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Bosch opens engineering center in Sofia. It will employ nearly 200 people who will be developing innovative software solutions for the automotive industry.
NXP Introduces Auto-Grade AI Toolkit for AVs
Bajaj launched electric scooter Chetak.
India DGCA ordered IndiGo to replace all P&W engines on Airbus A320neo planes by 31 January 2020.
Electric-plane startup Eviation Aircraft t has signed up two more customers for its pioneering commuter aircraft, taking the order backlog to more than 150 planes.
Samsung has teamed up with SK Telecoms to develop what they claim will be the world’s first 5G 8K TV.
Flex may invest $500 million and shift its manufacturing to India from China.
Alphabet buys Fitbit
Siemens plans to buy Intel-backed startup Pixeom’s edge computing platform, a move that will help the German industrial giant embrace container technology to make it easier to run edge applications in factories.
Software Product Engineering
OpenText to acquire Carbonite, a provider of data-protection services, for about $800 million
Splunk to Expand Streaming Expertise; Announces Intent to Acquire Streamlio, Open-Source Distributed Messaging Leader
Amazon acquires start-up Health Navigator, its first health-related purchase since PillPack
Living skin can now be 3D-Printed with blood vessels included. Development is significant step toward skin grafts that can be integrated into patient’s skin. A great milestone.
Energy Process Industry
Indian Oil to place its bet on metal-air battery technology over lithium-ion. TCS is engaged by one of UK’s largest water and wastewater services companies, for transforming the management of large water events and improving the customer experience.
CPG and Retail
Carlsberg has unveiled its latest designs for what it is hailing as the world's first 'paper' beer bottles, as the brewing giant continues its bid to drive down the amount of plastic used in its packaging.
SKF to acquire Presenso, a company that develops and deploys artificial intelligence (AI)-based predictive maintenance software. Presenso’s AI capability enables production plants to find and act on anomalies that were previously difficult to detect, automatically and without the need to employ data scientists. Presenso’s competence will be used to strengthen SKF’s Rotating Equipment Performance offer.
A leading US-based railroad transport company has selected HCL for condition-based monitoring of wheels and sockets while a train is in transit. This has helped improve the safety of cargo trains and increase train uptime by reducing the number of stoppages due to in-transit condition monitoring. HCL is also developing an edge-based solution to position the solution in remote locations.
BIAL and Xovis sign contract. By using this technology, the BLR Airport would be able to achieve a higher operational efficiency, optimize resource planning and consequently reduce the length of queues and waiting times. And passengers benefit even more: Not only do they wait less, but the real-time waiting times will be displayed directly at the processing points.
The Reserve Bank of India, a central banking authority in Asia, has chosen TCS as its strategic partner to implement a state-of-the-art Centralized Information & Management System, comprising end-to-end data collection to data dissemination platform, enabling data-driven business decision making.