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Saurabh Agrawal is the Tata Sons’ Chief Finance Officer

Tata Sons has roped in Aditya Birla Group strategy head Saurabh Agrawal as Group Chief Financial Officer of the salt-to-software conglomerate. Mr. Agarwal, a veteran investment banker with two decades of capital markets experience, will join Tata Sons with effect from July 2017, has worked on the multi-billion dollar Vodafone merger with Idea Cellular and the acquisition of Jaypee Group ... Read More »

Cincinnati police chief uses technology to stop crime

CINCINATTI, OHIO Cincinnati’s police chief is leading an effort to fight crime with technology. The Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2p08BUf) that Eliot Isaac has sought to expand the force’s technology efforts since becoming chief in 2015. Isaac’s three-point plan includes new gun violence technology, body cameras and a witness advocacy program. The department aims to curb violent crime and increase community engagement ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 still coming, mobile chief confirms

Back in 2011 Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note and created the phablet niche. Initially mocked, people soon realized a big-screen device is actually a great idea and the Note devices were soon some of the most sought-after on the market. But when the Galaxy Note7 went up in flames (pun intended) many suspected the lineup will be no more as ... Read More »

Lt General Bipin Rawat to succeed General Dalbir Singh as the new army chief

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat will take over as the new Indian Army chief on December 31, after General Dalbir Singh Suhag’s resignation. Also, the vice chief of air staff, Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been made the new chief of the Indian Air Force. Lt Gen Bipin Rawat RELATED STORIES MS Dhoni’s Jharkhand school celebrates Golden Jubilee Himachal Pradesh: ‘Shikshak ... Read More »

AI beating humans? Not in my lifetime, says Google’s cloud chief

By Martyn Williams | Follow Senior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | Nov 16, 2016 5:16 PM PT Diane Greene, senior vice president of Google, speaks at the Code Enterprise conference in San Francisco on November 15, 2016. Credit: Martyn Williams MORE LIKE THIS Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence Steve Jobs Interview: One-on-one in 1995 Will ... Read More »

FBI chief says Guccifer lied about hacking into Clinton’s email server

A Romanian hacker’s claim that he broke into Hillary Clinton’s private email server in 2013 was a lie, according to the FBI. Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as Guccifer, has boasted about the breach to various media outlets, saying in May that it had been “easy.” But on Thursday, FBI director James Comey said that Lazar, who is now in ... Read More »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg meets with China’s propaganda chief

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a rare meeting with China’s propaganda chief, at a time when Chinese authorities are tightening control over their cyberspace. Liu Yunshan told Zuckerberg in their meeting Saturday that he hopes Facebook can share its experience with Chinese companies to help “Internet development better benefit the people of all countries,” China’s official Xinhua News ... Read More »

Does your company need a chief data officer?

It’s a rare business today that doesn’t depend on data in some significant way, but does that mean most companies need a chief data officer? That’s a question on more than a few executive minds in this big-data era, particularly as analyst firms wax increasingly enthusiastic about the role. Gartner, for instance, recentlysaid it expects 90 percent of large organizations ... Read More »