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Huawei laptops are back on Microsoft's online store

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Following US's executive order to crack down Huawei, Microsoft quietly removed the Chinese tech giant's line of laptop from its online store last month.
Huawei laptops are back on Microsoft's online store
The MateBook 13

Available on Microsoft's online store again

Today, Twitter user WalkingCat noticed that Huawei's laptops have returned based on TheVerge's report. The tech news outlet also noticed that the MateBook 13, the MateBook, and the MateBook X Pro are all available once again. 

The American software giant also sent a statement to TheVerge.

We have been evaluating, and will continue to respond to, the many business, technical and regulatory complexities stemming from the recent addition of Huawei to the US Department of Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations Entity List, says a Microsoft spokesperson in a statement to The Verge. As a result, we are resuming the sale of existing inventory of Huawei devices at Microsoft Store.

Microsoft said that their store is only selling existing inventory which is compliant with the current US regulations. We are unsure if the company will continue to stock and sell Huawei devices in the future though.

See also: Meet the Huawei Matebook 13 - Sexy, portable, capable!

Also, Microsoft is still quiet whether Huawei will still be able to obtain Windows for its future laptops.

The ban on Huawei also resulted to the postponement of the launch of the company's new Windows-powered laptop at the CES Asia show last week.

On the other hand, CNBC also got a response from Microsoft.

We remain committed to providing exceptional customer experiences. Our initial evaluation of the US Department of Commerce's decision on Huawei has indicated we may continue to offer Microsoft software updates to customers with Huawei devices, Microsoft said.

What do you guys think?

Sources: TheVerge, CNBC
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