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Huawei develops own OS in case of Android ban

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Chinese maker has confirmed that it has developed its own proprietary (OS) and is ready to implement those in case its legal battle with the US leads to a ban on the export of US-made products and services such as and

The world's second-largest by market share currently uses the OS for its handsets and Microsoft's for its laptops and tablets.

"has built its own for and computers in case it is suddenly blocked from using US software from and Google," the CNBC reported on Friday.

Chinese filed a lawsuit against the last week as a "last resort" to get a federal ban on the use of its products lifted.

The lawsuit, filed in a in challenges the constitutionality of Section 889 of the 2019 National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA), which was signed by in August last year.

A had earlier ruled that Huawei Meng Wanzhou's initial extradition hearing will take place on May 8.

Wanzhou faces fraud charges in the US, where an indictment unveiled in January accused her of deceiving banks into approving transactions that may have violated unilateral US sanctions against



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 19:04 IST