Anu Thomas
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Anu is a writer who stews in existential angst and actively seeks what’s broken. Lover of avant-garde films and BoJack Horseman fan theories, she has previously worked for Economic Times. Contact: anu.thomas@analyticsindiamag.com

UpGrad Sees 50% Surge In Learners Amid Covid-19 As Colleges Remain Closed

With schools and colleges downing their shutters as a precautionary measure against the Covid-19 pandemic, many edtech companies are seeing a surge in traffic of online learners. In fact, upGrad has recorded a 50% surge in learners since the first…

Entry-Level Jobs For Those Starting A Career In Data Science

There is enough literature to affirm that learning data science skills can put you on a path to a lucrative career. The profound growth in the field has seen a lot of people switching careers and making a professional transition…

Slack Joins 24 Tech Firms In Collective Funding For Covid-19 With $1M

As the world comes together to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, #Covid19TechCollaborative has offered financial support to organizations responding to the crisis. Committing to an initial $22 million in collective funding, the movement has a slew of organizations involved, including Centers…

US Homeland Security Lists Blockchain As Critical Tool To Combat Covid-19

Amid growing Covid-19 cases in the US, Homeland Security has drafted a list of critical services, including blockchain, to combat the outbreak. Responding to guidelines issued by President Donald Trump, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) had added this…

After N95 Masks, Elon Musk Offers to Donate & Manufacture Ventilators For Hospitals

After offering to manufacture ventilators if there is a shortage, SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has offered 1,255 ventilators for free to support the fight against Covid-19. Musk has been tweeting frequently about the outbreak and this comes…

China’s AI Machinery Fights War Against Covid-19

As China eases coronavirus lockdown with cases retreating, its investment in AI seems to be paying off. Be it for screening, diagnosis, or developing vaccine or drugs, China’s robust AI machinery has been playing a big role in fighting this…

Amid Travel Restrictions, TCS Checks On Health Of Onsite Employees

Like most tech companies, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) had suspended non-essential business travel to countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, it has also been keeping a close eye on employees with any travel history amid this outbreak. According to…

Qure.ai Develops AI-Powered Solutions To Flatten The Curve On Covid-19

As more and more AI companies reorient their focus to develop technology to fight Covid-19, Mumbai-based AI startup Qure.ai is on its way to launching two critical offerings. The team has been directing its R&D efforts and using past experience…

As Amazon Struggles, Apple Donates Millions Of Masks Amid Covid-19

Acknowledging that the coming weeks will test the true mettle of companies in the Silicon Valley, and how they can leverage technology as a valuable tool in this time, Apple CEO Tim Cook, has launched a series of initiatives amid…

Digital Spending Sees 10% Uptick, Travel Dips By 30% As Razorpay Takes Stock Of Covid-19 Impact

As it celebrates its five-year milestone, Razorpay has shared some insights on the digital payments landscape in India as it braces for the impact of coronavirus. Based on transactions that happened on its platform in the last 50 odd days…

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