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Huawei's Tie-Up With Leica Unstable Amid U.S. Warnings

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Leica has acknowledged that the United States government's cautions against the products built by Huawei have hurt its business relationship with the companyin a way. The German camera maker and Huawei first announced their partnership in 2016 with the goal of combining both the companies' expertise in order to reinvent the smartphone photography. Since then, Huawei has produced high-end smartphones whose main selling point is a powerful camera module built in collaboration with Leica.
However, the business landscape in the United States has changed dramatically for Huawei after the top officials from the FBI, CIA, NSA, and the U.S. intelligence community as a whole told the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier this year that U.S. citizens must avoid using products and services manufactured by Huawei due to security concerns. The heads of those agencies along with the director of national intelligence advised against the use of products from Chinese companies, including ZTE and Huawei, out of fear that...

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