U.S. industry groups push back proposed changes to U.S. export control regulations

Industry groups are pushing back proposed changes to U.S. export controls regulations which are aimed at curbing the sale of high technology chips to Chinese companies, highlighting the role played by chips in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Nine industry groups have urged U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to allow public comments before allowing the rules…

UK’s Volkswagen Car Owners Win First Round ‘Dieselgate’ Case Against The Company

Thousands of Volkswagen car owners of the United Kingdom apparently won the first stage of a High Court action against the German auto giant over the allegations of fitting emission cheating devices in the diesel vehicles manufactured by it. The latest court ruling came after a preliminary hearing in December in which the court was…

Tesla engineers showcase ventilator prototype on YouTube

In a video posted on Tesla’s YouTube channel, Tesla’s engineers have showcased a prototype for a ventilator. Tesla is gearing to produce thousands of ventilators to help hospitals around the country who have been overwhelmed by the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. According to one of the engineers, the design relives heavily on Tesla car parts. This…

US’s 3M Says Will Make More N95 Masks For The US, But Raise Issues Over Export Ban

The largest maker of respirator masks – 3M, is willing to comply with the order of the United States president Donald Trump of manufacturing and supplying of more needed N95 masks that are critically needed in the country, the company said on Sunday.  However the company also sounded a caution about not being allowed to…

China Reform Holdings attempting to seize control of British chip designer Imagination

In an exclusive news bulletin, Sky News has revealed that Imagination, which makes graphics processing units (GPUs) for customers including Samsung and Apple and is one of the UK’s most important technology companies, is scheduled to have an emergency board meeting next week in order to discuss the appointment of four representatives of China Reform…