The Huawei ban imposed by the USA government has recently gotten a 90-day delay until 19 August 2019.
On the Azure Stack product website, Huawei's logo is still present on the main page but the company and its offerings have been removed from the product catalog.
Zhengfei emphasized this has nothing to do with the love for Huawei, explaining that even if you are a supporter of the company, it doesn't necessarily mean you need to purchase all the smartphones it makes.
"At present, Matsushita Group supplies normal products to Huawei".
"It will take a decade for China to replace these capabilities", says Moorhead.
Taiwan-based TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said its shipments to Huawei have not been affected by the USA ban on the latter's access to United States components, Reuters reported on Thursday.
Huawei isn't taking any chances. According to the CEO, the operating system will debut this fall or next year's spring.
Huawei reportedly pitched app makers previous year to build software for its App Gallery.
"However, rather than a reprieve for the Chinese firm itself, the slight easing of rules is squarely aimed at Huawei's past customers, such as rural broadband providers or owners of its Android phones", UBS said.
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In this vein, reports surfaced that Huawei is developing its own, alternative operating system.
Huawei is the second-largest cellphone producer in South Africa, after Samsung.
EE also said it is delaying its launch of Huawei's 5G smartphones. Huawei gear has been effectually banned in the USA owing to the Trump administration's argument that the firm poses cybersecurity threat.
Trump, who has embraced protectionism as part of an "America First" agenda, has threatened to slap tariffs of up to 25% on an additional list of Chinese imports worth about $300 billion.
Speaking at the Potsdam Conference on National Cybersecurity on Thursday, Ken Hu, deputy chairman of Huawei, warned that his company's blacklisting "sets a unsafe precedent" for consumers and business.
"In this way, it is hoping to achieve the colonization of the global business world", the newspaper said.
An official of Kyocera Corp., which supplies capacitors and other products, said: "We are collecting information and scrutinizing the possible impact".