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Apple suspends business with Pegatron due to labor violations

Apple freezes new business for Pegatron - the second-largest iPhone manufacturer based in China - after discovering the labor law's violation concerning the student worker's program. As announced by Apple Inc. on Monday, the Pegatron Co. falsified paperwork to disguise about the...

TikTok and Sony Music sign the most awaited licensing deal

TikTok has signed a licensing deal with the world's second-largest music company Sony Music Entertainment. The deal's requisites include that Sony Music will grant the TikTok community access to the catalog of its current hits, favorites, all-time classics, and new releases. This agreement...

US Places Restrictions on Chinese biggest chipmaker SMIC

The US places restrictions on China's biggest chipmaker, SMIC. The Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) might no longer be able to import technology from the US it uses for manufacturing chips. The Trump administration fears the use of US technology will empower the...

TikTok selects Oracle as its partner for US operations

ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok based in China, has decided to partner with Oracle Inc for its US operations after rejecting Microsoft's acquisition offer. The social company had to make a rushed decision as it nears 20th September's deadline to sell its...

How bad COVID-19 has hit the tech industry

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 so far has a devastating impact on the U.S. and many other state's economies. As all the affected countries are trying to stem the spread of the virus, life seems to be slowly grinding to a halt. This grind...

Foxconn expects to bring workers back to work by the end of March

Foxconn is bringing its workers back to work to resume the normal production in China by the end of March. More than half of the workforce has already started working following the coronavirus outbreak.  The Taiwanese firm, Foxconn, stopped and postponed the production due...

Toyota invests $400 million in Pony.ai for Level 4 autonomous cars

Pony.ai, an autonomous driving startup based in China, has received a total of $462 million in the latest funding round, led by Toyota Motor Corporation. The largest Japanese automaker has funded $400 million into Pony.ai, followed by Sequoia, KUNLUN, IDG Captial, and ClearVue Partners. The...

MWC 2020 is canceled as tech companies back off over coronavirus

MWC 2020 organizers, GSMA, announced that the Mobile World Conference is not going to happen this year. After that, several tech companies declared they would not be attending the annual trade show due to coronavirus, the association has officially canceled the show on Feb 12. GSMA...

Companies are pulling out of MWC 2020 amid coronavirus concern

Earlier this month, many telecom and tech companies dropped their plans to exhibit in the Mobile World Congress, which is going to be held in Barcelona. The drop out lists continues to long as the fear of coronavirus outbreak by the GSMA. However, the...

Nintendo Switch deliveries are late because of coronavirus

Nintendo breaks the news of the delay in the production and shipment of its Switch consoles to Japan due to the coronavirus epidemic. The company apologized to the current situation and informed that monitorization is being done soon will update. The Switch consoles...

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Government of the UK has approved and authorized the new Covid-19 vaccine introduced by the collaboration of the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company. The approval came...