Anirban Ghoshal

Senior Writer

Anirban Ghoshal is a senior writer, covering enterprise software for CIO and databases and cloud infrastructure for InfoWorld.

Alation’s Connected Sheets brings data governance to spreadsheets

AWS releases Wickr, its encrypted messaging service for enterprises

AWS releases Wickr, its encrypted messaging service for enterprises

The release of the enterprise version of the encrypted messaging service, announced at AWS re:Invent, is designed to allow secure collaboration across messaging, voice, video and file sharing.

Meta teaches an AI to lie, strategize

Meta teaches an AI to lie, strategize

An AI taught to play a boardgame that involves negotiating with human players and inferring their motives could have applications for enterprise chatbots, Meta says.

Changes to Google's employee appraisal system stir layoff fears

Changes to Google's employee appraisal system stir layoff fears

While Google maintains that the Google Reviews and Development (GRAD) system was put in place to help employee development, a report claiming to have details on how employees are to be appraised has sparked forecasts of broad layoffs...

Asana to lay off 9% of its workforce to improve operating costs

Asana to lay off 9% of its workforce to improve operating costs

The company’s restructuring plan comes amid widespread layoffs by technology companies including Meta, Microsoft, Amazon, Salesforce, Oracle and Zendesk.

Amid tech layoffs, MongoDB to hire more staff in ANZ

Amid tech layoffs, MongoDB to hire more staff in ANZ

The NoSQL database provider plans to continue hiring in 2023 in the ANZ region to support growing business opportunities across government and financial services sectors.

Amazon to layoff 10,000 employees: Report

Amazon to layoff 10,000 employees: Report

As Amazon reportedly looks to cut staff, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experiences slower growth and rising costs.

IBM sales jump shows the mainframe is not dead, with hybrid cloud alive and well

IBM sales jump shows the mainframe is not dead, with hybrid cloud alive and well

The company's third quarter financial report reveals a strong showing for mainframes as well as hybrid infrastructure, as total quarterly revenue hits $14 billion.

Microsoft lays off nearly 1,000 staffers: Reports

Microsoft lays off nearly 1,000 staffers: Reports

The move to lay off employees, mostly across the Xbox and Edge divisions, comes as tech giants bear the brunt of inflation and other economic headwinds.

Google Cloud to open its first cloud region in New Zealand

Google Cloud to open its first cloud region in New Zealand

Google Cloud’s three new regions in the APAC—New Zealand, Malaysia and Thailand—when operational will take the company’s total cloud region tally to 14 regions, ahead of AWS and on equal footing with Alibaba in key APAC markets.

Reports: Oracle makes a round of layoffs in the US

Reports: Oracle makes a round of layoffs in the US

The layoffs have mostly hit the customer experience group and are part of a planned exercise to cut around $1 billion in expenditures according to reports from The Information and Bloomberg.

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