The Trump administration would probably describe its Huawei export ban as a move that improves national security by keeping China's pet telecom company out of the US market. According to a report from The Financial Times, Google's recent discussions with the US government actually argue that the Huawei ban is bad for national security. Google is reportedly asking for an exemption from the export ban.
The argument, reportedly, is that Huawei is currently dependent on Google for its Android smartphone software, and that dependence is a good thing for the US. The Financial Times quotes "one person with knowledge of the conversations" as saying, "Google has been arguing that by stopping it from dealing with Huawei, the US risks creating two kinds of Android operating system: the genuine version and a hybrid one. The hybrid one is likely to have more bugs in it than the Google one, and so could put Huawei phones more at risk of being hacked, not least by China.”
Well not so much that as I see it more like Huawei has a massive market and if they get it right to create a good Android experience, with good hardware, and a good app store, then who needs Google? Most users go with the "default" and Huawei's "default" will be massive. So, in essence, this cuts a chunk out of a big US business....
#google#^Report: Google argues the Huawei ban would hurt its Android monopoly
Export ban would create a competitor to US operating systems, argues Google.