Satya Nadella named Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019

IANS-   Microsoft’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella has grabbed the top spot in Fortune’s “Businessperson of the Year 2019” list. Other Indian-origin CEOs in the Top 20 list are Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga (8th spot) and Santa Clara, California-based computer networking company Arista’s head Jayshree Ullal (18th position). Fortune’s annual list features 20 business leaders […]

How Oracle Digital Assistant is smarter than Amazon Alexa

IANS- Alexa may be your perfect living room assistant, but when it comes to specific queries with particular vocabulary from enterprises, it lags behind in rich capabilities that Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA) has to offer, a top company executive has stressed. Oracle Digital Assistant can become your intelligent front-end — your smart router that’s able […]

CRM software solution firm Hubspot bullish about India market

Vikas Datta-   With its millions of SMEs and startups, India is a key destination for US-based software company HubSpot as it seeks to expand in the market to integrate and augment customer relations management (CRM) beyond mere spreadsheets and instill focus on its customer-centric “disruptions” to “grow better”. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-headquartered firm, which has […]

Gates officially surpasses Bezos as richest person on Earth

IANS-   Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates officially surpassed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at world’s richest person on Earth with a net worth of $110 billion — according to the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Microsoft co-founder had briefly topped Bezos as the world’s richest man last month after Amazon’s lacklustre Q3 results resulted in Bezos […]

US expands Google probe into Search, Android

IANS-   In fresh trouble for Google, 50 US Attorneys General probing its anti-trust market practices have decided to expand the investigation into the tech giant’s Android and Search businesses. CNBC reported on Thursday that the investigation has widened and Attorneys General will begin to examine whether the company has acted anti-competitively with its Search […]

Moody’s cuts India’s growth forecast to 5.6%

IANS- After cutting India’s sovereign ratings, Moody’s Investor Services on Thursday cut India’s growth forecast to 5.6 per cent, from its earlier 5.8 per cent due to subdued consumer demand, along with sluggish liquidity supply. Accordingly, the ratings agency revised downwards its growth forecast for India to 5.6 per cent in 2019, from 7.4 per […]

Crunching numbers with peace

Sukant Deepak-   Young and middle-aged corporates in sharp suits and expensive watches are standing in a disciplined queue. But they wont be content with just an autograph. Most of them also want pictures with him. ‘Him has no problem obliging. Its his moment. He is nothing short of a rockstar right now. The occasion […]