Google announces the suspension of some activities with Chinese Huawei. Last week, the White House banned any deal between US companies and certain companies considered "at risk," of which Huawei is a part.
In fact, in the complete commercial tensions with Beijing, Donald Trump has banned US telecommunications trading with foreign companies considered dangerous for national security. They are specially targeted technology exchange
A Google spokesman announced, without going into details, that the company "Complied with the order". "We comply with this decree and examine its implications".
What is Huawei's implications?
The implications may be important. Like all technology groups, Google needs to work with smartphone manufacturers Their systems are compatible with the phones.
→ The Chinese giant will always have access the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), a free version of the Google operating system. "Huawei will only be able to use a public version of Android and will not be able to access applications and services owned by Google."
→ Google badge apps, such as Gmail, YouTube and the Chrome browser, available through the Google Play Store, will no longer be available in future models of Huawei smartphones, as these services are not covered by the open source license and require a commercial agreement with Google.
Along with Huawei, nobody wants to comment. Last week, the group had already denounced it "irrational constraints this will violate your rights ".
The firm, based in Shenzhen, south of China, has long been the focus of the US authorities. He is suspected of espionage in favor of Beijing, which would have contributed greatly to his spectacular international expansion.
The second largest market in Huawei, Europe can be more affected for this decision.
In the first quarter, Huawei sold 59.1 million smart users, or 19% market share, more than Apple from the United States, but still behind the leader, Samsung from South Korea. Huawei is also a leader in 5G, deploying the new generation of mobile Internet.