Best Buy has announced that it will phase out the Mate 10 Pro it sells in its stores and online, just when Huawei lowered the price down to Galaxy S9 levels, and threw in freebies to go with the phone. The current inventory won't be replenished by Best Buy when it runs out, and the abrupt turn of fate for Huawei is most likely no coincidence. The Wall Street Journal tips today, in a suggestive "Who is afraid of Huawei?" post, that the US has started to convince Western allies like Canada and Australia, or random places like the Solomon Islands, to scuttle their plans for ordering Huawei equipment.Now, however,
Geopolitical and national security considerations aside, we were curious to see what you think about the US going after the Mate 10 Pro in particular, restricting consumer's choice in the process, and whether you consider it blanket fearmongering with phones from the third-largest handset maker a collateral damage, or a genuine national security concern.
source: WSJ (paywall)