#CounterpunchWithSVG E09: Despite Its Battles, IBM Is Confident That Its India Business Will Thrive. Will It, Really?

#CounterpunchWithSVG crossed a significant milestone yesterday. In this year so far the series has garnered over 30,000 views from over 100 countries. More than anything else, I see this milestone as the best stamp of approval for this format and…

Cloud Computing Is Betting On Outer Space

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#CounterpunchWithSVG E08: Oracle Believes Its Cloud Is Like No Other. But Is It, Really?

#CounterpunchWithSVG is now seven exchanges old and has been read more than 20,000 times from over 100 countries. I have had the pleasure of hosting some big names from the world of technology who have braved not only some straightforward…

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 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…

Why Microsoft Closed Its Experiential Stores

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Contact Tracing Is A Necessary Evil That Must Come With An Expiry Date

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Let’s Get Real About Privacy

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Essentials Of AutoML That Every Techie Must Know

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AI Today Is Not That New After All

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This Time, Microsoft Will Ensure ‘Cloud’ Is Not Just A Pie In The Sky

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Nadella Pins Hopes On Jio Partnership To Help Propel India Forward

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Digital Businesses Lead India, Says Microsoft’s Maheshwari

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Microsoft CEO Nadella To Woo India Inc With Tech To Drive Transformation

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Microsoft’s Nadella To Engage With Indian Industry, Government During Visit

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Microsoft Azure Is The Swiss Army Knife Of Cloud, Not Just A Knife

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Sanchit Vir Gogia To Give CxO Keynote at HYSEA BizSummit 2020

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia as Keynote Speaker at HYSEA BizSummit 2020 on January 23, 2020 (Hyderabad, India). At this event, SVG will share the stage with U. S. Consul General in Hyderabad, Mr. Joel Reifman, who is the Chief Guest for…

Sanchit Vir Gogia To Chair CxO Panel Discussion at Redis Day Bangalore 2020

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia chair a CxO Panel Discussion at Redis Day Bangalore 2020 on January 22, 2020 (Bengaulru, India). Here’s the topic for Panel Discussion... About the Summit: Redis Day Bangalore is a free conference about anything and everything Redis.…

Sanchit Vir Gogia To Give CxO Keynote at Redis Day Bangalore 2020

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia as Keynote Speaker at Redis Day Bangalore 2020 on January 22, 2020 (Bengaulru, India). Here’s the topic for Sanchit's keynote... About the Summit: Redis Day Bangalore is a free conference about anything and everything Redis. Its purpose…

HCL Tech Q3 Net Profit Rises 16% To INR 3,037 Crore

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Microsoft Reports More Than $1 Billion In India Revenue

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Large BPM Firms Ride Digital Data Analytics Wave

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HCL Technologies Q1 Profit Declines 13.5% At ₹2,220 crore

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Indian IT Looks Homeward As Digital Transformation Kicks In

Exports-focused Indian IT services firms have stepped up focus on the typically smaller footprint domestic market, driven by Indian companies transforming their business using digital technology and as the government moves to use technology to improve governance. In the past…

Vodafone-Idea, IBM Deal Set To Exceed USD 1 Bn

Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) is believed to have finalised a new $700-800 million (Rs4,900 crore-5,600 crore) five-year technology outsourcing contract with IBM, a deal that is expected to contribute a major part to the Rs8,400 crore annual opex savings that…

Vodafone-Idea, IBM Set To Seal $700-800 Million 5-year IT Outsourcing Deal

Vodafone Idea is believed to have finalised a new $700-800 million (Rs4,900 crore-5,600 crore) five-year technology outsourcing contract with IBM, a deal that is expected to contribute a major part to the Rs8,400 crore annual opex savings that the telecom…

Microsoft India’s Software Sales Stay Flat In FY18

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