Alphabet Inc cancels Google I/O midst global coronavirus outbreak

Alphabet Inc has canceled its annual developer event, Google I/O, midst growing concerns on China’s coronavirus which has started spreading outside China. “Over the coming weeks, we will explore other ways to evolve Google I/O to best connect with and continue to build our developer community,” said Alphabet Inc. On Monday, Alphabet had said it…

Huawei watching coronavirus outbreak, could attend Mobile World Congress

On Wednesday, Huawei Technologies stated, it aims to hold events around the forthcoming Mobile World Congress despite the coronavirus outbreak. The telecoms industry event draws more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona. “We are keeping a close eye on matters and having to internally adjust accordingly and responsibly,” said Huawei’s spokesman after South Korea’s LG Electronics…

Qualcomm Technologies Inc signs non-binding MOU with 4 Chinese companies worth $2 billion

The agreement, spanning several years, covers areas of technology related to RF Front-End components. Qualcomm Technologies Inc stated it has signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) for sales worth at least $2 billion with Xiaomi Communications, Lenovo Group, Vivo Communication Technology and the Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp. On Thursday, the U.S. chipmaker disclosed that the…