U.S. postal service to use self-driving trucks in a landmark pilot project

The implications of this pilot project has manifold benefits. It will not only lower operating costs but also improve delivery time and significantly reduce the problem of driver shortages. On Tuesday, in a development that marks a significant milestone in efforts to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight, the U.S. Postal Service stated, it…

InterDigital Wireless & Qualcomm Inc aim to license their 5G tech to China’s Huawei despite U.S. ban

The U.S. ban on selling American technology to Chinese firms, which now has a grace period of 90 days, does not cover patents. Moreover Huawei owns both firms sizeable dues … cutting off business relations could potential mean massive writedowns if not write-offs. In a significant development, patent attorneys of InterDigital Wireless Inc stated, it…

U.S. telecom regulators to announce conditions for approving Sprint-T-Mobile merger

Before they give a go-ahead to the merger, regulators will have to factor in the potential loss of competition which will lead to higher consumer prices against the prospect of a more powerful No. wireless carrier which can work to build a faster, better next generation 5G wireless network. According to sources U.S. regulators are…

Instances of forced tech transfers are growing in China: EU business lobby group

The pace of forced tech transfers in exchange for market access is on the rise in China especially in “cutting edge” industries. In a significant development, a European business lobby has disclosed, the number of cases of European firms forced to transfer technology to its Chinese partners are on the rise despite Beijing’s attempt to…

Nvidia’s $7 Billion Acquisition Of Mellanox Not To Be Blocked By China, Expects Nvidia CEO

The deal of the almost $7 billion takeover of Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies by Nvidia would is not expected to be opposed by the Chinese regulators, believes the company’s CEO Jensen Huang. He said this in a television interview with the news channel CNBC. An important function for data center security networking and storage…