Technology

Tech services firms expect fresh business opportunities from coronavirus vaccine distribution

BENGALURU: IT services providers and business process management (BPM) firms expect new business opportunities as pharmaceutical companies and governments across the world chalk out their Covid-19 vaccine distribution plans. Infosys, Genpact, Accenture, HCL Tech, Tata Consultancy Services, and others are likely to see increased demand for data analytics-based solutions as governments and companies need to […]

Technology

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff has become tech’s top dealmaker, seizing the crown from his former boss Larry Ellison

Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and co-CEO of Salesforce, speaks at an Economic Club of Washington luncheon in Washington on October 18, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images Salesforce’s market value topped Oracle’s earlier this year, another sign that primacy in software had swapped hands. That was months before Salesforce made its biggest acquisition […]

Investment

The market is looking for clues from the Fed on whether it will adjust bond buying

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell are seated to testify before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 22, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Federal Reserve could provide clues […]