Volkswagen not interested in acquiring stake in Tesla: Herbert Diess

Potential headwinds include getting the consent of Volkswagen’s controlling Piech and Porsche families to fund the purchase of the stake. Denying a media report, which stated Volkswagen’s CEO Herbert Diess as wanting to purchase a stake in Tesla, the German carmaker stated, it was not interested in doing so. “The speculation about buying a stake…

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Salesforce acquires Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion

Salesforce sees synergy in the deal as it would help it accelerate the growth of its Service Cloud platform. On Thursday, U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce stated, it has signed an agreement to acquire ClickSoftware, an Israeli software developer, for $1.35 billion in cash and shares. The acquisition of ClickSoftware, which makes cloud-based field service…

U.S. bound 5G equipment should be made outside China: U.S.

The Trump administration is exploring rules that will require all 5G cellular equipment destined for the United States to be designed and manufactured outside of China. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, U.S. President Donald Trump is looking to require next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the United States to be designed…

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…