Netherlands’ ASML – a victim of Chinese corporate espionage

In its annual threat assessment, Netherland’s intelligence agency had warned that China is targeting tech companies in the Netherlands for intellectual property theft, just like it does in other countries. In a significant development, Netherland’s ASML disclosed, it has become a victim of Chinese corporate espionage. Luckily the perpetrators who had stolen information did not…

The tech sector emerges as the best performer in the European stock market

Shares of AMS, a chipmaker appreciated by 206% in 2017. On Friday, European stocks steadied their footings and were set to post their strongest gains since 2013 buoyed by surging tech stocks as well as a robust resources sector. Although the eurozone blue chip stocks dropped by 0.1%, the pan-European STOXX 600 index remained flat,…

Blockchain company ties up with medical AI company

Blockchain technology being used to validate, store and track healthcare data.   The Bitfury Group has entered into an alliance with Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based medical artificial intelligence (AI) firm, to create new applications for the healthcare industry using blockchain. Blockchain technology, being developped in the private as well as in the public sector, has…