Best Buy breaks up with Huawei, Mozilla drops Facebook adsToday's major tech stories include Best Buy avoiding Huawei phones, Mozilla stopping ads on Facebook and Trump pushed for a tech and science cabinet position.
This is Cnet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Best Buy is breaking up with Huawei. The largest electronics retailer in the U.S. has ceased ordering new handsets from the smart phone maker, according to a person familiar with the situation. This is a major blow to Huawei's business in the U.S. since Best Buy was one of its largest retail partners. [UNKNOWN] did not provide details when asked about the relationship ending. Mozilla is getting serious about privacy, The Firefox developers says it will no longer advertise on Facebook, sighting the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the social platform's current privacy policies. Mozilla also launched the petition asking Facebook to improve those policies. Facebook did not respond to request for comments. Two US senators are pushing Trump to finally appoint a director to the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Senators Mark Warner of Virginia and Gary Peters of Michigan say the position has been vacant for more than a year. And feels it's critical to choose an appointee with a background in science or engineering. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet tech today app in the apple or google play stores.