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Retailers need to invest in advanced technologies: Deloitte
Retailers are striving to offer a seamless shopping experience through data-driven insights and analysis, it added. Technology has led to a paradigm shift in the way retailers operate and transformed the entire shopping journey of consumers, the report said.
Karan Bajwa appointed as Google Cloud head in India
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High-fives, hugs, kisses discouraged as US companies respond to growing coronavirus threat
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Facebook in talks to acquire 10 per cent stake in Jio: Reports
The FT report said Google had also been talking to Jio separately, citing one of the people above. Microsoft had said last year that it would provide cloud-computing services to businesses along with Jio. India is the biggest market for Facebook with 328 million monthly users and the company’s WhatsApp messaging app has 400 million users in the country, also the most in the world.
Tech Mahindra launches dedicated Google Cloud Centre of Excellence
The COE, in Hyderabad, will provide enterprises with access to technology and services for expediting migration to the cloud and delivering tailored solutions to move critical workloads to Google Cloud, develop their Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analytics solutions, and improve workplace productivity.
India Inc leads in moving apps on-premise from cloud
The second edition of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index, compiled by Vanson Bourne finds that enterprises are going through a period of adjustment as their experience with public cloud matures, with many realising that public cloud is not the single solution to their cloud strategy.
Salesforce hires Arundhati Bhattacharya as India Chairman, CEO
“India is an important growth market for Salesforce and a world-class innovation and talent hub and Arundhati’s leadership will guide our next phase of growth, customer success and investment in the region,” said Gavin Patterson, President and CEO, Salesforce International.
Airtel and Google Cloud partner to boost collaboration, digital transformation for SMBs
Airtel will offer G Suite to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) in India as part of its integrated ICT portfolio.
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.
The UPI effect: Why Indian banks need to up their cloud game in 2020
It is the banks that have to invariably do the heavy lifting for UPI transactions.
Big tech swallows most of the hot AI startups
It's particularly important to have a broad, diverse community developing AI because the technology is informing more decisions and has been susceptible to bias, according to researchers. Representatives for Turi and Apple declined to comment, as did Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
How IIT-B makes students ready to hit ground running
The curriculum is reset periodically to include lessons in newest technologies. While existing courses on AI, ML and natural language processing have undergone revisions to introduce new methods of deep learning, courses in cloud computing were introduced a few years ago.
Sterlite Technologies to continue to look for buyout targets
Anupam Jindal, chief financial officer at Sterlite Technologies, said the company would continue to look at inorganic growth opportunities that allow it to expand its customer offerings or give it access to new customers.
93% customer service calls answered in under 20 seconds: Ozonetel study
The analysis covered 250 million calls made by about 60,000 agents on the Ozonetel CloudAgent platform. It covers both incoming and outgoing calls across industry verticals. The average speed of answer, or how long the call centre agent takes to answer inbound calls, in 2019 has been reported at 3.5 seconds against the 2018 average of 6 seconds.
Data policy tweaks set to keep India Inc busy in 2020
The Bill, aimed at giving individuals more control over their data, has not proposed a timeline for the implementation of the rules. Government sources have stressed that since the Bill was based on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, foreign technology companies may not need more than two years.
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