Huawei

Trump Administration Moves to Cut Huawei Off from Chip Suppliers

The Trump administration reportedly moved to block shipments of semiconductors to China’s Huawei Technology from global chipmakers on Friday as tensions with the communist country ramp up. The Commerce Department says that its announcement “cuts off Huawei’s efforts to undermine U.S. export controls.”

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Chinese Smartphone Sales Suffer Worst Decline Ever

The South China Morning Post reported on Thursday that Chinese smartphone sales suffered their worst decline ever during the first quarter of 2020, with a drop of 22 percent for every major manufacturer except Huawei, which grew by six percent.

The icons for Tencent Holdings Ltd. applications WeChat, clockwise from top left, QQ, JOOX, Tencent News and Tencent Video are arranged for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone taken in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Tencent is scheduled to release second-quarter earnings figures on Aug 16. …