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Wipro opens solution and experience center in Bangalore for metal 3D printing

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro3D, the additive manufacturing (AM) business unit of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering launches a state-of-the-art solution and experience center for metal 3D printing in Bangalore. The facility was inaugurated by Wipro Chairman, Azim Premji. Wipro3D today offers standard and

Wipro Consumer Care invests in Happily Unmarried

By : CIOL Writers

Wipro Consumer Care, the personal care arm of Wipro Enterprises, has agreed to invest an undisclosed amount in Delhi-based consumer products firm Happily Unmarried. The value of the investment or the stake bought has not been disclosed. Happily Unmarried Pvt

Wipro Digital acquires design consultancy firm Cooper for $8.5M

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Wipro’s digital business unit, Wipro Digital is acquiring San Francisco-based design consultancy Cooper for $8.5 million in an all-cash deal. Cooper will become part of Designit, Wipro Digital’s strategic design arm, further strengthening its design and innovation capabilities, expanding its reach in North America

Wipro, Excelfore partner to offer connectivity solutions for autonomous vehicles

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro and Excelfore, the middleware solutions provider for Smart Mobility Networks have announced a global partnership to offer secure connectivity solutions for next generation smart and autonomous vehicles. This partnership combines Excelfore’s Smart Mobility Networks solutions with Wipro’s

Wipro launches industry-focused Analytics-as-a-Service platform on Azure

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro today announced the availability of Data Discovery Platform, its big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The solution accelerates insight-driven decision making through pre-built applications for specific industries, such as banking and financial services, retail, energy, education

Wipro’s Azim Premji’s salary fell 63pc as profits decline

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Wipro Chairman Azim Premji salary saw a huge 63 percent fall at $1,21,853 (about Rs 79 lakh) last fiscal with no commission being paid during the year. As India’s third-largest software exporter saw a slowdown in profits, it had a direct repercussion

Infosys, Wipro and 5 other IT firms reportedly to lay off over 50K employees this year

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Indian IT sector would be witnessing mass layoffs in 2017 that could reach over 50,000. Apparently, 7 of the biggest IT firms are planning to hand over pink slips to at least 56,000 employees this year, reports Livemint. In the wake of US

Wipro launches Cloud Bot to accelerate enterprises’ cloud journey

Wipro has launched a digital consultant,Wipro Holmes Cloud Bot to help clients with their cloud placement decisions. The bot is designed to hasten cloud assessment projects for enterprises, thereby substantially reducing the time taken, from months to weeks. This ensures

Wipro’s Q3 net profit rises 2pc, revenue slips to Rs 13690cr

Wipro’s net profit for the quarter ended December, 2016 has grown 2pc sequentially to Rs 2,110 crore. The revenue, however slipped to Rs 13690 crore in Q3 from the earlier reported revenue of Rs 13770 in Q2. IT services revenue

Wipro buying InfoSERVER, an IT services provider for BFSI in Brazil

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro today signed an agreement to acquire InfoSERVER, an IT services provider focussed on the Brazilian market for $8.7mn. InfoSERVER provides custom application development and software deployment services. Two-decade old InfoSERVER, which counts some of the largest Brazilian

Samsung is the top recruiter at IIT campuses this year

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Despite facing a rough time globally because of the Galaxy Note 7 Debacle, Samsung is apparently ending the year on a good note. After beating Apple in a design patent war, Samsung is set to grab the award as the

Microsoft partners Wipro to help startups innovate & grow their businesses

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Microsoft Accelerator has partnered with the third-biggest Indian IT firm, Wipro to provide startups with greater opportunities to innovate and grow their business. Through this partnership, which is a part of Microsoft Accelerator #CoInnovate program, enterprises stand to gain access

Wipro launches open banking API platform to help BFSI clients enhance digital offerings

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro has launched its Open Banking API (Application Programming Interface) Platform. The Open API platform, will enable banks and financial institutions to launch Open Banking initiatives and create new forms of distribution channels and servicing capabilities, provide access to

Wipro bags 5-yr energy management services deal with Speciality Restaurants

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro has won a five-year energy management services contract with Speciality Restaurants Ltd., a leading fine dining operator in India, with 107 restaurants spread across India, Bangladesh, Tanzania and Doha in Qatar. The EcoEnergy business of Wipro will

Wipro buying cloud-based customer experience solutions company Appirio for $500mn

BANGALORE, INDIA:  Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based cloud services company Appirio, that creates next generation worker and customer experiences for about USD 500 Million.  Appirio is a trusted partner to some of the world’s leading brands, including

US is home to 51 richest in tech, 19 hails from China

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When Forbes released its second annual list of the world’s 100 Richest Tech Billionaires, there was a clear message for aspiring entrepreneurs- Silicon Valley isn’t the only harbor to try one’s fortunes in technology, eastern lands are also lush enough

Flipkart beats Amazon & Google to be the most preferred co in India to work for

BANGALORE, INDIA: Do you know where India wants to work? The name might surprise you. It is not any MNC like Google, Facebook or Amazon. The LinkedIn data shows that Flipkart has topped the list top 25 companies in India

IT employees in Tamil Nadu can now be part of unions

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The dismissal of hundreds of employees by Tata Consultancy Services last year has come to haunt the entire Information Technology sector in Tamil Nadu, as the state has clarified that the IT companies will now be covered by the Industrial

Wipro gives better pay raise than rivals, TCS & Infosys

Soma Tah The IT services major, Wipro today has announced 9.5% pay raise to employees in India this year, effective June 1, 2016. The average pay raise is 9.5% for offshore employees and 2% for onsite employees. “High performers will

Wipro misses estimates, Q4 net profit falls 1.6pc

BANGALORE, INDIA: India’s third largest IT services company has missed analyst expectation after its rivals, TCS and Infosys reported estimate-beating earnings. Wipro has posted a consolidated net profit for Q4 at Rs 2,240 crore, a YoY decline of 2.2 percent.