Google has limited its co-operation with China-based Huawei after US President Donald Trump signed a decree a few days back that US-based companies blocked the adoption of telecommunications products from countries that “threatened national security”.
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Apart from Google, different names such as Intel, Qualcomm, ARM, Panasonic have also suspended collaboration. What about the Google cost of the Huawei crisis? How will it affect Android? Here are the details …
The US Department of Commerce announced that it has suspended some of the trade restrictions applied to the blacklist on Huawei for 90 days.
The decision allows 90 days for the purchase of American-made products needed to update Huawei’s existing smartphones and tablets. However, Huawei will not receive US-made products without license approval to produce new products.
Undoubtedly, the decision will significantly affect Huawei. What about the loss of Google from this crisis?
According to a report by Nomura Instinet, Google’s suspension of Huawei’s Android license has cost Google, the technology giant losing $425 million.
Because Google, the Android app store, Play store only has grossed more than $7 billion in 2018 out. Huawei smartphones accounted for $388 million of this revenue.