Amazon Said to Have Built a More Powerful Data Centre Chip

Cloud computing has become big business for data centre chip makers HIGHLIGHTS Amazon pouring money into custom silicon for its fastest-growing businss The AWS chip uses technology from Softbank Group-owned ARM Holdings It is said to be 20 percent faster than Amazon’s first ARM-based chip Amazon.com’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of […]

In Telecom Row, Government Could Be Making A Grave Mistake

For Kumar Mangalam Birla’s textile-to-telecom empire, adversity is a 100-year-old companion. In 1919, when the businessman’s great-grandfather wanted to start a jute mill, the dominant British firm, Andrew Yule & Co., bought all the surrounding Calcutta land. The Imperial Bank, the forerunner of today’s State Bank of India, initially refused Birla a loan. The government […]