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Huawei will be hit hard by Google apps blow

Regular users in the West will struggle to get past the lack of YouTube, Gmail and other apps as the US government’s restrictions start to bite the Chinese phone-maker hard

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

1st September, 2019

Only a week after Ren Zhengfei issued a call to arms to Huawei’s staff, the Chinese phone giant suffered its first tangible blow from the restrictions it has been placed under by the US government. Until now, there was a slowdown in growth and a continued failure to get access to the US market. These were damaging, but didn’t change normal behaviour for the end user.

Now, with Huawei’s new flagship...

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