Musk’s Plan To Get Enterprises, Govt Pay For Twitter May Conflict With His Free Speech Plan

Elon Musk’s proposal to ask businesses and government bodies to start paying for using Twitter could be in direct conflict with his utopian idea to allow free speech on the platform, according to experts. Paying customers, including companies and governments,…

Going Private The Right Way For Twitter To Focus On User Growth And Revenue : Experts

Elon Musk’s buyout of Twitter for $44 billion could provide the micro-blogging company the much-needed impetus to rework the company’s revenue and business model. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO, Greyhound Research, told  BusinessLine that right now the two…

Free Speech Absolutist Elon Musk May Chafe At Laws Of Land, Say Experts

Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk’s $44-billion takeover offer for microblogging platform Twitter may lead to more run-ins with the Indian government and others, due to his self-proclaimed ‘absolutist’ stance in support of free speech, experts said. A shakeup is “desperately…

Buyer Spotlight E01: Bharat Gas, LPG Business Unit of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

For us at Greyhound Research, IT Decision Makers are the most important stakeholders. For it's a set of stakeholders we work the most closely with. To put this in perspective, nearly 70% of our business comes from these stakeholders and…

WhatsApp Has Banned Nearly 20 Million Accounts In India

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Tesla Tycoon’s Bid For Twitter Seen As Battle For Control

Tesla tycoon Elon Musk’s hostile takeover bid of Twitter is being seen by analysts as a battle for control of all-powerful algorithms that influence our newsfeeds. They feel it could be the change that Twitter needed though, at the same…

LEAP Of Faith: IFFCO Moves Lock, Stock And Barrel To Oracle Cloud

The world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of fertilisers in the cooperative sector is taking a technology-first approach to its business objectives Cloud has become a springboard for faster, sustainable and cost-effective innovation in the new year. Industry analysts echo this…

Services Spotlight E01: IBM Cloud Satellite

The past few quarters have been busy for us at Greyhound Research. At one end, our team of analysts and consultants have been working closely with some of the world's biggest companies and helping them with their digital transformation strategy.…

Business As Usual For IT Companies Despite Omicron, Say Experts

The United States and UK are the top two markets for the $190 billion Indian IT industry and the spike in Covid-19 cases has brought back concerns of a global lockdown, and how this would impact the sector. Sanchit Vir…

Wipro Migrates Air Cargo Application Suite To Oracle Cloud

This will allow Wipro to offer CROAMIS as part of Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, to customers worldwide, aiding faster modernisation of the air cargo industry amidst growing demand for rapid cargo transportation services. “Global supply chain dynamics have gone through…

Can Parag Agarwal As The New CEO Of Twitter Change The Narrative?

Before joining Twitter a decade ago in 2011 as a software engineer, Agrawal had stints at Microsoft Research, AT&T Labs and Yahoo! Research. At Twitter, he rose to become the first Distinguished Engineer through his performance across revenue and consumer engineering…

Industry Spotlight E01: IBM Customer Experience Solutions For Banking & Financial Markets

The past few quarters have been busy for us at Greyhound Research. At one end, our team of analysts and consultants have been working closely with some of the world's biggest companies and helping them with their digital transformation strategy.…

Signal Beeps Louder In India As WhatsApp Tweaks Policy

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India Inc. Cautions Employees On WhatsApp Privacy Policy Changes

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New WhatsApp Messenger Policy | Corporates Issue Advisories On Use For Official Business: Report

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WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy Triggers Exodus Of Users To Rival Platforms

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WhatsApp Privacy Controversy: Invite Links Appear On Google, Calls To Boycott Grow Louder

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Users Drop WhatsApp Over Its ‘End Of Privacy’ Policy

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Users Ditch WhatsApp For Signal And Telegram On Privacy Concerns

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WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy Prompts Users to Migrate to Signal, Telegram

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Wipro May Drop Plan To Bill Senior Leaders

Wipro’s chief executive Thierry Delaporte is moving away from an earlier initiative of accounting senior leaders for the work they do with clients.Instead, the new focus will allow them to drive teams to ensure faster growth. The plans may be…

Cloud Computing Is Betting On Outer Space

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Can MapMyIndia Beat Google To Be The Navigator Of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’?

They know how to pick their battles. When Google Maps made inroads into India after its launch in February 2005, MapMyIndia (MMI) owners Rakesh and Rashmi Verma had a choice: to concentrate on the enterprise segment or take on the tech…

TikTok’s Suitors: Among Microsoft, Walmart, Oracle, and Reliance, Who Makes The Best Match?

Just about a year back, when afaqs! did a cover story on TikTok, it seemed like the short video platform was nearing the end of its problems in India. It seemed like the major concern for the ByteDance-owned video juggernaut…

TikTok Deal With Oracle May Not Lead Easing Of Ban In India

The ‘technical partnership’ deal struck between US-based business software provider Oracle and ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns TikTok, is unlikely to bring cheers to users of the mobile app in India as the Centre is reportedly in no mood…

The Big Race For TikTok In India: What’s In It For The Buyer?

In the US, TikTok might be on the last legs of negotiation to find itself an American buyer but the big race is on In India. While several names like Microsoft, Twitter,  Reliance Jio and now Oracle have come to…

Oracle Running TikTok In India Doesn’t Make Sense: Here’s Why

Earlier today, we published a research report on the possibilities and the likely outcomes if Oracle was to land TikTok. Since then, I've received many calls from friends in the media about the implication for TikTok's India business and whether or not…

Oracle Landing TikTok Means A Lot Of Things, But Definitely Not An Ad Network

Sunday night just got exciting, and how! Reports have confirmed that Oracle has won the bid for the U.S. operations of TikTok (a ByteDance company), leaving behind both Microsoft and Walmart from the race. It's being touted that this deal will not…

#CounterpunchWithSVG E05: IBM Says It Can Secure The Modern Enterprise But I Had Qs

Catch Matthew Glitzer, Vice President, IBM Security, Asia Pacific in an exclusive conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia (SVG), Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research on our executive dialogue series, #CounterpunchWithSVG. This series is about sharp, honest, and unfiltered conversations. The format is…

Why Microsoft Closed Its Experiential Stores

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