Mumbai: Asahi Songwon Colors Limited, a global leader in blue pigments, announced a 51:49 joint venture agreement with Tennants Textile Colours (TTC) Limited of the United Kingdom to set up a state of the art red and yellow pigments plant. Announcing the JV on Tuesday, Arjun Jaykrishna, executive director of Asahi Songwon Colors, said the plant will be located at Dahej, Gujarat, for which land has already been acquired. Production will start by March 2021, he said. Asahi will hold 51% stake and TTC 49% in the JV company, Asahi Tennants Color Pvt Ltd. Asahi and TTC will bring in 51% and 49% respectively in the form of equity, so the project will have zero debt as Asahi and TTC are both cash-rich companies. “The JV gives Asahi the perfect launching pad to widen their presence as a leading global supplier of pigments. With TTC’s technology and Asahi’s manufacturing efficiencies Asahi Tennants Color is set to make a mark in the azo pigment space," Jaykrishna said. Azo … [Read more...] about Asahi inks JV with UK’s Tennants Textile Colours
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President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen once hired a technology firm to rig online polling in Trump's favor prior to the presidential campaign and later to create a Twitter account called @WomenForCohen, which described the attorney as a "sex symbol."The owner of the IT firm, John Gauger, told The Wall Street Journal in a report published Thursday about the $50,000 worth of tech services Cohen requested during President Trump's 2016 campaign.According to Gauger, Cohen offered him a lucrative deal in early 2015 to manipulate two online polls in Trump's favor, though the tech founder said that both attempts to skew survey results were unsuccessful.Later on during the campaign, Cohen solicited Gauger's firm to create a Twitter account called @WomenForCohen. The account began posting about Cohen and Trump in May 2016 and is run by a female friend of Gauger's.The account promotes itself as being for "Women who love and support Michael Cohen. Strong, pit bull, sex symbol, no … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen Hired Tech Firm to Create ‘Women for Cohen’ Twitter Account, Describing Him as a ‘Sex Symbol,’ to Boost Trump
Police in Malaga have arrested five Brits accused of belonging to a gang that used unsuspecting courier firms to smuggle drugs from Spain to other EU countries including the UK. The detainees are three men and two women aged 38 to 62. They have been remanded in custody pending an ongoing criminal probe after appearing in court. The detainees are three men and two women aged 38 to 62. They have been remanded in custody pending an ongoing criminal probe after appearing in court Detectives say they have seized 52kg of 'critical' - the Spanish term for a mix of marijuana and cannabis resin in tablet form - and 51kg of marijuana buds which had been vacuum-packed Detectives say they have seized 52kg of 'critical' - the Spanish term for a mix of marijuana and cannabis resin in tablet form - and 51kg of marijuana buds which had been vacuum-packed. Around £20,000 in cash was also confiscated. A court in the holiday resort of Fuengirola is leading the ongoing criminal probe. None of the … [Read more...] about Police in Malaga arrest five Brits accused of being part of a smuggling gang who used unsuspecting courier firms to smuggle drugs from Spain to other countries including the UK
Huawei has launched what it says is the world's first 5G communications hardware for the automotive industry. Experts say it is a a sign of the Chinese firm's growing ambitions to become a key supplier to the sector for self-driving technology. The company, which is also the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, is striving to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks. It has come under increasing scrutiny from Washington, which alleges that its equipment could be used for espionage. While Huawei has repeatedly denied the allegations, some fear that the technology could be used to monitor passengers inside the self-driving vehicles. Huawei has launched what it says is the world's first 5G communications hardware for the automotive industry (file photo) Huawei said in a statement that its MH5000 module is based on the Balong 5000 5G chip which it launched in January. 'Based on this chip, Huawei has developed the world's first 5G car module with … [Read more...] about Huawei launches ‘world’s first’ 5G network aimed at self-driving cars – but will the firm’s technology be used to spy on the people inside?
Huawei's alternative to Android's operating system will 'likely' be faster than Google's but they are still working on creating their own app store. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said the new OS, called HongmengOS, will be 60 per cent faster than Android's system but admitted Huawei still lacks a good app store. According to reports, the Homgmeng OS will launch commercially as 'Ark OS' and is expected to be unveiled at a developer conference this August. An order from President Trump at the beginning of June effectively banned technology firms from 'foreign adversaries' trading with US companies. Scroll down for video Huawei's alternative to Android's operating system will 'likely' be faster than Google's but they are still working on creating their own app store. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, here, said the new OS, called HongmengOS, will be 60 per cent faster than Android Google then confirmed it would stop supporting Android on Huawei devices, meaning that new and … [Read more...] about Huawei chief claims its own Android alternative will be faster than Google’s but admits the firm needs to work on creating its own app store