Whitefly held responsible for last year’s cyberattack on Singapore

Whitefly is a state-sponsored espionage group that has been very active in Singapore and has actively targeted its engineering, healthcare, telecoms and media sectors. According to a statement from Symantec Corp, the worst ever cyberattack suffered by Singapore, which saw the personal information of more than 1.5 million people stolen including that of the Prime…

Boeing makes significant, undisclosed, investment in supersonic business jet developer Aerion

Boeing’s investment aims to tap growing high-end demand for air travel that slashes travel time. In a filing, Boeing Co has disclosed, it has made a significant investment in Aerion, a supersonic business jet developer. The development comes in the wake of Boeing, the world’s largest planemaker looking to tap increasing demand for high-end aircraft…

Tesla Inc hires Snap Inc’s VP of Monetization Engineering

Tesla has hired Snap Inc’s Stuart Bowers who will now be its vice president of engineering. Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stated it has hired Stuart Bowers, Snap Inc’s vice president of monetization engineering, as its VP of engineering. He will work on Tesla’s Autopilot software and other projects. In recent days, several senior executives have…

EU should revisit FTA with the U.S: head of Germany’s engineering trade body

11% of Germany’s total exports are destined for the U.S. On Monday, Carl Martin Welcker, the head of Germany’s engineering trade body stated a fresh attempt should be made at hammering out a free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States. Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump had announced a 10% tariff…

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to boost collaboration in key technologies

Areas of convergence that have been identified by the trio include engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and supply chains. On Thursday, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance stated it would boost the speed of convergence of technologies between the trio as they collaborate on key areas as part of a bigger, broader strategy to boost profits and lower costs. The…

A heady mix of cutting edge engineering and technology prowess is fueling the growth of Europe’s industrial giants

Investors are increasingly looking to reap in the benefits of cutting edge industrialization with hi-tech software prowess such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. No wonder, European Companies, including Siemens and ABB, have become a favorite among investors. Investment funds who are looking to reap rich rewards at the intersection of European efficiency and technology…