Wipro has picked Capgemini executive Thierry Delaporte as its chief executive officer and managing director, the company said in a BSE filing today. Delaporte takes over from Abidali Neemuchwala on June 1. Neemuchwala left the technology firm after four years at the helm for 'family commitement'. Delaporte, until recently, was the Chief Operating Officer of Capgemini Group and a member of its Group Executive Board. During his twenty-five year career with Capgemini, he has held many top positions including that of Chief Executive Officer of the Global Financial Services Strategic Business Unit, and head of all global service lines. He also oversaw Capgemini's lndia operations, and led the group's transformation agenda, conceptualizing and driving several strategic programs across various business units. "l am delighted to welcome Thierry as CEO and Managing Director of the company. Thierry has an exceptional leadership track record, strong international exposure, deep strategic … [Read more...] about Capgemini’s Thierry Delaporte to be Wipro’s new CEO and MD
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Consumer electronics company and tracking app maker Tile, in a letter to the European Commissioner for Competition, has called for anti-trust investigation against Apple. According to a report in Financial Times, the company said that since tech giant Apple has a rival tracking app called Find My App, it is making it difficult for iPhone users to operate Tile products on their smartphones. The California-based company has alleged that Apple selectively disabled features like making changes to location services in iOS 13 for Tile products. The company has urged EU to open an investigation into the matter by assessing the business practices of Cupertino-based tech giant. Tile claims that this actually encourages iPhone users not to switch to always-on location tracking. The workarounds are lengthy and involve “complex settings not easy to find," as per Tile. The tracking app maker also claimed that its products are not being given “equal placement” on the App Store … [Read more...] about Tile accuses Apple of anti-competitive behaviour in a letter to European Commission
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