Indian-American Thomas Kurian picked to rejuvenate Google Cloud

indica News Bureau   Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian will take over as head of Google Cloud early next year, according to media reports.   Kurian, who joined Google last month, replaces Diane Greene, who will continue through January working with the former Oracle Corp product chief, to ensure a smooth transition. Greene will, however, remain a director on the board of Alphabet, Google’s parent company. […]

Creating the right safeguards for data in India

India’s internet market has huge potential for growth, especially with new government-mandated protections in place   Subhasish Chakraborty   Data is the oil of the 21st century. A few years ago, Exxon Mobil (XOM) used to be the most valued publicly listed company in the world in terms of market cap. Microsoft, Apple and Google used to be its closest competitors but lagged significantly behind. […]