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Cutting Huawei off from Android is a national security risk, Google tells US: Report

Google has warned that the US risks compromising national security if it moves ahead with a sweeping ban on Huawei, the Financial Times reported (paywall) on Thursday. Meanwhile, in a fresh blow to Huawei, Facebook said that it would no longer allow the company to pre-install Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram on its phones, Reuters reported. These developments come less than three weeks after Google pulled Huawei’s Android licence on May 20, just days after the US government added the Chinese firm to its so-called Entity List (for national security reasons, ironically) which prevented it from buying components from US companies without prior government approval. Google’s decision was a huge blow to Huawei as it meant the company would lose access to Google's proprietary apps and services such as the Play Store, Gmail and YouTube - though it could continue to use…

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