Vodafone extends tech partnership with Ryanair

On Wednesday, Vodafone stated it has secured a seven-year technology partnership with Ryanair to handle services including online booking, in-flight transactions, and passenger boarding for the low cost Irish airline in Europe. In a statement both companies stated they had extended an existing partnership for Vodafone Business to support 300 Ryanair sites and around 153…

Brazil signs technology safeguard agreement with the U.S.

In a development that paves the way for U.S. companies to use Brazil’s Alcantara base in the Northeastern-state of Maranhao to launch satellites, the Brazilian Senate has approved the ratification of an agreement signed earlier this year to safeguard U.S. space and defense technology. The agreement was earlier signed in March 2019 during an official…

Huawei gains foothold in Malaysia with early-2020 5G rollout

Huawei has partnered with not only Malaysia’s Maxis Bhd, the country’s second largest mobile network operator by subscriber, but has also signed preliminary 5G agreements with Maxis rivals such as Axiata Group Bhd’s Celcom, as an added pressure. In a significant development, Malaysia’s Maxis Bhd stated, it has signed an agreement with China’s Huawei Technologies…

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Salesforce acquires Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion

Salesforce sees synergy in the deal as it would help it accelerate the growth of its Service Cloud platform. On Thursday, U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce stated, it has signed an agreement to acquire ClickSoftware, an Israeli software developer, for $1.35 billion in cash and shares. The acquisition of ClickSoftware, which makes cloud-based field service…

Qualcomm & Tencent collaborates on creating optimized gaming devices & 5G

The agreement potentially also includes tweaking game titles for U.S. laptops powered by Qualcomm’s processors which will connect to the internet vide 5G rather than use Wi-Fi. Qualcomm Inc, the largest supplier of mobile phone chips stated, it will collaborate with China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd on projects that could include making Tencent’s video games run…