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Huawei crackdown

Huawei cancels launch of new laptop as US sanctions bite

Latest MateBook put on hold until blacklist is lifted

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, presents the new MateBook X Pro laptop before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 2018.   © Reuters

GUANGZHOU -- Huawei Technologies is cancelling the launch of its newest laptop, with the beleaguered Chinese tech behemoth citing the U.S. blacklist against procuring components and software.

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