Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Software

Freshworks raises $1 billion in US IPO, sells shares at prices over marketed range

Now based in California, the company retains a substantial workforce in Chennai, and at $36 a share, Freshworks has a market value of $10 billion.

Former Bengaluru techie arrested for chain-snatching has more than 70 cases against him

The Peenya Police have recovered Rs 3.7 lakh worth of gold chains and 15 SIM cards from the accused, Jayakumar, who used to work with a multinational software company.

India’s digital workforce needs secure software. Testing, not banning apps, is the answer

Modi govt's recent orders implicating digital platforms such as Zoom and WeTransfer without revealing the technical details don't address cybersecurity concerns.

From open source “antichrist”, Microsoft now one of biggest open source developers

Microsoft has persuaded customers to trust applications built using rival tools and programs to Microsoft's Azure cloud-computing service, boosting Azure's revenue and usage.

155 Air India flights face about 2-hour delays due to software shutdown

Air India said the shutdown will affect its flight schedules till around 8:30pm Saturday.

Air India operations shut down for 6 hours due to tech glitch, leaves passengers stranded

Air India's SITA software, which is responsible for check-ins, baggage & reservations, malfunctioned between 3 am and 9 am on Saturday.

After anti-stall software, Boeing 737 Max is now being inspected for engine problem

While only a small fraction of engines have been impacted, the checks add to challenges for 737 Max operators after two fatal crashes killed 346 people.

Boeing’s damage control over the 737 Max model will cost it billions

Following the Ethiopian Airlines crash, Boeing is working in a systems upgrade for the 737 Max fleet sitting idle across the world, and will also have to compensate airlines for flight disruptions.

Tata Consultancy misses estimates as companies rein in spending

TCS is the first of India’s IT services giants to report quarterly earnings. Infosys follows on Friday and Wipro Ltd. next week.

On Camera


File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.