Trump meets Apple CEO Tim Cook ahead of imposing new trade tariffs on China

The new wave of tariffs which could go into effect from August 1, is likely to cover consumer electronics, including smartphones and tablets. With U.S. President Donald Trump deliberating whether to make good on his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining un-tariffed Chinese exports to the United States, Trump met Apple’s CEO Tim Cook…

Samsung Electronics to invest 113 trillion won in logic chips upto 2030

Samsung Electronics will investment 11 trillion won annually upto 2030, so as to become the world no.1 in logic chips. On Wednesday, Samsung Electronics stated it would be sinking in $9.57 billion (11 trillion won) annual through 2030 in its logic chip businesses, including its foundry business. The investment by Samsung Electronics, the world leader…

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors invests in China’s Hawkeye Technology

The undisclosed investment is aimed at increasing its footprint in China’s automotive radar market. On Wednesday, Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV stated, it has invested in Chinese self-driving technology company Hawkeye Technology Co Ltd to expand its footprint in the automotive radar market in China. NXP has also signed a collaboration agreement with Hawkeye in…

SoftBank Group invests $400 million in Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Mubadala Investment Co is aiming to invest between $5 million and $30 million in European startups. On Monday, as per a report from the Financial Times, Japan’s SoftBank Group has provided nearly 50% of the cash for the new $400 million fund by Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Mubadala Investment Co. Mubadala Investment Co,…