HNA Technology Co Ltd in preliminary talks with Apollo Global management LLC to sell Ingram Micro

HNA Technology Co Ltd has reported the same in a filing to the Shanghai stock exchange albeit without disclosing the name of the buyer. On Monday, as per China’s HNA Technology Co Ltd’s filing to the Shanghai stock exchange, it is holding preliminary talks with a concerted party to sell U.S. electronics distributor Ingram Micro…

U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc creates venture capital firm to invest in AI startups

Artificial Intelligence will be pervasive in the coming years with its ubiquitous usage touching nearly every aspect of our day-to-day lives. In a significant development, U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has set up Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund, a $100 million fund, that will invest in startups working on artificial intelligence technologies. Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund has…

Cloud-security firm Netskope raises $169 million in latest funding round

The funding round saw Netskope’s valuation top more than $1 billion. The cloud-security firm will utilize the funds to expand its R&D, sales and data centers. Netskope, a cloud-security firm, said it has raised $169 million in its latest fundraiser which valued it at more than $1 billion. Netskope will channelize the funds to expand…

Israeli cybersecurity firm Coronet partners with Dropbox

The partnership will extend Coronet’s expertise to millions of Dropbox users. Israeli cybersecurity firm Coronet has stated, it has entered into a partnership with Dropbox. The move brings millions of users within Coronet’s ambit of protection from possible hacker attacks. The partnership will see Coronet’s own security features merge with Dropbox’s own security settings, both…

Iran’s maturing cyber prowess is a growing menace: cyber experts

In its report, Singapore-based FireEye has detailed Iran’s growing cyber espionage capabilities which has now placed it among the “top five world cyber-power”. As per FireEye, an internet security firm, hackers who have been allegedly linked to Iran’s government have attacked computer systems at aerospace and petrochemical firms which belong to Saudi Arabia and the…