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Saipriya Iyer

Saipriya Iyer presently works as a content developer for fractovia.org. Having dabbled with the domain of content creation for nearly half a decade, she now boasts of an enviable portfolio, holding substantial experience in penning down pieces related to technology, finance, and a wide spectrum of other industry verticals. A qualified computer engineering graduate from the University of Pune, Saipriya can often be found leveraging her knowledge of software technology and electronics in her write-ups. She can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/saipriya_i

Contribution by Saipriya Iyer

Twitter permits employees to ‘work from home’ for an indefinite period

Published Date: 2020-05-14         Author: Saipriya Iyer

On Tuesday, Twitter announced that its employees are now allowed to work from home for as long as they want.   The company says it will adopt a careful approach and start opening offices one by one, gradually from September. Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter in a companywide email, an... Read More

Indian IT sector seeks revision of labor laws to incorporate WFH

Published Date: 2020-05-12         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The IT sector in India is looking for revisions in the taxation as well as the labor laws of the country as more than half of the workforce in the industry, which is worth $191 billion, could be starting the delivery of services remotely, which is a part of the different changes that have been wroug... Read More

TechM receives notice over complaints on salary cuts during lockdown

Published Date: 2020-05-11         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Tech Mahindra, an Indian IT company, has reportedly received a notice issued by the Pune labour commissioner over complaints on salary cuts during the coronavirus lockdown in India. The NITES (National Information Technology Employees Senate) reportedly claimed that the Tech Mahindra staff complaine... Read More

Singapore to distribute improved reusable masks to its population

Published Date: 2020-05-08         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The people of Singapore would reportedly receive better-quality reusable masks as soon as the government starts its  third exercise of mark distribution in the country. Chan Chun Sing, Trade and Industry Minister, Singapore, stated that the new cloth-based masks would have better filtration ... Read More

Singapore based Ninja Van raises $279 million in Series D funding

Published Date: 2020-05-06         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Ninja Van, a renowned logistics startup based in Singapore, has reportedly announced that it has secured a funding of $279 million in the Series D investment round. Monk’s Hill Ventures, Europe’s GeoPost, Grab, Intouch Holding, Golden Gate Ventures Growth Fund, Carmenta, Facebook co-foun... Read More

Sebi seeks probe into Franklin Templeton India’s debt funds collapse

Published Date: 2020-05-04         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the market regulator of India, shall be investigating if the local unit of Franklin Templeton had violated the rules or had acted in the investor’s best interest, as six debt funds of the asset manager collapsed. The US parent of Franklin Temple... Read More

Indian airlines reopen domestic flight bookings amid COVID-19 lockdown

Published Date: 2020-04-28         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The cash-strapped airlines in India have recently reopened travel bookings for the domestic flights despite the uncertainty of the government on when to lift the flight suspension. The airlines that have started accepting bookings include SpiceJet and GoAir, for various travels between the major ... Read More

JioMart begins home delivery by uniting with local kirana stores

Published Date: 2020-04-27         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has recently commenced the home delivery of essential services by partnering with the local kirana stores in Kalyan, Thane, and Navi Mumbai. This announcement follows the recent stake acquisition deal declared by the Indian multinational conglomerate between its Jio... Read More

Netflix to raise $1 billion in debt to develop more original content

Published Date: 2020-04-23         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Netflix, the renowned global video streaming giant, has reportedly planning to raise approximately $1 billion in debt in efforts to increase the original content on its platform. The announcement comes just one day after the company doubled its projections for novel customers as people stuck at home... Read More

AWS and Facebook unite for new, open-source PyTorch projects

Published Date: 2020-04-22         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Amazon Web Services and Facebook have recently announced plans to join hands for a few new projects for PyTorch. PyTorch is a well-known, open-source ML (machine learning) framework that has been adopted to train AI (artificial intelligence) models. The framework has been created by the AI resear... Read More

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