Telecom & IT

Lenovo invests US$ 20 million in five production lines for Apodaca plant
Hong Kong-based technology products manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited announced it will invest US$ 20 million at its plant located in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon in order to add five production lines over the next eight months, facility manager Heron Ramos recently revealed to local media. Along with the i...
Mexico City shapes up as a ride-hailing services battleground
Soon Mexico City will be the battlefield of three strong competitors in the urban ride-hailing market with the arrival of Beat, a startup backed by Mercedes-Benz that will start operations in the country’s capital in March 2019. The company of Greek origin will join the offer of Uber and its Chin...
Monterrey-based Softtek chooses Dallas for its US, Canada headquarters
Monterrey-based global IT services provider Softtek announced it is moving the headquarters of its U.S. and Canadian operations to Dallas from Atlanta. “The tech services market is being transformed by new technology and changing business requirements,” said Marcos Jimenez, CEO of Softtek U.S. ...
North American Interconnect opens its fourth plant in Hermosillo
Arizona-based North American Interconnect (NAI), a manufacturer of end-to-end connectivity solutions for high performance systems in industrial, telecom, data and medical industries, has announced the opening of its fourth plant in Hermosillo, Sonora, and the expansion of a current plant. NAI's new...
Nvidia suspends driverless program as it launches virtual reality testing platform
U.S. technology company Nvidia, which sold some of the computer hardware to Uber for its self-driving technology, announced it has halted autonomous vehicle testing in the wake of the crash that killed a pedestrian in Arizona. At the same time, during its GPU Technology Conference, founder and CEO J...
Prysmian Group invests US$ 15 million to manufacture optic cable in Durango
Prysmian Group, an Italy-based cable manufacturer, invested US$ 15 million to produce optic fiber cable in a facility located in the northern state of Durango, company officials revealed in a press conference. The production site is scheduled to begin operations next June, after 19 months of constr...
Queretaro authorities open center of innovation for Industry 4.0
Authorities of the Secretariat of Sustainable Development (Sedesu) of the state of Queretaro inaugurated the Productivity and Innovation Center for Industry 4.0 (Ceprodi-4.0), designed to promote innovation and technological development in the industry, particularly in the automotive and aerospace s...
Robert Bosch acquires ridesharing startup Splitting Fares Inc.
Robert Bosch, the world’s largest auto supplier announced it is entering the ridesharing business through the acquisition of Splitting Fares Inc. (SPLT), a U.S. startup based in Detroit. SPLT operates a platform that allows companies, universities, and municipal authorities to offer their workforc...
Siemens offers support to 60% of automotive assembly plants installed in Mexico
Currently, Siemens is present in 60% of the automotive assembly plants installed in Mexico, thus contributing to place the country as the fourth exporter of vehicles worldwide, which makes it a strategic partner of this sector that represents 15% of the Product Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and attr...
Silicon Valley startup Fivestars to open operational hub in El Paso, Tx
Nancy Gonzalez / MexicoNow Fivestars, a San Francisco-based rewards and marketing startup, is opening an El Paso office, the company informed.  "We're excited to establish an operational hub for our company in El Paso, a city which loves local businesses and has an abundant talent pool to support...
Telefonica Mexico data center receives Tier III Gold Level certification
Telefonica Mexico announced that it has received the Tier III Gold Level certification for operational sustainability from Uptime Institute for its Ixtlahuaca data center in the State of Mexico.  The operator said it’s the first company in Mexico to be awarded the certification, which requires p...
Top firms join efforts to set up Manufacturing Advanced Technology Center in Mexico
Rockwell Automation, Panduit and Cisco, with special collaboration of Tecnológico de Monterrey, EY and Unified announced the opening of their Manufacturing Advanced Technology Center (MATC) in Mexico City.  “The MATC showcases how companies in the automotive, mining, food & beverage and cem...

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