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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

Stop Hate for Profits: The Facebook Ads conspiracy maybe more than just a social issue

By : Laxitha Mundhra

As the Facebook Ads conspiracy spikes up, last week saw more than just large companies boycotting Facebook Ads. It started when Unilever did not feel comfortable when FB showed its ad beside a hateful speech. It led to the ads-pulling

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

Current Cloud Kitchen Scenario Aiding Women Empowerment

By : CIOL Bureau

Research suggests the Indian cloud kitchen’s market size is expected to reach about USD 1 Billion by the year 2023. It is currently growing with a healthy double-digit growth rate every year. The cloud kitchen market is increasingly becoming a

Ten reasons why it is necessary for IT and Non-IT companies to upskill their employees

By : CIOL Bureau

With automation impacting several existing jobs and some jobs losing relevance, it’s becoming extremely critical for people as well as companies to invest and grow future-proof skills. Technology is not only enabling new opportunities, but it’s also creating skill gaps

Recession proof career in the post-COVID-19 Era

By : CIOL Bureau

Indeed, the global pandemic has drastically impacted the economy in plenty of ways and it will take time to regain relevance. Besides the health crisis that’s of utmost concern, it’s the growing lack of job security that is equally worrisome.

The CCI Antitrust Watchdog has his watchful eye on the Reliance Jio Facebook Deal

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Reliance has been on a spree to attract 11 investments in the past 9 weeks. The amount has totalled the investment to ₹115,694 crores. It has diluted almost 25% of its share value. And this all started with Facebook buying

The IT Infrastructure is poised for transformation and growth: Wipro Report

By : CIOL Bureau

The Indian and Global IT Infrastructure has been a testament to the Pandemic. It has a chance to do more, as stated by the Wipro’s “State of IT Infrastructure Report 2020”. Why is IT Infrastructure important? Emerging digital technologies and processes

Leveraging the power of AI in the lending sector

By : CIOL Bureau

Katerina Folkman is Head Of Analytics at Clix Capital, a lending firm that uses tech to make loans simpler, faster, and more accessible. Here she talked to Thomas George and Sunil Rajguru about the company and their plans for the

The BPO mayhem: Hiring Freeze, Salary cuts and job layoffs, the industry stands disoriented due to Coronavirus in India

By : Laxitha Mundhra 3

The Indian BPO Industry is under severe chaos. Due to extended lockdown and major restrictions, the business of BPO and ITES companies stands disrupted. Bar healthcare, the virus has also killed hundreds of jobs and the threat continues to increase. According to

Injecting technology in corona-battles—Into the skin or muscles?

By : Pratima Harigunani

A recent collaboration between ICMR and IBM intends to use virtual assistants while supercomputing, AI and data technologies are already being used as strong shots in other places. Let’s see how deep this needle goes. There must be reason why

Need of FinTech companies to navigate the undergoing COVID-19 pandemic in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Over the last decade, India has succeeded in building a robust low-cost digital payments market. The government, too, has leveraged this infrastructure to transfer money to more than 33 crore people as part of its Covid-19 relief package. However, there are

5 reasons why Uber might be looking to expand its Asian Pacific headquarters in India

By : Laxitha Mundhra

In a recent statement, the Cab-aggregator giant, Uber is said to lay off another 3000 employees. It was a hard decision for them, but along that they said one more thing that raises our ears. Over the next 12 months, it

Tech Mahindra partners with Microsoft Azure to accelerate telecommunication

By : CIOL Bureau

In addition to being a partner with Tech Mahindra on AT&T, Microsoft is now partnering with them to digitize the telecom sector. The decision is not something entirely new. Microsoft and Tech Mahindra have been partners on various projects. Director,

Tinder’s competitive Filter Off is the new video speed dating app that is changing the scenario of online dating,

By : CIOL Bureau

Ciol had a conversation with the co-founder of Filter Off, Zach Schleien. Since we are stuck inside due to the Coronavirus, people are finding companionship online. Not that online dating is something new; we owe that to Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge

Paytm Business: Get Paytm First Points as a reward of loyalty for accepting payments

By : CIOL Bureau

Recently, Paytm launched a new loyalty program for Paytm Business Account holders. In this program, all merchants are eligible to earn points for accepting payments through Wallet or UPI. Further, according to Paytm, you can accept payments from Paytm wallet, all UPI

5 Indian Government provided free online courses with certificates to do during lockdown

By : CIOL Bureau 5

The Government has asked Indians to stay inside their houses for the third time now. In that case, we have a lot of time to focus on developing our skills. So, free online courses, that provide certificates too, are a

LSAT Exams will be conducted online using AI of Pearson’s Virtual University Enterprises

By : CIOL Bureau

In a first time move, US-based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) will conduct online LSAT exams in India. CEO of LSAC, Kellye Testy said: How will the exam be conducted? The exam will be conducted using AI-assisted technology. The candidate’s entire examination will be

5 Machine Learning Courses Available for Free

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Machine learning, according to Expert Systems, is the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed. In simple words, ML focuses on the development of computer programs that can access data and use