2 weeks China’s Huawei to launch HarmonyOS, its rival to Google Android, on smartphones Inquirer
SHENZHEN, China- Huawei Technologies plans to introduce its Harmony operating system (OS), viewed as its replacement to Google's Android mobile operating system, on smartphones next year, as it seeks to overcome curbs placed on it by the U.S. The company first unveiled its proprietary HarmonyOS last year which it has billed as a multi-device platform across watches, laptops and mobiles, rather than as a like-for-like challenger to Google's Android mobile OS. Analysts say it is the closest solution to a replacement that Huawei has, after its addition to the U.S. entity list in May last year, which barred Google from ... more