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  • As many as 227 cases were reported in the country over the last 24 hours, Health Secretary Lav Agarwal said in his daily press briefing. With 10 deaths and over 300 hospitalisations, the Tablighi Jamaat HQ in Delhi's Nizamuddin — by now in the headlines everywhere — emerged as one of the major virus hotspots in the country.

    Short covering on the last day of the futures and options expiry also helped the rally.

    Earlier this month, the company also announced plans to expand its presence in India by launching a cloud region in Delhi, adding to its Mumbai region which was opened in 2017.

    Through this partnership, both companies will leverage No-Code Platforms to accelerate the launch of custom-built applications for their collective network of clients without software coding in real-time across all banking, wealth management and insurance sectors.

    The new Delhi cloud region will expand Google's existing network which stands at eight regions in the Asia Pacific and 22 regions globally today. Google cloud regions bring Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services to global organisations in industries like media and entertainment, retail and manufacturing.

    A U.S. judge last month granted Amazon.com's request to temporarily halt the DoD and Microsoft from moving forward with the deal, which Amazon had said reflected undue influence by President Trump. Lawyers for the U.S. government have asked a federal judge to grant the Pentagon "120 days to reconsider certain aspects of the challenged agency decision."

    The second edition of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index, compiled by Vanson Bourne finds that enterprises are going through a period of adjustment as their experience with public cloud matures, with many realising that public cloud is not the single solution to their cloud strategy.

    The RAISE 2020 Summit is expected to feature some of the most exciting global startups working in Artificial Intelligence related fields and is expected to have multiple events such as the AI Startup Pitchfest, AI Startup Theater and The AI Startup Awards.

    Retailers are striving to offer a seamless shopping experience through data-driven insights and analysis, it added. Technology has led to a paradigm shift in the way retailers operate and transformed the entire shopping journey of consumers, the report said.

    Infosys held its annual management planning session last week to take stock of its initiatives and plan for the next financial year. A key goal is to ensure that the Bengaluru-headquartered IT services exporter ends the ongoing fiscal year at a fast growth clip, which will set the stage for the next.

    Sell retired in 2018 as the Group Chief Executive of Accenture’s Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) operating group after spending 34 years at the firm.

    “We’re doubling our investment in cloud year-over-year. We want to grow faster and have stronger relationships with Microsoft, Amazon, Google but also leading Software-as-a-Service cloud vendors like Salesforce or Workday or SuccessFactors or SAP, and that is what our M&A strategy has been about,” Brian Humphries told.

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