U.S. Government considers blocking TSMC from making chips for Huawei

Huawei | February 18, 2020

For close to a year, Huawei has been trying to stay competitive despite dire US sanctions hitting them very hard for certain regions. The company was placed on the Department of Commerce’s Entity List, meaning that US companies are barred from exporting products to Huawei. This sole fact by itself is already pretty devastating, as Huawei is blocked from conducting any business with Google, the company behind Android development and Google Play services (software is also considered an export), as well as with companies like Qualcomm. But for the most part, the company has managed to stay afloat, mainly in part thanks to the fact that they can source most of their components from places outside the US and they have access to Android since it’s open-source software.

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With the partial government shutdown in its 17th day, federal employees who are furloughed and working without pay will officially be missing their first paycheck this Friday. The partial government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, when President Trump and Congress were unable to agree upon a funding bill. President Trump would like to see $5.7 billion appropriated to fund the building of a Southwest border wall, a polarizing proposal that animates both sides of the partisan divide.

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With the partial government shutdown in its 17th day, federal employees who are furloughed and working without pay will officially be missing their first paycheck this Friday. The partial government shutdown began on December 22, 2018, when President Trump and Congress were unable to agree upon a funding bill. President Trump would like to see $5.7 billion appropriated to fund the building of a Southwest border wall, a polarizing proposal that animates both sides of the partisan divide.

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