Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence

Google is set to revoke Huawei’s access to its Android mobile operating system, dealing the Chinese company a major blow in accordance with US sanctions.

Other than Apple devices which run on iOS, smartphones makers including Samsung and LG are almost all dependent on the Google-developed Android operating system to power their devices.

According to reports by Reuters and The Verge, Google has suspended business with Huawei and in doing so hugely undermined its lineup of smartphones and tablets which run on Android.

Google has confirmed that it is complying with the sanctions issued by the White House last week, although it is unclear what that will involve.

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Source: Sky News