AirTrunk sets sights on APAC expansion, backed by fresh investment

Macquarie has completed the acquisition of an 88% stake in AirTrunk in a consortium led by Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 2 (MAIF2), a MIRA-managed infrastructure fund, as well as other MIRA-managed partners. The stake was acquired from Goldman Sachs, Sixth Street Partners and founder Robin Khuda. Following this acquisition, Khuda retains a material stake in […]

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How AI could be pivotal in Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19

Article by SAS Australia and New Zealand’s artificial intelligence and machine learning lead, Ray Greenwood. As the Australian government commits billions upon billions of dollars to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, any technology that can assist in reducing these costs has the opportunity to shine. The key phases of crisis management are […]

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Fidelity sells Tata Communications shares worth over Rs 185cr

Fidelity sells Tata Communications shares worth over Rs 185cr

Shares were sold at an average price of Rs 235.01 apiece, taking the total deal value to Rs 185.52 crore. Representative image Fund manager Fidelity on Wednesday offloaded more than 78 lakh shares worth over Rs 185 crore of Tata Communications Ltd through open market transactions. As per the bulk deal data on NSE, a […]

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Cybersecurity during the pandemic: Try these security solutions for free!

Cybersecurity during the pandemic: Try these security solutions for free!

In order to help global organizations of all sizes address cybersecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of vendors provide free (time-limited) access to their solutions. All of the offers below are available immediately, and they cover a number of areas. Vendors are listed alphabetically, and all require registration. Armorblox – Free email protection Armorblox […]

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Supermoon 2020: After a beautiful ‘Pink Moon’ on Tuesday night, viewers share pics on Twitter

Supermoon 2020: After a beautiful ‘Pink Moon’ on Tuesday night, viewers share pics on Twitter

Supermoon happens once every year. (Image: NASA/Bill Dunford) April Supermoon 2020: The April Pink Supermoon which was visible to most of the world on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday was not actually pink, a report in The Guardian has stated. While the moon was bigger and brighter than usual, the difference was very […]

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Lawsuit accuses Zoom of overstating its privacy standards

Lawsuit accuses Zoom of overstating its privacy standards

The Zoom IPO Credit: Zoom Zoom Video Communications Inc has been slapped with a class action suit by one of its shareholders, accusing the video-conferencing app of overstating its privacy standards and failing to disclose that its service was not end-to-end encrypted. Shareholder Michael Drieu claimed in a court filing that a string of recent […]

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GST refund, income tax refund soon; FinMin gives immediate tax relief to lakhs of businesses, taxpayers

GST refund, income tax refund soon; FinMin gives immediate tax relief to lakhs of businesses, taxpayers

The move is seen as an extension of the relief measures worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Long pending GST refunds, customs refunds, and income tax refunds will soon be credited into your accounts as the government has decided to provide immediate tax relief to about 1 lakh businesses and […]

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Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study

Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study

The researchers adjusted for population size, hospital beds, number of people tested for COVID-19, weather, and socioeconomic and behavioural variables such as obesity and smoking. (Reuters photo) Living in areas with higher levels of air pollution is associated with an increased risk of death from COVID-19, claims a study conducted in the US. The research […]

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