies.

Huawei reportedly had to delay laptop development and manufacturing; having to do the same for smartphones could be a disaster. Huawei was blacklisted in May, and even though many companies announced their intent to abide by U.S. policies soon after that announcement , not all of have

Huawei reportedly to delay announcement of new laptop © CNET

Huawei was scheduled to unveil a new laptop this week at CES Asia 2019 in Shanghai, but that reportedly won't happen now.

Huawei is indefinitely delaying the announcement of a new Windows laptop, The Information reported Tuesday. The laptop was scheduled to be unveiled this week.

Huawei is the world's second-largest phone manufacturer by volume, but it has struggled to make a dent in the US, partly because of concerns expressed by the government, including the FBI, CIA, NSA, the Federal Communications Commission and House Intelligence Committee.

The core issue with Huawei has been concerns over its coziness with the Chinese government and fears that its equipment could be used to spy on other countries and companies.

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June 2: Huawei reportedly strips back production of phones amid US crackdown. May 31: Huawei reportedly orders employees to cancel US meetings, mirrors Consumer Technology Association's criticism of Trump's April 24: Britain will reportedly allow Huawei limited access to 5G infrastructure.

Image Credit: Huawei . Update: We've received confirmation from Huawei that there has been some confusion internally, and the launch date of the On May 20, Google announced that it would partially cut off Huawei devices from its Android operating system but was given an extension till August 19 by

In May, President Donald Trump issued a national security order banning Huawei from the US. Google, Facebook and other US tech companies have since broken ties with the Chinese company.

The embattled Chinese telecom giant had planned to unveil the laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week. A new date for the laptop's launch hasn't been set, Huawei employees, speaking anonymously told The Information.

Huawei didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Huawei will reportedly release a phone with its own OS this year.
According to a report by Chinese media site the company might release a phone running the HongMeng OS by the end of the year. The report suggests the mid-range device might be priced around 2000 Yuan ($288). Its aim is to attract developers and users to to join the ecosystem, which is being built to rival Google’s Android OS. As such, the goal may not be to initially sell large volumes of this model, but to introduce HongMeng OS in a low-cost package. The company is set to host its developer conference in Dongguan, China on August 9; Huawei may take that opportunity to officially announce its new OS then.

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