Google, owned by Alphabet Inc., said it would enact restrictions on Android updates to Huawei after U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday added the Chinese company to a trade blacklist, making it extremely hard for it to do business with U.S. counterparts. Huawei will "immediately lose access to updates to Google's Android operating system".
Google had clarified that the Play Store services on Huawei devices wouldn't be affected, and users can keep updating their apps.
"We are complying with the order and reviewing the implications".
"As one of Android's key global partners we have worked closely with their open-source platform to develop an ecosystem that has benefited both users and the industry. For users of our services, Google Play and the security protections from Google Play Protect will continue to function on existing Huawei devices", said a Google spokesperson.
Last week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that effectively banned Huawei in the United States, including its ability to source goods and services from American companies.
In just 24 hours, Huawei smartphones have gone from thriving to endangered.
Google apps such as Gmail and Maps should remain functional on Huawei phones at least initially, another source told AFP. The ban means that Huawei will not be given advanced access to Google security updates, resulting in a sizeable disparity between the general release of the update and when it will be available to Huawei users.
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Xilinx said the company was aware of the Denial Order issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce and is cooperating.
Only the base Android operating system is open source and most Android devices ship with a substantial amount of Google-owned software.
Huawei has said publicly that it has a "solid track record in cybersecurity" and has denied claims that it poses a security threat.
The internet became hysterical over the weekend when it was reported that Google was cutting ties with Huawei thanks to new government regulations. Microsoft's Windows OS is a prime example of an attempt by a large, established tech company to create a new mobile OS that never took off, Blaber says.
If this stalemate continues without a proper explanation from the parties involved- US Government, Google and Huawei, Consumers will be at the suffering end for no fault of theirs.
There remains some uncertainty as to whether the U.S. will issue temporary licences or exemptions for American suppliers to Huawei. As XDA Developers points out, there are more than 30 American tech companies that supply Huawei with software and hardware components, and all of them are likely to follow suit.