SoftBank Group Corp to invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak

This is SoftBank’s second investment in Mexico after it invested $20 million in Clip, a payments firm. In a development that sees an expansion in SoftBank’s growing portfolio in Latin America, the Japanese conglomerate said, it will be investing in Kavak, a Mexican used car platform. “We are proud to join with and invest in…

Harley-Davidson halts production of its electric motorcycle following discovery of a glitch

According to the U.S. motorcycle maker testing of LiveWire is going “well”. Following the discovery of a glitch during final quality checks, U.S. motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson Inc stated, it has stopped the production and deliveries of its first electric motorcycle. In a statement the motorcycle maker stated, it has discovered a “non-standard condition” with its…

Germany to allow Huawei to bid for developing 5G network

New rules drafted for Germany allows a level playing field for all telecom equipment vendors. On Monday, in a significant development, Germany has finalized rules to build its 5G mobile networks which does not exclude China’s Huawei Technologies. German government officials have confirmed that Germany’s security catalogue foresaw an evaluation of technical and other criteria…

Hackers used booby trapped text messages to retrieve data stored in cellphones

Amnesty International’s report details how booby-trapped text messages were used to collect information stored locally on cellphones. A research by Amnesty International has uncovered that hackers armed with sophisticated spying software have been targeting Moroccan human rights activists midst a government crackdown on protests in recent years. The report released by the British non-profit human…

Samsung Display to invest $11 billion on facilities and R&D by 2025

Of the 13.1 trillion won, Samsung Display aims to spend 10 trillion won on facilities and the balance on research and development. On Thursday, South Korea’s presidential office issued a statement saying, Samsung Display plans on investing $11.0 billion (13.1 trillion won) on facilities and research by 2025. Samsung Display is a unit of Samsung…