China’s financial leasing arm cancels orders for 29 Boeing 737 MAX jets

On Monday, adding to its string of recent cancellations, China Development Bank (CDB) Financial Leasing Co stated, it has agreed with Boeing, to cancel the purchase of 29 undelivered 737 MAX jets. The 737 MAX has been grounded globally for more than a year following deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. “In light of evolving…

FCC chairman pushing for Ligado Networks’s 5G solution despite risks to GPS systems

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft order asking the five-member panel to approve Ligado Networks’ request to deploy a low-power nationwide network to support next generation 5G wireless. Ligado Networks’ request has drawn fire from some U.S. government agencies as well as by some powerful lawmakers. Earlier this week, the chairman…

Vietnam orders 44 Samsung Display employees be quarantined following COVID-19 case

Authorities in northern Vietnam have ordered people the employees of Samsung Display to be quarantined following a worker testing positive for the coronavirus. According to a statement released on Monday, a 25-year-old worker of the EQC-SI unit of Samsung Display factory in Bac Ninh province tested positive on Sunday. Confirming the case, Samsung Electronics Co…

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…