US prosecutors have charged three Chinese nationals affiliated with a cybersecurity company in China with hacking into Siemens AG, Trimble and Moody’s Analytics to steal business secrets, according to a report by Reuters.
Canadian citizen charged in Yahoo breach to ‘plead guilty’: reports
A Canadian citizen accused by the US government of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty, according to reports.
Bloomberg: Amazon’s cashierless store nearing launch date
Amazon’s “just walk out” technology to enable a cashierless store has “improved markedly,” according to a Bloomberg source.
Indian firms poised to bridge tech skills gap in US
Over one hundred companies with origins in India are responsible for creating more than 100,000 jobs and $17.9 billion in investments across the United States.
Mozilla drops Yahoo, makes Google the default browser
Alphabet’s Google has reclaimed the spot as the default search engine on Mozilla’s Firefox Internet browser in the US and other regions.
UK Government announces $80M in tech initiatives ahead of Brexit
The country’s Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced that government will be doubling visas available for global talent in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit.
Qualcomm plans to reject Broadcom’s $103B acquisition bid
US chipmaker Qualcomm is reportedly drawing up plans to reject rival Broadcom’s $103 billion bid as early as this week.
Apple and Accenture team up to boost enterprise mobility
Global consultancy and business services firm Accenture unveiled a partnership with Apple designed to help businesses develop new applications and use cases …
Meg Whitman departs HP’s board of directors
Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman has officially stepped down as the chairman of HP Inc’s board of directors, effective …
Uber’s SEA rival Grab receives $2 billion in investments
Grab has announced that it recently raised $2 billion from Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group in the largest–ever venture fundraising in Southeast Asia, said reports.
Emcredit, Network International to introduce ’empay’
Emcredit, a subsidiary of Dubai Economy, has forged a strategic alliance with Network International to deliver world-class mobile payment solutions in the UAE.
Data firm leaks personal details of 198 million Americans
It has been reported that the leaked information covers almost 62 percent of the U.S. population, and is said to be the largest breach of electoral data in the U.S. to date.
ADNOC Distribution unveils enhanced mobile app
The upgraded app serves as a one-stop-shop for all ADNOC Distribution’s services and allows customers to explore and stay-up-to date with ADNOC Distribution’s latest facilities and information.
Mobile phone penetration rises in the UAE: TRA
According to recent data from the UAE Telecommunications Regulations Authority (TRA), the mobile phone usage in the country has increased to 228.3 phones per 100 people in 2017.