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US-China trade war: Will tech world of the future look like the past?

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Talk of a bifurcated tech world - with China's Huawei on the one side and American companies like Google and Apple on the other - echoed along the information superhighway following a decision by Google to limit the software services it provides to Huawei Technologies in the latest twist in the US-China trade war.

Google made the alarming announcement on Monday after a Trump administration order last week to restrict the Chinese telecommunications giant from buying American technology and components.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2019, with the headline US-China trade war: Will tech world of the future look like the past?. Subscribe