Google Reportedly Revoked Huawei’s Android License


In compliance with the ban imposed by President Trump on Huawei, reports says Google Android has stopped all operations with the Chinese firm. According to Google Android, via its twitter handle, the move is in compliance with US regulations.

In a statement, Google Android wrote;

For Huawei users’ questions regarding our steps to comply w/ the recent US government actions: We assure you while we are complying with all US gov’t requirements, services like Google Play & security from Google Play Protect will keep functioning on your existing Huawei device.

What this means, is that Google has stop Huawei from using the standard version of Android OS. Instead, the company only now have access to the public version of Android called Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Huawei will be it will losing access to many of Google’s core Android apps and services, including the Google Play Store, Gmail, Search and Chrome.

Huawei is yet to give any statement on the development, but its CEO Ren Zhengfei acknowledged Saturday that his company’s growth “may slow, but only slightly” following the US government’s action. Google how ever noted that existing Huawei devices will continue to get support from Google.

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