Tesla Becomes Tech Partners Of A Nickel Mine Amid Concerns Of Shortage Of The Metal

The United States electric car maker will now play the role of a technical partner in a nickel mine – a mineral that is an essential requirement for making of lithium-ion batteries which power electric vehicles. With the aim of securing long term supply of the metal usually in short supply, Elon Musk’s car company…

Volkswagen Group & Porsche could enter Formula One racing: BBC

According to a report from the BBC, the Volkswagen Group along with Porsche, are weighing options to enter Formula One provided the next engine regulations, which are scheduled to be introduced in 2025, promote sustainable fuels. Porsche Motorsport’s vice-president Fritz Enzinger has been quoted as saying, it would be “of great interest if aspects of…

Amazon opens first physical cashierless store in Britain

On Thursday, Amazon.com Inc said, it will open its first brick-and-mortar store in Britain, its first physical store outside the United States. The cashierless store, dubbed “Amazon Fresh,” will be located in the London Borough of Ealing and will carry a private UK food brand it’s calling “by Amazon”. Customers who shop at this store…

Chinese state-sponsored hacking group HAFNIUM pillaged user inboxes which use Microsoft Exchange Server

In a statement, Microsoft cyber security experts along with cyber security experts from outside of the company said, a cyberespionage group from China has been remotely plundering email inboxes using 0-day exploits in Microsoft mail server software. In a blog post Microsoft said, the cyber-espionage group dubbed as HAFNIUM, a state-sponsored entity operating out of…

Intel loses U.S. patent trial, ordered to pay $2.18 billion to VLSI Technology LLC

A federal court has ruled that Intel Corp must pay $2.18 billion to a technology rival after a federal jury found that Intel had infringed on its patent. A federal jury came to the conclusion that Intel had infringed on two patents related to chip-making unit owned by VLSI Technology LLC. In a statement, Michael…

U.S. International Trade Commission probing select devices made by Lenovo Group Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd

In a statement the U.S. International Trade Commission stated, it was probing certain LTE-compliant cellular devices made by China’s Lenovo Group Ltd owned Motorola Mobility and by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, following a complaint. On February 1, 2021, an investigation was launched following a complaint filed by Austin, Texas-based Evolved Wireless LLC alleging infringement of…

Following Astonishing Growth In Pandemic Hit 2020, Zoom Expects More Growth

The trend of working from home that came into prominence during the Covid-19 pandemic is here to stay, said the chief of Zoom Eric Yuan. The company that offers video conferencing services grew at an unprecedented rate during the pandemic with people working from home and therefore required a medium to hold virtual meetings. Sales…

Amazon Accused Of ‘Systemic’ Racism In Corporate Offices In A Lawsuit By A Manager

A case was filed against the largest online retailer of the world Amazon.com Inc by a manager of the company over discrimination.  In the litigation, the manager has alleged that the company hires Black people for lower positions while also promoting them more slowly compared to white workers. The manager also alleged that she was…

Boeing Co and RAAF flight test world’s first pilotless fighter-like jet

On Tuesday, in a statement Boeing Co and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) said, they had completed the first flight test on a pilotless fighter jet, designed to operate in conjunction with crewed aircraft. The fighter jet, dubbed as the “Loyal Wingman”, is the first military aircraft to be designed and manufactured in Australia…

Israeli cybersecurity startup Axonius raises $100M in latest funding round, valuing it at $1.2 billion

In a statement cybersecurity startup Axonius said, it has raised $100 million through a private funding round which was led by New York-based growth equity firm Stripes; the funding round valued the startup at $1.2 billion. The funding round, which came less than a year after Axonius’ last raise saw the startup’s total funding touch…