Economic war by the world's bully
China should have retaliated, it's the only language the USA understands. China may still do so. They could refuse to buy another Boeing.
Huawei's long established trading relationship with Leica to integrate the German camera maker's technology into its phones is over, the companies have confirmed. From February 2016, all Huawei flagships were slated [PDF] to have Leica-developed lenses and branding. The Reg was generally quite impressed by the combined …
Given the spec's of the (2019) P30 range, its a shame Huawei haven't continue this model, following the 2020
New Editon with a further refresh (including an Android upgrade?). Yes it might no longer be high-end, but it still compares well with 2023 mid-range offerings and given its secondhand price is circa £160...
"German optics giant jumps ship to make smartphone cameras for Xiaomi instead"
It's an East German company so naturally it would side with the Commies. I know, technically Leica is in NATO occupied Germany, but for how long comrades?
[In my defence, the only time I went behind the Iron Curtain was because I got on the wrong train. It was not nice, like a nation of Grangemouths]
"Did you get Leica mixed up with Zeiss perchance?".
That won't make Danny 2s comment any less idiotic as,
"ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems and optoelectronics, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss. Together with Ernst Abbe (joined 1866) and Otto Schott (joined 1884) he laid the foundation for today's multi-national company.".
Do people actually believe East Germany become East Germany because they, the people, wanted it.
East Germany lasted from 1949 to 1990, no longer than about 40 years.
Remember "tear down the wall" by Regan.
For some odd reason Margret Thatcher did not join all those other heads of state for those celebrations.