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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

Amazon to offer 20,000 temporary or seasonal employment opportunities

Published Date: 2020-06-29         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Amazon has recently stated that it will offer nearly 20,000 temporary or seasonal employment opportunities in its CS (customer service) organization. This will enable the company to offer a seamless shopping experience for users in India and across the globe. These temporary job opportunities wer... Read More

Singtel & StarHub choose Ericsson & Nokia as 5G network providers

Published Date: 2020-06-26         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Telecommunication operators in Singapore have reportedly chosen Ericsson AB & Nokia Oyj as the main 5G network providers. This has led Huawei Technologies Co. to have less significant contracts in the region. Singapore Telecommunications Limited has chosen Ericsson as its main 5G provider, wh... Read More

Gojek lays off 9% workforce due to rising COVID-19 challenges

Published Date: 2020-06-25         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Gojek is reportedly laying off nearly 9% of its workforce, i.e. 430 employees due to the rising challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The layoff plan will help the company prioritize on its core businesses of food delivery, transport, and payments. These three core services as well as the... Read More

London City Airport reopens as Britain plans to emerge from lockdown

Published Date: 2020-06-23         Author: Saipriya Iyer

London City Airport, an international airport in England, has recently reopened and approved the arrival of a small turboprop airplane from the Isle of Man. This happened in line with the country’s gradual emergence from the COVID-19 lockdown imposed in the region for nearly 3 months. Britain ... Read More

CCI reviewing $5.7B investment signed by Facebook in Reliance Jio

Published Date: 2020-06-19         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The CCI (Competition Commission of India) is reportedly reviewing the $5.7 billion investment made by Facebook, a social networking company, in Reliance Jio Platforms. This investment was made with an aim to enable the social networking service to make inroads into several shops in India. Sources... Read More

GWM inks MoU with Maharashtra Government to set up production plant

Published Date: 2020-06-18         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Great Wall Motor (GWM), a Chinese automobile manufacturer, has reportedly signed an MoU (memorandum of understanding) with the government of Maharashtra. This MoU has been signed by the company to set up a manufacturing facility in the state. The manufacturing plant was acquired by GWM from Gener... Read More

Clix Capital to acquire Lakshmi Vilas Bank through a merger agreement

Published Date: 2020-06-17         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Clix Capital, an AION backed non-bank lender, has reportedly shown its preliminary interest to procure Lakshmi Vilas Bank. In a latest stock exchange filing, the private sector bank stated that it has already inked a non-binding intent letter regarding a proposed amalgamation of the bank with Clix C... Read More

Reliance Industries eyeing another ₹5,000-10,000 cr for Jio Platforms

Published Date: 2020-06-15         Author: Saipriya Iyer

From the past two months, Reliance Industries’ Jio Platforms Limited, India’s leading digital service platform, has been luring investors across the world. After raising a mammoth amount from numerous investors including Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, KKR... Read More

MOF and IRAS announce $450M wage credits payouts for 95K employers

Published Date: 2020-06-12         Author: Saipriya Iyer

The MOF (Ministry of Finance) and IRAS (Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore) have recently announced wage credits payouts of nearly $450 million for more than 95,000 employers. The employers will receive these payouts by 30th June. Under these payouts, the Singapore government will co-fund 20% ... Read More

BP announces its plan to lay off 15% workforce due to COVID-19 crisis

Published Date: 2020-06-09         Author: Saipriya Iyer

BP plc, a multinational oil and gas company, has recently announced its plan to lay off 15% of its workforce due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. This announcement goes in line with the plan of Bernard Looney, the company’s Chief Executive to shift its focus from the oil & gas major to r... Read More

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