Facebook bars Huawei from pre-installing its apps

A vendor displays a Huawei P30 Pro mobile at the Mobile Expo in Bangkok Thailand

Depending on the market, it is normal for smartphone makers to include pre-installed apps on their new smartphones as part of a special arrangement with various providers.

What just happened? Another day, another U.S. company distancing itself from Huawei.

According to Reuters, Facebook is getting ready to pull out its support for future Huawei handsets, planning to no longer allow the pre-installation of the social networking giant's insane popular apps on the Chinese tech behemoth's mobile devices. The US government granted the search giant a 90-day reprieve after Huawei was blacklisted, meaning even phones not yet shipped or built will still receive updates and come with Google services pre-installed.

The social network giant is reportedly pulling its apps from Huawei devices. This new restriction is only applicable to brand new Huawei devices that have not left the factory. This brings added convenience to consumers who would otherwise have to actively download the apps from the Google Play store or another source.

Sheldon Cottrell contender for catch of tournament
Both Australia and West Indies are full of match-winners, which makes the contest interesting. Put into bat first, defending champions Australia were all out on 288 runs.

The Chinese company declined to comment on Facebook's decision.

Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a USA ban on its purchase of American parts and software.

Huawei isn't giving up without a fight, challenging the ban in U.S. courts. Soon afterwards, Google cut Huawei off from future Android updates, before temporarily resuming work. Future versions of Huawei phones, however, will not have access to the Google Playstore and its apps unless the United States government changes course.

Related News:

  • Netherlands vs. England - Football Match Report

    Netherlands vs. England - Football Match Report

    After a hard-fought 90 minutes, it all went downhill for England in extra time as mistakes proved costly in defence. But we made too many mistakes in our final third, partly as a result of their pressure but also by errors by us.
    Samsung Galaxy A30 June update fixes Telegram compatibility

    Samsung Galaxy A30 June update fixes Telegram compatibility

    The Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 series stands out only because of its red hue, with all specs and features remaining the same. The company's smart speaker made its first appearance alongside the public unveiling of the Note 9 in August past year .
    West Indies suffer heartbreak loss to Australia

    West Indies suffer heartbreak loss to Australia

    Having got rid of dangerman Gayle, Starc returned late in the piece and accounted for the Windies' powerful lower-order hitters. Smith had a lucky break on 26 when he top-edged a hook off Holder only for Cottrell at long leg to slip as he eyed a catch.
  • White House tells Hope Hicks not to give documents to House committee

    White House tells Hope Hicks not to give documents to House committee

    Donaldson was a key witness for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice. Nadler rejected that offer, saying: "We urge you to return to the accommodation process without conditions".
    Rumor: Why Swamp Thing Suddenly Got Cancelled At DC Universe

    Rumor: Why Swamp Thing Suddenly Got Cancelled At DC Universe

    The news comes less than a week after the first episode premiered on the DC Universe streaming service last Friday. The series will continue to release one episode per week until it has completed its first season run.
    United States  stocks extend rally after more dovish Fed tilt

    United States stocks extend rally after more dovish Fed tilt

    Additionally, some districts said the trade uncertainty had already taken a toll on local investment and employment. The possibility that the USA and Mexico may begin a series of tit-for-tat tariffs only adds to economic woes.
  • Fiat blames Macron for failure in Renault merger talks

    Fiat blames Macron for failure in Renault merger talks

    If the merged company were to include the Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, too, it would be the No. 1 vehicle producer in the world. Nissan , Renault and Mitsubishi Motors together employ more than 470,000 people in almost 200 countries.
    Melania Trump channels Princess Diana in bold ensemble during royal visit

    Melania Trump channels Princess Diana in bold ensemble during royal visit

    The couple is now in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy by the hand of the Allies' forces. They were greeted by a smiling Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
    Braves In Talks With Kimbrel and Keuchel

    Braves In Talks With Kimbrel and Keuchel

    Keuchel rejected the qualifying offer, which was a one-year, $17.9 million contract from the Astros in November. Bringing in a guy like Keuchel who has experience pitching in the American League would be key for the Yankees.
  • Donald Trump 'moved' by Prince Charles about climate change

    Donald Trump 'moved' by Prince Charles about climate change

    Trump said it's only getting better there; the water right now is "crystal clean" but needs to become "crystal clean clear". If you go to certain cities - I'm not going to name cities, but I can - if you go to certain cities you can't even breathe.
    Destiny 2 is going free-to-play-ish

    Destiny 2 is going free-to-play-ish

    More emphasis, too , will be placed on "evolving world" content like the Forsaken expansion's excellent "Dreaming City" material. As well as the new storyline, there'll be a new Raid set in the Black Garden, new Exotic weapons, and a new Dungeon.
    Liverpool have enquired over in-demand Premier League star, £60m valuation

    Liverpool have enquired over in-demand Premier League star, £60m valuation

    Additionally, reports alleging that Maddison is a childhood Manchester United fan , made the Red Devils forerunners in his pursuit.

Most liked

Arsenal fans react as Aubameyang drops potenially worrying transfer hint
Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG are both said to be interested in Aubameyang, according to The Times . Aubameyang and Lacazette scored a combined 50 goals in all competitions for Arsenal last season.

Trump tells Theresa May a 'very fair' trade deal coming after Brexit
Westminster Abbey was next, with a tour and moment of silence at the tomb of the Unknown Warrior. He declared there was "great love all around" but the Fake News would try to find protests.

RBI reduces repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.75 %
The RBI had retained its "neutral" stance after the rate cut in April but now it has changed its stance to "accommodative". Beyond another 25 bps rate cut in August, the RBI may find it hard to cut rates further in a rising inflation scenario.

Barcelona make final offer for de Ligt
According to the Mirror , Barcelona , Liverpool , Machester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus all want the player. The defender is getting ready with Holland to take on England in the "Final Four" of the Nations League.

Sudan military offers talks after allegedly killing 60 protesters
Sudan is now celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan. Rights group Amnesty International blamed the RSF for this week's violence.

Kate Middleton & Prince William Skip the Photo Op During Trump's Royal Visit
Sunday afternoon offered the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , Prince William and Kate Middleton , a chance to connect with nature. So, it is no shock when she wore a ruffled white McQueen gown to the banquet on Monday.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Renders Suggests It Will Have Buttons After All
This is not the first time Samsung has done this as we have seen the same thing for Galaxy Note 9 and S9. The power button and volume controls are on the left now while the right is devoid of buttons.

Destiny 2, Ghost Recon Breakpoint Reportedly Coming to Google's Stadia Streaming Service
The information was included in today's massive update, which is probably not how Bungie saw this going down. Google will hold a press conference tomorrow to talk about Google Stadia and its game at 12 p.m.

Blocking Unwanted Robocalls by Default
Thursday's vote by the Federal Communications Commission could make call-blocking widespread and help consumers dodge annoying robocalls.

Here’s how to check live train status using Google Maps
Hurricanes: In the days leading up to a hurricane, Google Maps will now show you a visualization of the hurricane in the maps app. This uses the power of Google's live traffic data and public bus schedules to calculate delays and provide accurate travel times.

Chicago Releases 911 Calls From Jussie Smollett Incident in January
Jussie Smollett said they shouted, "This is MAGA Country" and claimed his assaulters poured a bleach-like substance over him. Chicago police on Wednesday released two 911 calls from the night in January when Jussie Smollett claimed he was attacked.

Hawks Now Have Pick Flexibility To Move Up In NBA Draft
Crabbe averaged just 9.6 points last season, though he shot 37.8 percent from 3-point range. Atlanta now owns the eighth, tenth and 17th picks in the draft.

Ash Barty overcomes Madison Keys to reach semi-final
Before the 2019 French Open , Mair recommended betting Vondrousova at 60-1 to win the title - one of only three players he backed. Most impressive, perhaps, was this: Halep had won 16 return games in a row coming in, but Anisimova saved 6 of 7 break points.

Trump says 'fine' if Iran wants to open talks
The President was also asked about the possibility of using the "red button" and using nuclear weapons against Iran. We can turn that around very quickly but the sanctions have been extraordinary [in] how powerful they have been".

Swamp Thing canceled days after Season 1 premiere on DC Universe
The initial 13-episode season of Swamp Thing carried a pretty large price tag for a small streaming service. Towards the end of filming, there were reports that the final three episodes of the series were canceled.