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Intel to invest $600 mn to expand chip, develop self-driving car tech in Israel

Intel will invest another $600 mn in Israel to expand R&D and spent $10 bn on a new chip facility. The announcement was made the CEO Pat Gelsinger who elaborated that $400 mn will be invested to turn Mobileye unit headquartered in Jerusalem into an R&D campus for the development of autonomous vehicle driving tech. Balance $200 mn will go into building an R&D center, called IDC12, in the port city of Haifa. Intel’s “mega chip design” facility will create 6,000 jobs.

TCS, Ericsson join hands to build cloud-based R&D workplace

TCS will help Ericsson to build and operate a Cloud-based R&D digital workplace. The partnership will help Ericsson to enable anytime-anywhere access and automated delivery of the development environment for its global R&D workforce. TCS will also support Ericsson’s globally distributed teams with on-demand, zero-touch, and remote provisioning. It will also launch a 24×7 Command Center at Hyderabad, India, to help Ericsson accelerate R&D efforts.

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China decides to spend 7% more on R&D in the next 5 years

Chinese govt has said that it plans to increase its annual R&D spending by 7% every year over the next 5 years. The govt is said to increase its expenditure on basic research by 10.6% in 2021 and set up more national labs to focus on the research of next-gen AI, quantum information, brain science, semiconductors, genetic. Other than that it will also support foreign-funded companies to set up R&D centres in China.

Dell’s first innovation facility in Singapore

Dell will invest $50 mn for the next three years to set up an innovation facility in Singapore with the aim to focus on R&D work in digital transformation tech. Amit Midha, Dell’s president of APJ and global digital cities said, out of the total investment, $23 mn will be invested this year itself. Dell launched a skills programme in Singapore for over 3,000 people to learn new skills in cloud computing, data protection, data science, and big data analytics.

Microsoft launches the third cloud R&D centre in India

Microsoft is building the right cloud infrastructure for enterprises across the globe using its R&D centres in India. The centres are driving three areas of research — right Cloud infrastructure, productivity for enterprises and education, and collaboration and productivity. On Thursday, it has announced the launch of a new centre in the NCR, third after Bengaluru and Hyderabad. This will be Microsofts first R&D centre on the gaming business in India.

Quick Heal appoints CPO, R&D head to accelerate innovation in cybersec

Quick Heal Technologies appointed Sanjay Agrawal and Bibhuti Kar as CPO and Head of R&D respectively, in its bid to strengthen R&D leadership team. With the new appointment Quick Heal intent to accelerate product innovation and expansion of next-gen enterprise security solutions under the “Seqrite” brand.  Sanjay, in his new role, will be responsible for driving the product’s vision and strategy. While Bibhuti will drive the development.

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