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Huawei Shelves Its New Laptop as the Company’s Downfall Continues

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:58
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Alex Dovbnya
Huawei fails to expand its tiny laptop business after its forced exodus from the American market
Huawei Shelves Its New Laptop as the Company’s Downfall Continues
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Huawei, the Chinese tech behemoth that has been recently blackballed by the US government, has canceled the launch of its laptop, CNBC reports. The company claimed it that pulled the plug on its new product due to its inability to work with American suppliers, such as Microsoft and Intel.

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Before Huawei ended up on the US Entity List, it was supposed to announce the new addition to its MateBook lineup during the CES Asia 2019 even that kicked off in Shanghai on June 11. Now that the laptop’s launch has been indefinitely postponed, any details about its technical characteristics are unlikely to be revealed anytime soon.

Huawei’s Richard Yu claims that the situation is “unfortunate.” According to Yu, the shelved product won’t see the light as long as Huawei remains blacklisted.

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Murdering Huawei    

MateBook 14 and MateBook Pro, the two already announced Huawei laptops, are yet to be shipped. These are just a few products that are currently at risk during the tech cold war between China and the US.

Major US companies, such as Microsoft, Intel, and Nvidia, are now prohibited from conducting business with Huawei by the US government. President Donald Trump has imposed a ban on the Chinese telecom juggernaut due to spying allegations.

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at