Tech's cold war: Here's how geopolitics is shaping your next smartphone

Topics Huawei | Google

US President Trump’s latest swipe at Huawei could be the start of a deep transformation of the tech sector. Citing national security concerns, the Commerce Department said this month that American companies would need special permission to sell some products to Huawei and other Chinese companies.

This past week, things escalated. Companies including Google, Qualcomm and Broadcom froze some of the supply of products to the Chinese technology giant. (Google, for instance, will no longer offer Huawei the full version of its.....

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