HCL Technologies launches dedicated Microsoft biz unit
The HCL Microsoft Business Unit will create intellectual property extending the Microsoft platform for customer-specific scenarios and will also provide additional support to clients in the financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail, and travel industries, it added.
Will fix Internet Explorer security bug under attack: Microsoft
The vulnerability was first reported by US Homeland Security on Friday evening, although the issue is not limited to American devices. Overall, Microsoft said all supported versions of Windows are affected by the flaw, including Windows 7, which after this week will no longer receive security updates.
Google introduces online coding course to train workers
Google has introduced a new "Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate" a program which is designed to provide job-ready skills in Python, Git and IT automation within six months. The program includes a final project where learners will use their new skills to solve a problem they might encounter on the job.
Wipro announces $150 million second venture fund
Buoyed by the success of its first $100 million fund launched in 2015, Wipro Ventures would continue to invest in early to mid-stage companies building innovative enterprise software solutions across key areas, including cybersecurity, application development, analytics, cloud infrastructure, test automation, and artificial intelligence, said the company.
Geospatial data will emerge as a key differentiator for businesses: CSS Corp's Manish Tandon
Geospatial technologies can use the power of IoT and analytics to provide real-time insights to manage basic amenities such as power and streamlining postal operations. This form of data combined with market intelligence, demographics, and operational data can be used for building marketing networks, creating telecom infrastructure, or scheduling healthcare visits in smart cities.
Techchefs to expand to US, Singapore
Singapore is rated as the second-best country to conduct business globally and as one of the most competitive places to do business, along with being a top startup hub, which is why the company was setting up an office there.
CGI to hire 15,000 over the next 5 years
Eyeing acquisitions, new hires to counteract looming slowdown in US , UK, says chief Serge Godin. CGI mainly delivers services to the India offices of global clients. It earns half of its revenue from managed IT services or outsourcing. The firm which has made 110 acquisitions in the past four decades, may look at acquisitions in India too.
VMware continues to see India as a strategic market: VMWare COO
Cloud computing and virtualization software company, VMWare had made a $2 billion investment in its Indian arm in 2018, which employs close to 6000 people. On the recent consultation paper on cloud services introduced by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, it was proposed that cloud-focussed companies would become members of a cloud industry body.
DealerSocket sets up centre of excellence in Bengaluru, to hire 200 people by year-end
The company, which has operations in the US, Canada and Australia, offers a suite of solutions to help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably while improving their customers' experience.
Why programmers & businesses are so kicked about Kubernetes
Kubernetes, a five-year-old open source project started by Google and currently owned by the Linux subsidiary CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation), is one such technology. Some believe it will become the operating system of the cloud.
Ramky Enviro looks to triple revenue in 3 years
“We are eying to triple our revenues over the next three years as projects involving investments of over Rs 2,700 crore will take off with significant revenue contributions,” Ramky Enviro Engineers (REEL) CEO and managing director M Goutham Reddy told.
Ramco Systems bags multi-million-dollar deal from Australian university
Enterprise software player Ramco Systems on Wednesday said that it has secured a multi-million-dollar global payroll and workforce management deal from a leading Australian university.
80% Indian executives believe AI is essential to stay in business by 2025: Accenture
A research 'AI: Built to Scale' conducted by Accenture found that while 79% of C-level executives in India believe they will not achieve their business strategy without scaling AI, only a few have made the shift from mere experimentation to creating an organization powered by robust AI capabilities.
Going forward, partners like IBM will 'keep the lights on': IBM India General Manager
"We believe in a multi –cloud workload and that the world is going to go very strongly on open source and our entire strategy and aligning with Redhat in the recent acquisition that we did was to ensure that the world gets to open source and more importantly enables scalability and faster adoption around enterprise open source using Redhat," said Lingraju.
Quantum Leap: Computer programs could soon churn out books, movies and music
The first palatable AI-led works will likely happen in genres of music and movies which are formulaic, like electronica and pop, and rom-coms and superhero flicks. And that might just open the sluice gates to a new era of man-machine collaborative creativity.