Huawei has canned the launch of one of its new laptops after being blacklisted in the US.
Sources told The Information that the laptop was pulled after US trade sanctions blocked its access to Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Intel’s processors.
Huawei’s laptops run on the Windows operating system.
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The pressure is mounting on Huawei.
This week, the Chinese tech giant admitted to canceling the launch of one of its new laptops after being banned from doing business with US suppliers
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business, told CNBC. “We cannot supply the PC,” he said, adding that the situation is “unfortunate.”
Sources familiar with the matter told The Information that its new Windows laptop, which was meant to be unveiled at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week, was pulled because US trade sanctions blocked its access to Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Intel’s processors, which it relies on to function.
Huawei has been placed on an “entity list” which means US companies need permission to do business with the Chinese tech firm from August. Google is said to be lobbying against the decision.
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