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upGrad Expands Learning Platform with Regional Language Translation Initiative

UpGrad, a wellknown learning platform in Asia, intends to broaden its offers by employing artificial intelligence AI to translate wellliked boot camps

UpGrad, a wellknown learning platform in Asia, intends to broaden its offers by employing artificial intelligence AI to translate wellliked boot camps & Certifications into regional languages, catering to beginners and experts. With over 40% of students coming from Tier 2 cities in India and beyond, the programme strives to enhance accessibility and educational opportunities. The initiative initially concentrated on Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and aimed to increase penetration into homes. UpGrad combines education with friends and counsellors who speak the local language to meet the requirements of a varied student body. The firm intends to expand services to its Enterprise arm for individualised corporate training, demonstrating its dedication to improving learner engagement and curriculum efficacy. Its investment in AI demonstrates this. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 7 hours ago          

TSMCs New Plant Signals Resurgence of Japans Semiconductor Industry

With more Taiwanese chip companies extending their operations in Japan, the semiconductor sector is seeing a renaissance. Driven by the opening of a n

With more Taiwanese chip companies extending their operations in Japan, the semiconductor sector is seeing a renaissance. Driven by the opening of a new TSMC facility and Japans bright future in the semiconductor business, this trend highlights a change in the dynamics of the global chip industry as attempts are made to halt Chinas advances. Expanding their footprints in Japan, companies such as eMemory Technology and Alchip Technologies are taking advantage of the nations growing semiconductor sector. Japan is drawing significant investments due to its aggressive government assistance, friendly business climate, generous subsidies, and combination of these factors. Even as Japan seeks to revive its chip manufacturing industry, issues such as a shrinking labour force in semiconductorrelated enterprises continue to exist, indicating the necessity of ongoing talent development initiatives. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 7 hours ago          

Google Unveils "Gemini for Google Workspace" AI Models for Businesses

On Wednesday, Google said that to compete with Microsoftbacked OpenAI, it will use its "Gemini" AI models to power some of its AI products for busines

On Wednesday, Google said that to compete with Microsoftbacked OpenAI, it will use its "Gemini" AI models to power some of its AI products for businesses, providing them a more affordable rate. Along with a Google Workspace membership, the renamed "Gemini for Google Workspace" will now cost between $20 and $30 per user each month. By automating processes and generating replies that resemble those of a person, generative AI services are becoming increasingly in demand. With a Google One AI Premium membership, individual users may utilise Gemini in their Gmail, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Meet applications. Meanwhile, Google Workspace users can use Gemini as a standalone chat app, with no chats being used for advertising. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 7 hours ago          

Intel and Microsoft Collaborate on Custom Chip, Targeting Advanced Chip Manufacturing

Intel and Microsoft established a partnership to create a customised CPU utilising Microsofts services to overtake Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

Intel and Microsoft established a partnership to create a customised CPU utilising Microsofts services to overtake Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. TSMC in producing sophisticated chips. Intel announced intentions to use its Intel 18A technology to recover the title of manufacturer of the fastest chips in the world, followed by Intel 14A to keep the lead until 2026, during an event in San Jose, California. Microsoft is expected to use Intels 18A technology for a chip that is unknown, raising the estimated foundry order value to $15 billion. This signifies a change in Intels strategy, which now emphasises its connections with academic institutions and geographic diversity, to draw in outside clients and get government subsidies to restore its manufacturing edge. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 7 hours ago          

Former Disney Star Bridgit Mendler Ventures into Space Industry with Northwood Space

Former Disney actress Bridgit Mendler is breaking into the space market with her business, Northwood Space. Northwood hopes to transform satellite dat

Former Disney actress Bridgit Mendler is breaking into the space market with her business, Northwood Space. Northwood hopes to transform satellite data transfer and provide more effective and convenient space access by constructing ground stations in large quantities. Northwood intends to simplify data transfer for satellite operators, with an initial focus on low Earth orbit satellites and has received significant finance from wellknown investors, including Founders Fund and Andreessen Horowitz. Northwood aims to meet the increasing need for dependable and easily accessible ground stations by providing quick deployment times and adaptability. Mendler wants to make space travel more accessible to all people and increase the influence of space technologies on Earth. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 4 days ago          

Rising Unemployment in South Africa Heightens Pressure on ANC Ahead of Elections

With 7.9 million unemployed people, South Africas unemployment rate increased by 46,000 from the previous quarter to 32.1% in Q4 2023. Ahead of the ne

With 7.9 million unemployed people, South Africas unemployment rate increased by 46,000 from the previous quarter to 32.1% in Q4 2023. Ahead of the next elections, this presents a severe threat to the African National Congress ANC, which is now in power. The startling 59.4% youth unemployment rate exacerbates worries about job growth. Over several decades, the ANCs support has gradually decreased due to broken promises about economic progress. According to polls, the ANC could receive less than 50% of the vote in the national election, which might lead to the firstever instance of coalition government at the federal level. To subvert ANC supremacy, the Democratic Alliance is considering establishing alliances. The election date is still pending it is anticipated to occur in May or August. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 4 days ago          

Occidental Petroleum Considers Selling Western Midstream Partners to Reduce Debt

Western Midstream Partners, an American operator of natural gas pipelines, is estimated to be worth close to $20 billion, including debt, and is being

Western Midstream Partners, an American operator of natural gas pipelines, is estimated to be worth close to $20 billion, including debt, and is being considered for sale by Occidental Petroleum. Supported by Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway, Occidental is looking at this disposal to lower the $18.5 billion in debt it has accrued via purchases like the recent $12 billion purchase of CrownRock. Following the announcement, shares of Western Midstream increased 5.7%, finishing at the highest level since July 2019. JPMorgan Chase advises Occidental, which owns 49% of Western Midstream and manages its operations, on how to maximise the value of its stake. Major competitors such as Enterprise Products Partners, Williams Companies, Kinder Morgan, infrastructure funds, and private equity groups are possible purchasers of Western Midstream. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 4 days ago          

Indonesia Introduces New Incentives to Boost Electric Vehicle Sales and Industry Growth

To hasten the adoption of environment friendly automobiles and draw capital to its developing domestic EV sector, Indonesia has introduced new incenti

To hasten the adoption of environment friendly automobiles and draw capital to its developing domestic EV sector, Indonesia has introduced new incentives to boost the sales of domestically and imported EVs. Among these incentives are eliminating the luxury tax on electric vehicles EVs for the 2024 fiscal year and the import tax exemption through the end of 2025. In addition, existing tax relief for electric vehicle purchasers will be prolonged by lowering the valueadded tax from 11% to 1% for the current year, which ends at the end of 2023. By taking these steps, the government intends to encourage domestic automakers to invest in the nation and increase demand for EVs. By 2030, Indonesia hopes to generate 600,000 EVs internally by using its substantial nickel deposits, an essential material for EV batteries, to become a leading EV production hub. Read More..

B2B Tech News | 4 days ago          



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