UK chipmaker ARM stops doing business with Huawei - reports

Latest company to suspend ties.
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UK-based chip designer ARM has suspended doing business with Huawei, say reports.

The suspension of ties comes after Huawei unveiled new ARM-powered devices on May 21.

ARM cutting ties is the latest blow to Huawei. Previously, Huawei was banned from Android access, following US president Donald Trump's executive order banning the use of Huawei kit in the US.

Trump issued the executive order in May. Since the executive order, companies including Google, Intel and Qualcomm have also cut ties.

At the same time, Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has reportedly told Chinese state media he expects his daughter, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, to face some jail time after she was arrested in Canada in December and charged with violating US trade sanctions.

Wanzhou is currently under house arrest in Canada as she awaits possible extradition to the US to face charges.

Since Wanzhou's arrest, Huawei has had a major falling-out with Western nations.

Meanwhile, reports suggest Microsoft may block updates on Huawei laptops.

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