Facebook’s data deals with Microsoft, Apple and Amazon under grand jury scrutiny

Facebook’s 150 personal information sharing contracts with tech companies is now under a grand jury scrutiny. Question is can you ever trust Facebook? As per a report by the New York Times, U.S. federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal probe into data deals that Facebook Inc entered into with some of the world’s largest tech…

Nvidia potential acquisition of Mellanox Technologies would be its biggest ever

As per a source Nvidia has outbid Intel Corp for Mellanox. The deal assumes strategic importance since it will reduce Nvidia’s dependency on the gaming industry for its revenues. As per a source familiar with the matter at hand, Nvidia Corp is close to acquiring Mellanox Technologies Ltd for more than $7 billion. The potential…

Chinese tech comes with risks attached: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo’s underscores and highlights the growing and significant risks to using Chinese technology given their connection to the Chinese state. On Friday, Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State of the United States of America highlighted the fact that the countries need to keep their “eyes wide open” on the risks of using Chinese technology…

Microsoft launches HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset

Augmented Reality technology has the potential to improve the efficiency of businesses ranging from users at a factory floor to doctors and those at a farm. In its second push at Augmented Reality, Microsoft unveiled the latest edition of its HoloLens augmented reality headset with promises that it provides a more immersive augmented reality experience…

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,…