Huawei has been having a tough time of it lately. After being added to the U.S. Department of Commerce's Entity List, Google suspended the firm's Android license, and other American companies followed suit. It wasn't long until the company's MateBook laptops were removed from the Microsoft Store.
As spotted by Microsoft watcher and leakster WalkingCat today, the entire range of laptops are back. Listings now showing on the Microsoft Store include the MateBook 13, MateBook D, and MateBook X Pro, although the X Pro is currently out of stock.
It's currently unclear why this change has occurred, mainly because it was never completely clear why the devices were removed in the first place. Microsoft has been completely quiet about this whole situation, declining to comment in every opportunity. While we know that Huawei can't license Android from Google anymore, no one outside of Microsoft knows for sure if the company can still license Windows 10.
Update: Microsoft has issued the following statement to The Verge:
“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 U.S. Department of Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations Entity List. As a result, we are resuming the sale of existing inventory of Huawei devices at Microsoft Store.”