Brazil signs technology safeguard agreement with the U.S.

In a development that paves the way for U.S. companies to use Brazil’s Alcantara base in the Northeastern-state of Maranhao to launch satellites, the Brazilian Senate has approved the ratification of an agreement signed earlier this year to safeguard U.S. space and defense technology. The agreement was earlier signed in March 2019 during an official…

Japan Display aims to clinch $468 million in funding by the end of this month

Japan Display’s bailout plan got slightly derailed following the withdrawal of Harvest Group, a Chinese investment firm from the bailout consortium. Following a sudden withdrawal of a Chinese investor group from its bailout plan, Japan Display Inc, an Apple Inc supplier stated, it aims to clinch a deal for least $468 million (50 billion yen)…

IBM, TATA join Hedera Hashgraph’s governing council

Hedera Hashgraph is a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies. According to a top official from Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, India’s Tata Communications along…

AMD’s expands marketshare with its latest second generation EPYC server chip

Although Intel’s server chips will be launched next year, industry experts opine that machine learning features along with better memory management techniques could provide Intel the edge. Having said that, competition in the server chip space is always good since it lowers cost and improves efficiency. On Thursday, Advanced Micro Devices Inc stated, following the…

Top 3 Australian banks join IBM and Scentre Group to test blockchain technology

Blockchain technology is steadily gaining traction in the financial world. Australia’s top 3 banks aim to use blockchain to reduce the risk of fraud as well as digitize bank guarantees. On Thursday, in a significant development, the top 3 banks in Australia stated, they have agreed to partner with IBM and with the Scentre Group…

Axel Springer acquires 85% stake in U.S. tech company Appcast for around $79 million

The deal is aimed at expanding Axel Springer’s growth strategy through targeted online job recruitment advertisements. Axel Springer, a German publisher stated, Stepstone, its jobs portal, had acquired a 85% stake in Appcast for around $79 million. Appcast is a U.S. tech company that specializes in programmatic advertising. Programmatic advertising uses automation to serve job…