Last week, Trump signed an executive order that allowed the federal government to ban US companies to buy telecom equipment from foreign companies at their discretion.
This week, the whole damage began to feel obvious to China's fastest growing smartphone power plant, Huawei. American companies, on Trump's and the company's roads, began to turn the Chinese giant, and what they strip away will undoubtedly affect Huawei in a material way. Huawei will soon have to handle without the simple, small things that – I don't know – access to the non-open version of Android or possibly the prevailing chip architectures of modern smartphones, or Google's app store. Here are some of the games in games that can leave Huawei by the roadside. ARM. Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom. Google.
Basically, the past week has removed the decades of the US smartphone technology backbone and made sure Huawei is going to make DIY its future success in these arenas. The ban was placed, officially, because the US government did not want America to be subjected to espionage, but it is also a clear step in increasing trade war tensions.
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What is in the balance is more than just Huawei's imminent nutritional health, but the fact that China and the United States can start targeting each other's technological giants that steadily trade war chess moves. This week, it's Huawei, but if the perfect deal goes, Apple can be next?
Trends of the Week
Here are a few great news from big companies, with green links to all the cute, cute relationships .
- Apple is trying another solution for the missing keyboard design
Apple's butterfly keyboards have been one of the biggest product generations for the Company since the Apple Maps launch, but after they have already made design changes that were not quite effective, Apple provides it another trip. They have made the bold call not to say what it was fixed, but the people on iFixit tore down the new machines and the changes look minimal.
- Oculus bets on the VR farm
Facebook's VR promises have not delivered in recent years, but this week the company began sending Oculus Rift S and, more importantly, Oculus Quest, which is the best product there have done a long way. Whether the quality is enough to bring people to head for $ 399, a pop is a very good question though.
- Kumbaya OUYA
Here's a blast from the past; OUYA, a $ 99 open Android gaming system that was one of Kickstarters greatest successes ever, is officially dying. The shell of the seven-year operation had already been bought by Razer, but now OUYA Store is itself sunset. Read more about the impending death here.
How do the top technology companies turn this week?
- Google says that some G Suite user passwords were stored in plain text since 2005 ]
- . Google requires a cardinal data storage syndrome.
EU Data Regulator aims at Google's adtech:
Google's leading EU regulator opens formal privacy test for its adtech ]
- The EU is also getting angry with Facebook:
[ Facebook was found hosting lots of far right EU disinformation network ]
- EU study showcases Facebook still has a lot of work to protect choices:
[ Facebook is still a great place to reinforce pre -election rubbish News from EU survey finds ]
- Google does not keep close enough attention to its advertising market:
Google updates ad policies by report of misleading anti-abortion ]  Extra Crunch
Our premium subscription service had another week of interest in deep dives. I've added another good interview in the series "The Exit", where I profiled Jeremy Uzan, a Parisian VC who was an early investor in Drivy, where Getaround just dropped $ 300 million. We talked a little about the future of car ownership and much about SoftBank's king-building skills.
"So now there are two types of VCs. You have the smart ones, but it's not me. I'm more gut-feeling guy. I have to feel that the team is interesting, smart, ambitious as they are the smartest people in room, and they are working on something interesting. "
Here are some of our other top readers this week for premium subscribers. This week, TechCrunch writers talked a little about Huawei, a bit about AI and a little about love …
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