All manufacturing obligations could be met despite China’s coronavirus: Foxconn

In a statement, Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, said it could continue to meet all manufacturing obligations in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China. “We do not comment on our specific production practices, but we can confirm that we have measures in place to ensure that we can…

Britain allows Huawei to play limited role in its 5G networks

On Tuesday, in a statement the British government stated, it will allow China’s Huawei a limited role in building its 5G networks. The statement also mentions, high-risk vendors would be excluded from sensitive core parts of networks, and that there would a 35% cap on their involvement in the non-sensitive parts. The development is likely…

Tata Group launches electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in India

India’s steel-to-autos conglomerate Tata Group, is making a big effort towards clean vehicles; it plans on producing electric cars and batteries, build recycling plants and set up charging stations around the country, said senior executives said on Tuesday. They went on to add, more than half a dozen companies, including Tata Chemicals, Tata Motors, Tata…

Coronavirus outbreak likely to disrupt Apple’s supply chain in China

On Tuesday, a report from Japan’s Nikkei Asian Review stated, Apple Inc’s plan to boost the production of the iPhone by 10% during the first half of this year is likely to hit headwinds with the coronavirus spreading further in China. The Nikkei reported citing sources familiar with the company’s plans as saying, Apple had…

One idiot moment can impact decades of due diligence

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to meet senior ministers on Tuesday to decide on whether the UK will allow China’s Huawei to participate in building the country’s critical 5G mobile infrastructure. The United States views Huawei as a company of particular concern and it sees Huawei’s participation in building a critical infrastructure as…

State Attorney Generals to meet and coordinate with Justice Department over Google probe

According to two sources familiar with the matter at hand, U.S. state attorneys general are scheduled to meet Justice Department attorneys later this week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Inc’s Google. Their probe revolve around Google’s monopolistic behavior that could harm consumers through its control of search traffic and online advertising markets.…

After Disney, McDonald’s Also Closes Restaurants In Five Chinese Cities Due To Coronavirus

The continuous spread of the deadly coronavirus in china has forced United States based global fast food chain McDonalds to close restaurants in five Chinese cities while also implementing new health protocols at its outlets in the region. Stores of the company were closed down in the cities of Wuhan, Ezhou, Huanggang, Qianjiang and Xiantao…