Developers need to be responsible, should focus on trust, inclusivity: Nadella
The India-born top executive also highlighted that developers should work with diverse teams, so that "unconscious biases" do not creep into the models used for developing AI. According to Microsoft, there are about 4.2 million developers in India and the country is poised to become the numero uno destination for such talent in the coming years.
IBM, NASSCOM make 2500-plus students employment-ready
This Corporate Social Responsibility intervention by IBM engaged students through an on-campus approach in a 204 hour- long blended training model that uses online and face-face training immersions to build skills in data science and cloud computing. Students from 23 Tier-2 and Tier-3 non-technical institutions were trained by training partners TMI and iPrimed, the statement said.
Tech Mahindra, Ahlstrom-Munksjö collaborate to enable digital transformation with SAP’s S/4HANA
The collaboration will deepen the existing strategic partnership to provide a digital roadmap for Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s global business. The collaboration aims at a company-wide, multi-year business platform renewal program and will be a key enabler in Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s growth strategy implementation and it will be aligned with many of the ongoing development programs.
Dassault Systèmes Appoints Deepak NG as Managing Director for India
Deepak joined the company in 2011 and has more than 21 years of experience across different industries. He has previously worked at technology giant IBM and is also a post-graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Dell likely to sell RSA Security to PE firm STG Partners for $2 bn
RSA, which was founded as a boutique cybersecurity firm in 1982, was bought over by EMC Corporation in 2006 for USD 2.1 billion. It then operated as a subsidiary of EMC until the latter was acquired by Dell Technologies in 2016. RSA then came under the Dell umbrella of brands.
Microsoft opens R&D center in Noida, its third in India
The center will be home to Microsoft’s engineering teams across various technology groups, including A) & Research Group, Cloud & Enterprise Group, and Experience & Devices Group, along with Core Services Engineering and Operations. It will also house Mixer, Microsoft’s live streaming gaming platform team, becoming the first center to host the gaming team outside the company headquarters in Redmond.
Truecaller may have finally found a plan to make some moolah
Truecaller is now launching a new business vertical, aimed at turning the revenue tide — credit offerings.
ServiceNow doubling India business: CEO
India and California, where ServiceNow is headquartered, are home to its two biggest development centres and while declining to share the exact headcount
India on its mind, Microsoft to house a cloud unit within big IT cos
Through ITeS 360, unit will help IT cos in selling entire stack of Microsoft offerings.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India this month
The visit comes on the heels of the Indian-origin CEO recently voicing concerns over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) - Satya Nadella had last month said what is happening is "sad" and he would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant create the next unicorn in India. His remarks had raised a furore in the political circles.
Facial Recognition: Let's face it, it's a big market & a big danger
The technology has opened up a massive surveillance market in India which still lacks a legal framework.
Rocky Mountain Institute and Micelio collaborate with Dult to host Urban Mobility Lab in Bengaluru
An initiative led by RMI, the Urban Mobility Lab will aim to further accelerate Bengaluru’s transition to shared, clean, and citizen-centric mobility by serving as a forum for open discussion and a platform for action. Dult commissioner V Ponnuraj said: “We are happy to host the Urban Mobility Lab.
Nasscom pegs FY20 revenue growth at 7.7% at USD 191 billion
Addressing the media at the annual Nasscom leadership forum here on Wednesday, Nasscom Chairman Keshav Murugesh said "revenue of the software and business process management industry will clip at 7.7 per cent to USD 191 billion".
Organisations need more transparency as data privacy laws become stringent: Accenture
Carrel-Billiard, senior managing director, Accenture Labs, said in an interview that organisations should focus creating personalized experiences for consumers as they turn digital and that would require them to collect a lot of user data. According to him, this makes a strong case for maintaining transparency with consumers.
ThoughtWorks rolls out gender affirmation policy
The new policy enables transgender employees to go through their transition process as a means to express themselves and feel comfortable in their own skin, according to the US-based firm.