Posts From CIOL Bureau

Hitachi Vantara partners with Weka.io to develop a file management system to improve information management

By : CIOL Bureau

Hitachi Vantara with its partnership with Weka.io will help customers reach new speeds for unstructured data and high-performance workloads. It will further help the end-user to have faster access and insights from skyrocketing unstructured data. The unstructured data includes emails,

Planning to study abroad? These tech-based platforms that can make your journey easy!

By : CIOL Bureau

The process of study abroad can be overwhelming. Starting from choosing the right university to finding the right scholarship, the list is long. Amidst Covid-19, the study abroad market has been impacted. However, with things getting back on track, international

Insurtech startup Plum raises Rs 7 crores in seed funding

By : CIOL Bureau

Plum, a Bengaluru based group health insurance startup, has raised Rs 7 Crores in seed funding. The round was led by Incubate Fund with participation from Gemba Capital and Tracxn Labs along with angel investors including Abhijit Gupta and Ram

UiPath raises $225 million series E funding round

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UiPath announced it has closed its Series E investment round, raising $225 million at a post-money valuation of $10.2 billion. The round was led by Alkeon Capital Management. Others participating include Accel, Coatue, Dragoneer, IVP, Madrona Venture Group, Sequoia Capital,

SAP names former Cisco executive as new head of corporate development and strategy

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SAP SE announced it has named former Cisco chief strategy officer Anuj Kapur as president, Corporate Development & Strategy. In this role, Kapur will help SAP to remain ahead of future trends while delivering greater value to customers on their

Microsoft India appoints Navtez Bal as executive director, public sector

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Microsoft announced the appointment of Navtez Bal as the new Executive Director, Public Sector, Microsoft India. In this role, Navtez will lead and expand Microsoft’s public sector business in India, with a focus on driving digital transformation and innovation across

Canon India’s Therefore Online redefines data sharing and management

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Canon India has a “Therefore Online” information management solution. It captures, secures, manages, accesses, analyses and automates information on the web or otherwise. According to the company, they can configure and customise the solution to suit any departmental need or

The ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’ for Indian Techies: Topics, Important Dates, Eligibility and Awards

By : CIOL Bureau

PM Modi announced the new Digital India Challenge on Saturday. The MeitY has further named it the “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge”. It aims to improve the Indian app ecosystem. This innovation challenge is also in partnership with the

What is the future of digital lending in India?

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[Mr Raghuvir Gakhar, CFO of PC Financial Services Limited talks about the Digital lending Scenario of the present as well as future.] Information technology has revolutionized our lives to a great extent. Today the internet has become one of the most reliable

7 things you need to know while you wait for UGC on New Guidelines on Uni Exams

By : CIOL Bureau

We are expecting the UGC to release a new academic calendar and revised guidelines regarding the conduct of final year exams soon. This is through the directions of the HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank”. He has asked the UGC to

Data Security Concerns are Prominent Among Indians: Unisys Security Index™ 2020

By : CIOL Bureau

In a world hit by COVID-19, data security concerns of individuals could be many. As we embrace new ways of living, working and even schooling. So, the uncertainty associated with every aspect of our life seems to be the only

JEE Main and NEET 2020 exams get postponed: Here are the latest dates

By : CIOL Bureau

HRD minister had sought a report from a panel of experts headed by the director-general of National Testing Agency (NTA) Vineet Joshi. He wanted to know the feasibility of conducting the exams. Unlike all other guidelines issuers, NTA submitted the

UGC to issue guidelines today based on reports from Kuhad Committee

By : CIOL Bureau

The UGC will issue Guidelines for final year exam today. The lag is due to them waiting for the Kuhad Committee report. The central varsity of Haryana heads the Kuhad panel. He will look into various aspects of the situation

Imputation of Reviving India on its economy and workers

By : CIOL Bureau

The national lockdown has given India the time to make an effort to flatten the pandemic’s curve. Now, attention is shifting to reopening the economy while containing the virus. In the past weeks, India’s economy has functioned at 49 to

12th investment in 11 weeks: Reliance Jio bags ₹1900 crores from Intel Capital

By : CIOL Bureau

Reliance Industries has confirmed that Intel Capital has invested Rs 1,894.50 crore in Reliance Jio Platforms. Further, this investment translates into a 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms. The equity value is Rs 4.91 lakh crore and the enterprise value

JEE Main and NEET 2020 likely to be postponed after the meeting with NTA today

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The medical entrance exam NEET and engineering entrance exam JEE Main dates may change again amid increasing cases of Coronavirus. Union Human Resource Development Ministry formed a committee for revising conducting JEE Main and NEET dates. The committee will present

[Funding] Unicorn India Ventures invests $6,50,000 in Blockchain startup ChitMonks

By : CIOL Bureau

ChitMonks, a chit-fund regulator company, has received fund from Unicorn India Ventures. The company will use this $6,50,000 for product development, market expansion, strategic hiring and further investment in scaling up the current business. It also received ₹400 crores from SaScan. This is

After CBSE, HRD Ministry forms NTA committee to issue guidelines on JEE Mains and NEET too!

By : CIOL Bureau

The Supreme Court has ordered that all CBSE 10th and 12th exams stand cancelled. These raised questions from the students going to give JEE and NEET 2020. Students have tweeted their concerns under HRD Minister’s every post with the hashtags-

ICAI Exams: Students demand November exams as ICAI consults with centres before July 10

By : CIOL Bureau

ICAI is likely to cancel Chartered Accountancy (CA) exams 2020. The ICAI exams were scheduled to be held between July and August (postponed from May). This was due to rising cases of novel coronavirus across the country. Considering the worsening

JEE Mains and NEET 2020: Students and parents raise concerns as COVID-19 cases rise in Delhi

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There are several reasons why NTA should postpone JEE Mains and NEET 2020. For one, the cases in major areas where there are centres, like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, etc are on the rise. Next, students have to travel interstate to