India’s computer shipments record 6-year high in 2019
The country witnessed more than 18% year-on-year growth to 11 million units during 2019, according to the data released by IDC. The growth was largely driven by the government-driven education projects and upgrade purchases for Windows 10.
Traditional PC shipments to India highest in 6 years: IDC
According to the IDC data, the last quarter of the year (Q4) also saw a 16.5% YoY growth with 2.3 million shipments, primarily contributed by the strong growth in the commercial segment. In fact, after a YoY decline for five straight quarters, the consumer segment saw growth shipping close to 9,50,000 units.
Coronavirus scare hits MWC 2020: Intel, Vivo drop out citing employee safety
Earlier, Sony, Ericsson & LG had pulled out of the Barcelona event.
Intel bets on smart buildings in Israel to attract tech talent
Intel, one of the biggest employers and exporters in Israel, said in 2019 it would invest $11 billion to build a manufacturing facility in the country, where some of its most advanced technologies have been hatched.
Intel Corp’s legal compliance counsel joins software firm Splunk
Basu started her career as an associate attorney at Ramfry & Sagar and then moved to K&S Partners. In the year 2008, she had joined country’s largest pure-play consumer company Hindustan Unilever as legal a manager from where she moved to GE HealthCare as legal counsel for South Asia in the year 2010.
Intel India staff health benefits extended to domestic partners
Employees can enrol their same-sex or opposite-sex domestic partners as dependents in the hospitalisation insurance policy, effective January 1. Once enrolled, the domestic partner is also covered in the employee’s outpatient policy. Additionally, domestic partners can be registered as nominees or beneficiaries.
Intel agencies seek RBI help to check money laundering
Leading agencies including Income Tax, Enforcement Directorate, Serious Fraud Investigation Office and representatives of RBI and SEBI have suggested integration of core banking systems of all banks through data analytics and artificial intelligence thereby tracing the flow of black money through RTGS in different accounts before reaching actual beneficiaries.
Global semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019: Gartner
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled USD 418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9 per cent from the previous calendar year, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc.
Survey shows Indian companies most familiar with concept of cybersecurity in APAC region
APAC Cyber Resiliency and Risk Report said that 98% of Indian companies surveyed were likely to invest more in security due to regulation. India is most likely to have ‘high’ impact (58%) of cybersecurity incidents on businesses compared with 42% in Singapore and 16% in Australia. India also topped the list in belief in cyber-resilience.
Global PC shipments grew 2.3% to 70.6 million units in Q4 2019: Gartner
The global PC market grew 2.3 per cent year-on-year in October-December 2019 with shipment totalling 70.6 million units, data from research firm Gartner showed.
Cybersecurity startups see billions in keeping you safe
The growing number of online transactions means cybercriminals have been targeting consumers through fraud calls, messages and emails.
Armed forces owe success to intel agencies: Lt. General Manoj Naravane
"Military operations and intelligence go hand in hand. In fact, whenever we have an operational briefing, it always starts with 'khabar dushman ke bare main' (news about our enemies) and that 'khabar' is what we get from our intelligence operatives," Lt. General Naravane said.
Grey Group rejigs top, Anusha Shetty is group CEO
The group has elevated Anusha Shetty, currently CEO of AutumnGrey, to the position of chairperson and group CEO.
PM meets Ambani, Adani, other India Inc heads to discuss economy
Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani, Tata group patriarch Ratan Tata, telecom czar Sunil Bharti Mittal, billionaire Gautam Adani, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra, and mining baron Anil Agarwal were among those present at the discussion.
Artificial Intelligence research hub to come up in Hyderabad
Under another MoU, the NVIDIA will partner with the state government to setup a High Performance AI Computing (HPAIC) Centre. They will also assist in startup incubation, and host AI training sessions to support women and minority groups, officials said.
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