I've been sort of following the whole US vrs China trade war, and it's becoming almost daily life to know that such a thing is happening.
One of the sub - subjects in the whole situation has been the battle against a mobile giant known as Huawei, for those who don't know who or what
they do, they make some pretty good laptops, cell phones, and to top it all off some amazing flagship smartphones, including a foldable phone that
surpasses Samsung right now, they are also second in the world to largest manufacturer of smart phones in the world behind Samsung.
They also use Andriod software, and use several if not dozens of US company's for parts and patented technology, they are a global company.
With the whole protectionist agenda currently pushed in the US; and Huawei a Chinese based company, they have been targeted as a 'national security
threat', and Canada has sort of taken on the same rhetoric towards the company. Including arresting the CFO of the company upon the request of US
There is far more to the situation, but those are the main highlights I find. Until recently.
The current US administration has gone full force, by completing banning all business affiliations with the Chinese company, which means, no sim
cards, no Google Android software, no Microsoft, no more physical parts, nothing. The second largest cell phone company in the world is being outright
banned from not just phones being purchased in the US, but anything affiliated with them.
Honestly, this isn't a shock to me, but it's a rather sad turn of events. This is stepping on the toes of world progress and technological
advancement, and goes against a sovereign nation capitalist model to tap into the global free market (not talking about China, just to be clear). This
isn't creating healthy competition, this is enforcing what people can or can't purchase. As much as Trump is using this as a bargaining chip for the
trade war between the US and China, it's forcing American company's to abide by government rules, what is Google to do in this situation? Or any of
the smaller manufacturing parts company's? just sit there and watch what happens until the government says it's OK?
U.S. Teen Hacks Should and Could Win a War of WILLS with China on the Internet , and make some Serious " U.S. Government Change " in the Process . For
Christ's Sake , Americans Invented the Freakin' Internet , and the Military was KIND Enough to Give US a Head Start . Thanks Uncle Sam , We Will Now
take it to the " Next Level " ................
What would make you believe there is no software involved?
Can you identify every chip on a PCB the size of a video card or motherboard? Even if you had the know-how to identify the chips and pin-outs, how
would you know what it is actually doing without serious analysis of the circuits in question?
This has been going on for a long time.
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You also have strange fires in Holland that made super thin chips and people jumping from roof tops that might have won nobel prizes and a CEO
getting nicked , they have a slang saying in the uk ,ITS all gone Pete tong [ wrong ] they should have one in the USA that goes , Its all gone TRON
Hardware is hardware, there hasn't been any significant proof that certain components that make a computer or cellphone comes built in with a
software, if it did, it would easily be outdated or noticed by the OS and other continuously updating software for apps and such.
As much as I understand there might be a national security threat, I feel there isn't one at all since Huawei is using almost more than half their
components to make the device in the US and the main software is Google. This is clearly putting a road block in the free market, and capitalist
market. This will directly have negative outcomes for US company's.
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