Apurva Venkat

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Ashish Mathur joins Allcargo as Group CIO

Ashish Mathur has over two decades of experience and his previous stint was at Maserk GSC as the CIO. 

Google, Facebook sued for GDPR non-compliance 

The lawsuits were filed by Max Schrems, Austrian privacy activist. Schrems seeks a collective fine of USD 8.8 billion if the companies are found guilty.

Raymond’s virtual mirror gives customer a digitized experience in store

Raymond is currently running a pilot version of using virtual mirrors in their brick and mortar stores. This gives the customers a view of how the finished suit will look on them.

 

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Raymond’s virtual mirror gives customer a digitized experience in store

Raymond is currently running a beta version of using virtual mirrors in their brick and mortar stores. This gives the customers a view of how the finished suit will look on them. 

Flipkart-Walmart deal: What works and what does not? 

Walmart bought majority stake in Flipkart for USD 16 billion last week. CIO India spoke to industry veterans and analysts to understand what works and what does not work in the deal.

Walmart goes all out in India: Plans to open 50 stores in 4 to 5 years 

After the acquisition of 77 percent stake in Indian e-commerce company Flipkart, the retail giant Walmart is going all out in the Indian market. It has now announced it will open 50 more stores. 

Walmart buys Flipkart for USD 15 billion; Alphabet too likely to invest

Softbank CEO, Masayoshi Son has confirmed that the deal between Walmart and Flipkart has been finalised. This is expected to be the biggest deal in the e-commerce sector.

Flipkart-Walmart deal: Alphabet throws hat in the ring

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is also likely to invest in Flipkart along with Walmart. Here's what Forrester analyst, Satish Meena thinks of the Flipkart -Walmart deal. 

Data deletion led to financial losses; Infosys pleads at severance pay arbitration

Infosys is currently engaged in dispute with Rajiv Bansal claiming that it suffered financial losses because of him deleting data from his official laptop.

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down. Is that a solution to the problem?

Cambridge Analytica and parent company SCL Elections, the data analytics firm that is currently involved in a controversy over misusing of millions of Facebook users data, are shutting down immediately.

Meheriar Patel joins Jeena and Company as Group CIO

Patel is the former Group CIO of AGC Network, an Essar Group company, and has over two decades of experience as technology heads in various verticals.

Businesses can now incorporate augmented reality into their FB messenger experiences

On the first day of the F8 developers conference hosted by Facebook,every year, it talks about enhancing the messenger platform for business.