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Nvidia’s $40 billion deal for ARM dealt blow by UK regulator

Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of UK-based chip designer ARM hit a major hurdle yesterday after a UK regulator found it could damage competition and weaken rivals, and requ...

China Platform Economy

Sources: China’s tech crackdown thwarts Pony.ai’s US listing plans

Autonomous driving start-up Pony.ai has put on hold plans to go public in New York through a merger with a blank-check firm at a $12 billion valuation, after it failed to gain assu...

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Intel reiterates chip supply shortages could last several years

The Chief Executive of Intel as said it could take several years for a global shortage of semiconductors to be resolved, a problem that has shuttered some auto production lines and...

Cars on road

Wejo to go public, deal values auto data start-up at $800 million

Auto data start-up Wejo, backed by General Motors Co, will go public through a reverse merger with blank-check company Virtuoso Acquisition Corp in a deal that values the UK compan...

Platform News: US ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber

Uber and Lyft want more public subsidies to meet California EV mandates

California clean-air regulators want nearly all trips on Uber and Lyft ride-hailing platforms to be in electric vehicles, mandating costly measures that the companies call unrealis...

Platform News: Chipmakers Chip Semiconductors from Intel

One billion for every chip-maker who ‘makes in India’

India is said to be offering more than $1 billion in cash to each semiconductor company that sets up manufacturing units in the country as it seeks to build on its smartphone assem...

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Amazon to help Toyota build cloud-based data services

Amazon.com’s cloud computing device will help Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp construct a platform to help manage and monetise information accumulated from the automaker̵...

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Chipmaker Analog Devices to buy rival Maxim Integrated Products for $21 billion

Analog Devices has said it will buy rival Maxim Integrated Products Inc for about $21 billion in the largest US deal this year, aimed at boosting its market share in automotive and...

Waymo

Volvo and Waymo partner to build self-driving cars

Waymo and the Volvo Cars Group have agreed to develop a self-driving electric vehicle designed for ride hailing use, as part of a new global partnership, the companies have said.

Autonomous driving vehicles

VW seeks open-source approach to refine car operating system

German automotive titan, Volkswagen wants to use an open-source approach to refine elements of a software-based car operating system being developed by the carmaker, Christian Seng...

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Tesla suspends production at its Californian vehicle factory due to coronavirus

Tesla Inc on Thursday ended a standoff with local California authorities concerned about the spread of the coronavirus, saying it will suspend production at its San Francisco Bay A...

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Auto manufacturer Peugeot ready to adjust Huawei partnership if US demands

Peugeot Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Tuesday the French auto manufacturer would adjust its partnership with China’s Huawei if authorities in the United States make ...

Platform News: Lyft ride-hailing app is part of the sharing economy

Lyft expands rental car program in San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles

Reuters – Lyft Inc has said that it is offering rental cars to a wider group of users across the San Francisco bay area and Los Angeles. The company first introduced a rental...

Waymo

Waymo expands app to iPhone devices in Phoenix

Alphabet-owned ride-hailing company Waymo has now stated that its iOS app will now be available to iPhone users in the metro Phoenix area of Arizona. The move by the company, which...