BigQuery Omni solves the issue of data being scattered across multiple public clouds, while a new security offering encrypts data in-use
Singapore FinTech Association, Hong Kong’s AMTD Group join forces to boost Singapore’s fintech community
Strategic Collaboration Agreement inked to connect their ecosystems and maximise synergies of their respective members.
The US-headquartered company said the partnership would deliver a technology-driven approach to plan administration and fundamentally reshape the corporate retirement plan experience for its sponsors and participants.
India last month banned the apps following a border clash between soldiers from the two countries, which left 20 Indian soldiers dead. India has said the apps pose a threat to its “sovereignty and integrity”. The 59 banned apps, which include TikTok and Alibaba’s UC Browser, were asked whether they acted at the behest of […]
The acquisition will also help Wipro set up delivery centres in the northeast of Brazil leveraging IVIA’s workforce. Wipro said the purchase consideration was USD 22.4 million, and the transaction is expected to be completed during the quarter ending September 30, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
“Because of the pandemic, healthcare services and academia are the new spaces which are emerging as targets for malicious cyber actors, while the usual areas such as critical infrastructure, government, financial services, continue to be on their radar,” Bahl said.
Walmart is increasing its majority-stake in Flipkart by leading a new $1.2 billion financing round in the Indian e-commerce giant. The fresh equity round led by Walmart, which acquired majority stake in Flipkart for $16 billion two years ago, values Flipkart at $24.9 billion post-money, the two companies said. The American retail group said the […]
(Exclusive) Tinder co-founder invests in Avion School that helps ‘Filipinos become software engineers in 12 weeks’
Avion School, which helps Filipinos “become software engineers in 12 weeks”, has secured an undisclosed sum in pre-seed funding, led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen, a top executive of the edutech startup disclosed to e27. San Francisco-based angel fund HEX Collective, besides several unnamed angels in the US and Europe, also joined the equity round. “We will […]
Bharti Airtel announced on Tuesday it has partnered with Verizon* to launch BlueJeans video-conferencing service in India to serve business customers in the world’s second largest internet market. The video conferencing service, branded as Airtel BlueJeans in India, offers “enterprise-grade security” (which includes encrypted calls, ability to lock and password protect a meeting and generate […]
The UK chairman of Huawei Technologies has resigned just days before the government is set to propose a ban of the Chinese tech giant’s equipment in Britain’s 5G networks.John Browne, the former BP boss and a member of the House of Lords, gave two months’ notice of his resignation in the last few days, Sky […]
Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing expands to smaller cities in Australia as part of global push
Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing says it plans to expand its operations to smaller cities and towns in Australia, reaching 3 million more people, in the latest move by the company to push its global expansion.Starting August 10, Didi’s Express service will be available in 20 new regional cities and towns including the country’s capital […]
A look into cannabis startups in Asia, Jack Ma sells shares, and a startup combines blockchain and gaming
5G focus for China’s Guangdong as manufacturing hub pledges to build 20 hi-tech industrial estates by 2022
China’s manufacturing heartland of Guangdong province has pledged to build 20 industrial estates by 2022 for firms that develop new industrial and business applications using 5G technology.The move by the provincial government is part of China’s programme outlined by President Xi Jinping to build “new infrastructure” to boost its economic recovery from the effects of […]
Google has pledged $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years with the aim of consolidating its position in the digital ecosystem of the world’s fifth-largest economy that is emerging as a battleground for global internet giants.
The American search-engine giant said its Google unit plans to spend $10 billion over the next seven years on operations, infrastructure and investments as a “reflection of our confidence in the future of India and its digital economy.”
Digi able to connect additional 3mil households across country with fibre internet Collaboration will boost economic growth towards accelerating Digital Malaysia