Toyota establish green technologies research center with China’s Tsinghua University

The move is likely to help China in its goal to expand its tech capability, manufacturing and distribution channels and better compete in the world stage. Toyota Motor Corp stated, it is in the midst of setting up a research institute in Beijing in partnership with Tsinghua University. The partnership will study uses of car…

Sweden to tighten telecom operation laws

Sweden aims to tighten telecom component suppliers and operators who don’t meet sufficiently high security standards. Anders Ygeman, Sweden’s minister for digital development stated, Stockholm wants to tighten regulatory requirement for telecom suppliers and operators. Sweden’s concerns comes in the midst of heightened concerns revolving around network security. “We want to be able to exclude…

SoftBank to replace Huawei’s 4G network equipment with Nokia and Ericsson equivalent

SoftBank will also source its 5G network equipment from Nokia and Ericsson rather than from Huawei: Nikkei In a significant development, Japan’s Nikkei has reported without citing sources, SoftBank Group Corp plans on replacing 4G network equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with equivalent hardware from Nokia and Ericsson. Further, for its 5G network,…

A hard-brexit would cost Jaguar Land Rover $1.59 billion every year

In recent weeks some of the biggest companies operating in Britain have been critical of a lack of clarity in Brexit’s outcome. On Thursday, Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s biggest carmaker stated, if the negotiations between Britain and the European Union were to result in a so-called “hard Brexit” it would cost it $1.59 billion (1.2…

ZTE faces strong headwinds from the U.S. Senate

The headwinds stem from the outcome of an investigation which concluded that ZTE and Huawei Technologies are Chinese telecommunications firms that are linked to the Chinese Communist Party’s intelligence apparatus. According to U.S. lawmakers, legislation has already been prepared to block the Trump administration’s agreement with China which allows ZTE Corp to resume business ties…