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Google Mandiant
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Google acquires Mandiant, will bolster Google Cloud Cyber Security footprint

Google is acquiring cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4Bn. “Organizations around the world are facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges as the sophistication and severity of attacks that were previously used to target major governments are now being used to target companies in every industry. We look forward to welcoming Mandiant to Google Cloud to further enhance our …

MWC 2022
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What tech themes will dominate MWC 2022

I am excited about attending the biggest global mobile tech industry show, the MWC 2022. The pandemic forced GSMA to cancel the MWC 2020, and curtail the MWC 2021 event.  At a time when the world appreciates what ubiquitous connectivity entails, this first major in-person event in the post-pandemic world is one that we are …

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Diving into the ‘Metaverse’

Over the past many months, metaverse has captured the zeitgeist. It is increasingly finding mentions from top CxOs as well as on investor calls. Wherever one looks, it is tough to escape a conversation that involves the metaverse.  There is some hype, and a whole lot of speculation around what Metaverse entails. At its most …

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Diving into Microsoft’s FY22 Q2 Earnings

Microsoft reported strong FY22 results. Driven by the continued shift to a hybrid/remote-first work and consequent solid demand for distributed computing fabric, Microsoft Cloud continued to gain momentum growing 32% YoY. Beyond Cloud, I love the razor-sharp focus of Microsoft on steering “community-centric bets” that offer strong value; drives engagement as well as long-term revenue. These …

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Xiaomi’s Quest for the Premium Market

For Indian consumers, the smartphone is an extension of their lifestyle.  Indian consumers are value conscious, aspirational and demanding. They seek the best-in-class specs, and are, for the most part, brand agnostic, especially in the entry-level premium segment.  For a smartphone brand to be considered premium, it would need to deliver on the hardware as …

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Analysing Microsoft’s historic Activision Deal

Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the maker of ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Candy Crush’,  for $68.7Bn is one the biggest-ever tech and gaming industry deals ever. Microsoft becomes the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony. Driven by the pandemic-induced uptick, gaming has taken centrestage today. The deal marks a bold bet on …