Boeing to upgrade software for 737 MAX 8 aircraft by April

Boeing had been working on the software upgrade since Lion Air’s crash in October 2018. Following a statement from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that it would mandate “design changes” in Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the airplane maker confirmed that it would do so by April. On Sunday, Ethiopian Airlines crash in connection to…

Huawei suit against U.S. Government likely to be dismissed

The similarities between the November 2018 Kaspersky Lab’s case, which was dismissed, with Huawei’s lawsuit increases the likelihood that it will meet the same fate. On Thursday, controversial Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd confirmed that it is suing the U.S. government over a section of a defense bill which became law in…

BlackBerry files patent infringement lawsuit against Twitter

The lawsuit is in the same line as those it filed against Facebook and Snap last year. BlackBerry Ltd has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Twitter alleging that it illegally used technology that it developed on its mobile messaging applications. The lawsuit states, Twitter wrongly sought to compensate for being a “relative latecomer” to…

Chinese chipmaker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd pleads not guilty in U.S. intellectual property theft case

Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit is a self-proclaimed national leader in China’s tech industry. On Thursday, Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd, a Chinese chipmaker pleaded not guilty to U.S. allegations that it stole trade secrets. In October 2018, U.S. authorities added, Fujian Jinhua to the list of entities that cannot purchase components, technology or software…

Google win lawsuit against consumer group over its photo sharing and storage policies

The U.S. District ruled in favor of Google since the plaintiffs did not suffer any “concrete injuries.” A U.S. judge threw out a lawsuit filed by consumers against Google on the grounds of lack of “concrete injuries.” A group of consumers had claimed that Google’s photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy. U.S. District…

Uber resumes testing of self-driving cars in Toronto and San Francisco

The resumption of testing of Uber’s autonomous automated fleet of cars will now be under more controlled and monitored conditions. In a significant development, Uber Technologies Inc stated, it is resuming the limited testing of self-driving cars on public roads in Pittsburgh; the move comes 9 months after it suspended the program following a deadly…