Declaring that they would discontinue supplying Huawei/Hisilicon was likely a precautionary measure while they figured out the exact legal position they were in.Probably banking on Trump being impeached before the phone launches.
Sure, but the Cheeto in Chief could still put the pressure back on next time he wants a boost in the polls by looking "tough on China". Only way Huawei is safe is with him gone.Pretty sure the Feds partially lifted import restrictions on Huawei to the point where they could still license designs from ARM holdings. Possibly related:
US Commerce Department may issue temporary licence to give companies and people with Huawei equipment time to maintain reliability of networks.www.scmp.com
Note the cited article lists a 90-day grace period, but I think the lifting of restrictions was extended beyond that at some point.
edit: yeah, thought so:
Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a monthlong truce.www.cnbc.com
Honestly this reads like non-news. Arm's Japanese majority owner SoftBank was pushing for Arm China to take a more active self-sufficient role in regional licensing even before the US-China trade war. Arm Holding's cautiousness since was due to all the interplay of US IPs and US customers potentially affecting their international business, while it only accelerated said efforts at Arm China with their large customer base in the region (including Huawei).
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