About Author : Nikita Chaurasia


Nikita Chaurasia

An accomplished professional in the field of content development, playing with words comes naturally to Nikita Chaurasia. After completing her post-graduate MBA degree in Advertising and PR, Nikita worked across numerous content-driven verticals, undertaking diverse roles while penning down trending pieces. Presently, she develops content for aeresearch.net and a few other platforms.



Contribution by: Nikita Chaurasia

Atkore announces acquisition of Rocky Mountain Colby Pipe Co. assets

Atkore expands product portfolio with acquisition of Cor-Tek™ by Rocky Mountain  Atkore International Group Inc., a US-based electric solutions provider recently announced acquisition of assets of Rocky Mountain Colby Pipe Co., a front-ru...


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Self-driving tech firm Waymo’s cars to be rain-tested in Florida

Waymo is about to rain test some of its autonomous vehicles in Florida. The company wants to check if the autonomous driving technology withstands the heavy rainfall of the U.S state. The test aims to check how the vehicle's sensor suite includin...


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Google blocks some data on Android devices for wireless carriers

Google decided to take this step over the fear of increasing data privacy problems across the world.   This step has disappointed the carriers using the service for various decision making processes like deciding where to upgrade and extend ...


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Biome Grow enters into supply & production contract with Cannabis NB

Initially Biome subsidiary, Highland Grow Inc., will supply cannabis products in Nova Scotia. Biome also looks forward to expands its footprints across other provinces of Canada. Biome Grow Inc., a Toronto based cannabis and CBD products providi...


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AT&T & CBS sign multi-year deal to end blackout on carriage services

CBS & AT&T's dispute reportedly affected the channel subscribers of DirecTV Now and other pay-tv channels. The companies will work collaboratively to provide better services to the customers. Texas based AT&T has reportedly inked...


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Google unveils Advanced Protection Program to protect public data

When a user would try to download a risky file, chrome would prompt a warning or even straight away block downloads.   Advanced Protection Program supports avoiding cyberattacks against politicians, business leaders, journalists, activists, ...


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Deem unveils first virtual payment program with partner Conferma Pay

The latest program would empower corporations to use virtual payment solutions for travel expenditure, ranging from hotel bookings to airfare and ground transport. Deem Inc., a travel booking and management platform for the corporate travel sector, ...


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Federal Trade Commission investigates Faceboos acquisition practices

FTC will primarily focus on examining if the firm’s practices of acquiring technology-based startups were to minimize market competition. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), an independent government agency which focuses on preventing ant...


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LeddarTech wins against Phantom Intelligence in patent violation case

Reportedly, in 2015, the company challenged Phantom Intelligence for illegal use of its patented LiDAR sensing technology. Post the 2015 court hearing, Phantom Intelligence became the customer of LeddarTech. Canada based LeddarTech recently ann...


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Emerson opens new cybersecurity lab to boost digital transformations

Emerson (EMR), a global engineering and technology company, has reportedly opened a new cybersecurity lab to support manufacturers to implement their digital transformation strategies confidently, while protecting the integrity of their data, syst...


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PSEG to cut down 80% carbon emissions by 2046, targets net-zero vision

The company will annually report on sustainability and climate change using TCFD framework. PSEG’s carbon emission rate is already below IEA's probable emission rate for the U.S. electric segment. The Public Service Enterprise Group ...


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Aroma Bit to design smartphone compatible Silicon CMOS Smell Sensor

The smartphone embedded ultra-compact Silicon CMOS by Aroma Bit is claimed to have Dog Nose equivalent resolution of 1mm square die size. Japan headquartered Aroma Bit is reported to design, develop and launch a next generation compact smell sensor ...


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Volvo Cars ploughs money into two major Israel-based startups

MDGo and UVeye have found an investment avenue for their operations via Volvo Cars Tech Fund for better reliability and quality in the transportation industry. The Swedish carmaker, Volvo Group has announced an investment in two promising Israeli s...


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Ford to slash 12,000 jobs in Europe, restructuring plans in pipeline

Ford Motor Company, the US-based multinational automaker recently announced to restructure its European operations to shift focus on commercial vehicles sector & the sale of SUVs. The restructuring exercise involves loss of 12,000 jobs &ndas...


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Uber Eats team up with Olo to simplify third-party food delivery

Uber Eats, an online food ordering and delivery platform has recently announced to partner with a food ordering digital platform Olo, to merge directly into POS systems of leading restaurant brands with Olo Rails. The announcement comes on the h...


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Persistent Systems buys Youperience GmbH for INR 53.6 Crores

The acquisition will strengthen Persistent System’s Salesforce practices in Europe. Persistent Systems, a technology services company based in Pune has reportedly announced the acquisition of Youperience, a European Salesforce consulting part...


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Equistone inks agreement to acquire French group Vulcain Ingénierie

The deal with Equistone will provide Vulcain with the support and resources that it needs to achieve global expansion Equistone Partners Europe, a leading marketing private equity firm present across four countries, recently announced that it has en...


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Cvent acquires San Francisco-based mobile event app maker DoubleDutch

Cvent, the Virginia-based events and hospitality management technology firm, has reportedly announced to have acquired DoubleDutch, a San Francisco-headquartered mobile based event app maker. As per trusted sources, DoubleDutch has raised a total fu...


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GM to expand hands-free Super Cruise driving system in Canada & U.S.

· The automobile manufacturer added approximately 70,000 more miles to the hands-free driving system. · The additional miles would be made available to 2018 & 2019 Cadillac CT6 owners by the fourth quarter (Q4). General Motors Com...


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Sprint, T-Mobile urged to create new US carrier to win merger approval

Reports suggest that the Department of Justice is asking Sprint and T-Mobile to establish the foundation for a completely new carrier to emerge, as a condition in order to grant approval for their merger. However, this requirement for Sprint and T-Mo...


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Sony regionally splits smartphone business, aims to quit India market

Sony will be officially quitting its smartphone business from the Middle East, India, Australia, Mexico, and Canada. Japanese conglomerate Sony Corp. has announced that it plans to retain extensive focus now on its smartphone business. As per authen...


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Engie and EDP join forces to build a global offshore wind energy firm

The new JV would aim to have between 5 GW and 7 GW capacity of projects under operation or being built by 2025 French utility Engie and Portuguese power firm EDP have reportedly announced a joint venture focused on becoming one of the top-five large...


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Toshiba Memory plans to buy back the shares held by Apple and Dell

US tech companies were formally part of a group led by Bain Capital that acquired the memory chipmaker from previous parent Toshiba Corp Reports confirm that Toshiba Memory Holdings has recently announced it would be buying out the shares in the chi...


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Goldman Sachs acquires United Capital in its largest deal in 20 years

With the proposed acquisition, Goldman Sachs aims to further consolidate its wealth-management business.   The move comes under the company’s ongoing effort to diversify itself away from trading; a troubled section of the bank in past ...


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Mailchimp plans to expand as a full-service marketing platform

The company has described the move as the biggest shift in its 20-year history. Marketing automation platform Mailchimp has reportedly announced that it has planned to expand beyond its core business by introducing a completely new product suite an...


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Thyssenkrupp seeks new partners after ditching merger with Tata Steel

After abandoning a European merger deal with India’s Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp is reportedly looking for partners for steel operations, said Guido Kerkhoff, Chief Executive of Thyssenkrupp. As per trusted sources, Kerkhoff abandoned a restructu...


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Scotland proposes 20p per container scheme for plastic bottles, cans

It would be the first deposit return scheme in the UK for cans, glass, and plastic bottles in a bid to accelerate recycling rates The government of Scotland is reportedly planning to launch a return scheme for cans and plastic bottles, that includes...


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Waymo’s autonomous taxis now available for Lyft riders in Phoenix, US

Lyft users will have the choice to choose a ride in a Waymo self-driving car via its ride-hailing app Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company, has recently announced that its self-driving minivans will soon be available via the Lyft app to the customer...


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Volkswagen approaches potential companies to sell MAN Energy Solutions

VW anticipated MAN Energy Solutions to reach a valuation of around €3 billion ($3.36 billion) in a potential sale German automotive manufacturing giant Volkswagen has reportedly approached several companies who can be potential buyers of MAN En...


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Apple set to face formal EU antitrust review over Spotify complaint

The EU has studied the complaint as well as surveyed users, competitors, and others in the industry, which led to the official investigation. Reports confirm that the European Union will launch an official probe of Apple Inc. in the coming few weeks...


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Airtel and Vodafone hold talks with KKR to sell interest in tower firm

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Group would look to reduce their stakes in Indus Towers to about 13% each Reports confirm that Vodafone Group Plc and Bharti Airtel are in discussions with a KKR-led consortium to reduce their stakes in the tower company t...


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Qualcomm expects at least $4.5B as part of its settlement from Apple

Both the companies had been locked in an unpleasant patent dispute since the last few years.   The multibillion-dollar payment stands out to be a big victory for Qualcomm. The U.S.-based multinational telecommunications equipment company Q...


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Lenovo Group teams up with IBM for blockchain-powered solutions

Lenovo Data Center Group will now have access to IBM’s blockchain & cognitive solutions for enhancing its customer care services. IBM Corporation, the leading New York-based information technology company, has reportedly entered into a mul...


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NCPCR bars all states from selling Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo

NCPCR has conducted a sample test of the company’s baby talcum powder and shampoo products from authorities of five zones in the country Reports confirm that the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights or NCPCR has asked all the sta...


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Vedanta seeks approval for oil & gas project expansion in Rajasthan

Mining magnate Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Limited has reportedly received approval from the Union Environment Ministry for the expansion of its oil & gas operations project in Rajasthan, which entails an investment of up to Rs. 12,000 crore. R...


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Terex sells boom truck, truck crane & crossover segment to Load King

Terex will continue to sell parts to its boom truck, crossover and truck crane customers during a possible one-year transition period. Terex Corp., a leading manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services, has recently sold it...


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T-Mobile & Sprint refute reports about $26Bn merger in jeopardy

T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp reportedly claim that they have not received legal notice from the United States Justice Department that their $26 billion strategic deal could be rejected by federal regulators without major refinements. The companie...


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Rio Tinto to invest additional $302m in Arizona copper mine project

Green energy innovations such as the electric vehicle, transmission technologies and battery storage are highly copper intensive Rio Tinto is reportedly planning to invest another $302 million for advancing its Resolution copper project, located in ...


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PixelPin secures 1-5m funding to advance image-based authentication

The new funds will be used to target new customers in the retail and finance sectors, as well as support continued product development PixelPin, a UK-based startup, has reportedly secured a £1.5m pre-Series A round of funding for its image-bas...


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Volkswagen in talks to buy stake in EV joint venture partner JAC

Apparently, JAC has been in discussions with VW for quite a while now, on extending its collaboration with the German giant on new energy vehicles. Germany-based automotive conglomerate, Volkswagen AG, has apparently made it to the headlines for hav...


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Harmonic, Sony tie up to exhibit the functionality of hybrid ATSC 3-0

The American technology giant Harmonic and Sony Electronics have reportedly announced the demonstration of the advanced, hybrid ATSC 3.0 functionality, which helps expand cloud services and augments the end-consumer experience for the ATSC 3.0 TVs. ...


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Amazon plans launch of 3236 satellites to offer internet from space

Project Kuiper is a long-term project that visualizes provision of access to broadband internet to the people who lack basic amenities of connection. U.S. tech-giant Amazon has been reported to be preparing to launch a network of more than 3000 sate...


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Oncology Venture gets option to in-license European rights to IXEMPRA

Oncology Venture has reportedly gained an exclusive option to in-license the European rights to IXEMPRA® (ixabepilone) from the pharma company R-Pharm U.S., LLC. As per trusted sources, the aforesaid firm acquired global rights to IXEMPRA® fr...


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Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific expand their joint venture

Since the signing of the cooperation deal, Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific have collaborated on network planning and subsequently working on IT and service enhancements. Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific’s cargo division have expanded the...


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Eni and HitecVision join forces to acquire North Sea assets of Conoco

The sale would mark the exit of the Conoco from the ageing basin after 50 plus years of operations and is expected to rope in $2B Eni, an Italian multinational oil and gas company has teamed up with HitecVision, a private equity firm, for bidding ag...


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Tata forays into airport business through indirect stakes in GMR

Infrastructural giant GMR group has reportedly announced that a consortium including Tata Group and two other firms will invest INR 8,000 crore toward its airport business. If reports are to be believed, Tata Group will own indirect stakes in 7 airpo...


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Nestle and other consumer goods firms to clean plastic waste in Africa

Nestle, Diageo, Coca Cola, and Unilever have made it to the headlines for launching a scheme to help Africa get rid of its plastic waste. As per trusted sources, at the CEO Africa Forum held in Kigali, international consumer goods manufacturers annou...


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Cytena secures €3M in funding to advance its single-cell technology

The capital will help to broaden the sales activities of Cytena and capitalize on new applications Single-cells are used in the development of biopharmaceuticals and in stem cell and cancer research Reports confirm that High-Tech Grunderfonds (H...


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Apple launches Goldman Sachs-linked credit card – the Apple Card

The American technology giant Apple Inc. has reportedly unveiled its new no-fee credit card, hailed as the Apple Card, which it has developed in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Master Card. The new credit card is pivoting on the tech giant’s...


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Razer Tencent confirm partnership to enhance mobile gaming experience

Tencent and Razer would work closely to optimize Tencent’s mobile games for Razer’s hardware The companies will further be exploring additional monetization prospects in mobile gaming Razer, a leading gaming hardware and peripheral m...


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Chemesis, First Medical Cannabis tie up to grow hemp in Puerto Rico

Chemesis International has continued to expand its foothold on the island with the expectation that hemp would be legalized in Puerto Rico   It would have access to about 6,000 acres of prime agricultural land in the country to cultivate hem...


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Brookfield to acquire a $4.8B stake in Oaktree Capital Management

With the acquisition, Brookfield aims to compete with industry giants such as the Blackstone Group.   The deal makes Oaktree the second American alternative-asset manager to carry out such a transaction in recent years. Brookfield Asset Ma...


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Vodafone, Thales join UK’s NBEC alliance for enhanced digital aviation

Both the firms have joined the NBEC partnership, along with the founding partners Blue Bear Research Systems and Cranfield University   Thales is fully committed towards unlocking the potential of digital aviation in the UK and across the gl...


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Veritas takes over Aptare Inc to enhance storage analytics capability

The acquisition will strengthen the enterprise data reporting and analytics portfolio of Veritas for benefitting its customers Veritas, a market leader in data protection, has recently confirmed that it has acquired Aptare Inc. for boosting its anal...


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BioSolar’s partner to manufacture & test commercial-grade Li-ion cells

The company has successfully completed the initial phase of material preparation for developing full cell Li-ion prototype batteries. The company’s technology partner would now be handling the building & testing portion of the program. ...


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NABCEP Solar Insure to provide insurance for certified professionals

The partnership is aimed at offering insurance coverage at affordable rates to Board Certified solar professionals Reports confirm that the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has recently agreed to form a strategic partn...


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Vodafone Idea, ShemarooMe team up to offer access to streaming content

ShemarooMe’s wide range of regional content across genres would be accessible to Vodafone Play and Idea Movies & TV subscribers India’s telecommunications giant Vodafone Idea has announced that it is entering into a strategic partner...


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Google stops photo sharing on Android TVs due to account privacy bug

Android TV owns will not be allowed to use Google Photo albums for setting screensavers or use Google Assistant remotely to view pictures Google has reportedly disabled Google Photos sharing for Android TV devices after the discovery of a bug which ...


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Vallourec introduces its all-new sales platform for the O&G industry

The SmartengoTM platform will reportedly expand its product and service offerings to encompass all the business sectors of Vallourec across the globe. Globally acclaimed tubular solution leader, Vallourec, has made it to the headlines for announcing...


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Platinum Equity successfully takes over Lonza’s Water Care business

The divesture has been valued at USD 630 million.   Lonza will reinvest some of the transactional proceeds in the Healthcare Continuum. Reputed global investment firm Platinum Equity has apparently made it to the headlines for having...


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AirAsia declares the opening of a new technology center in India

With this move, the company has added another feather in its global initiatives portfolio that is aimed to drive digital transformation for the airline. Malaysian airline company AirAsia has reportedly made it to the headlines for announcing that it...


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Volkswagen teams up with Microsoft on cloud computing services

The partnership comes in the backdrop of Volkswagen’s efforts to provide connected vehicle services across the world The automaker can now offer its customers various services such as customized on-board media streaming, suggestions for char...


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Disney plans to acquire AT&T’s stake in online streaming platform Hulu

Gaining a majority stake in Hulu could help Disney in taking its streaming services international and cater to a more adult audience Reports indicate that Disney is in active discussions with AT&T to acquire its 10 percent interest in Hulu, the ...


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Azul Systems- Eurotech partnership to deliver Open Source Java

Adding Azul to the rich ecosystem of Eurotech partners will help the company’s customers access technology that will help in meeting their needs for smart embedded solutions. Azul Systems, one of the leaders in Java runtime solutions, recently...


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DOJ, SEC issue subpoena to Johnson & Johnson over baby product safety

Johnson & Johnson is presently facing lawsuits involving 13,000 plaintiffs. Pharmaceutical and consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has confirmed that it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Department of Justice as well as the Securit...


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Alinta Energy to build 214MW wind farm at Yandin in Western Australia

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been chosen to be Alinta’s engineering, procurement and construction partner for the project. Alinta Energy has recently made an announcement confirming that it will go ahead with the construction of the 21...


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Saputo to make its British entrance with acquisition of Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest plans to advise its shareholders to vote in favor of the deal as it considers the terms of the deal to be fair and reasonable. Saputo Inc., a Montreal-based Canadian dairy company, has entered the British market with an agreement to buy ...


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Japan’s probe Hayabusa 2 successfully lands on asteroid Ryugu

It is being said that the asteroid contains relatively huge amounts of organic matter and water from about 4.6 billion years ago The asteroid is around 3,000 feet in diameter and has been named after an undersea palace in a Japanese folktale Jap...


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