Huawei chip production shutting down, Twitter talks TikTok, NASA name changes
Huawei chip production shutting down, Twitter talks TikTok, NASA name changes
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Huawei chip production shutting down, Twitter talks TikTok, NASA name changes

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This is c/net and here are the stories that matter right now. [SOUND] Chinese tech giant Huawei is feeling the heat from us sanctions with the rich and you the president of Huawei is consumer unit, revealing the company will be forced to stop production of its most advanced. Chips, a report and the associated presses chip production will close on September 15, and may signal the last generation of wireless high end Kirin chips using smartphones like the Huawei Mate. The news comes as tech market analytics firms announced Huawei had become the world's number one phone maker For the second quarter in 2020 It's the first time in nine years that has been achieved by a company other than apple or Samsung. With the tickle ban looming in the US appears social media monolith Twitter is holding talks to purchase the Uber popular Chinese owned video app. On Saturday, The Wall Street Journal reported that the bluebird held preliminary talks to acquire the video apps US operations. Joining potential suitor Microsoft in the tick-tock sweepstakes and executive order by Trump will effectively ban tik-tok in the US next month. And Microsoft appears the front runner to continue its operations stateside. TikTok does plan to sue the Trump administration, however, stating that the executive order is unconstitutional. [MUSIC] And finally, NASA, the US space agency will reconsider unofficial names given to cosmic objects as it works to be more inclusive. The agency is reevaluating nicknames given to Nebula and galaxies over the years which are insensitive and maybe actively harmful. For instance, NGC 2392 has been called the Eskimo Nebula because it looks like a person's head surrounded by a hood. Eskimo is widely views as a colonial term with a racist history according to NASA, and so the agency will retire the nickname. The reexamination of nicknames is ongoing. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNet. [MUSIC]

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