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Cognizant withdraws 2020 growth forecast in wake of uncertainty over coronavirus impact; says long-term business fundamentals strong
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Cognizant withdraws 2020 growth forecast in wake of uncertainty over coronavirus impact; says long-term business fundamentals strong

For 2020, Cognizant had said it expects its revenue growth to be in the range of 2-4 percent in constant currency.

Cognizant to hire over 20,0000 'digitally ready' graduates from campuses; to hike salaries to Rs 4  lakh
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Cognizant to hire over 20,0000 'digitally ready' graduates from campuses; to hike salaries to Rs 4 lakh

On last Friday, Cognizant opened a new facility in Mangaluru, expanding its presence in Karnataka.

Cognizant may sack 350 employees as part of cost reduction measures; company to focus more on digital technology services
Business

Cognizant may sack 350 employees as part of cost reduction measures; company to focus more on digital technology services

In November this year, Cognizant had said it would slash up to 7,000 jobs in the next few months as part of a cost reduction programme.

Forum for IT employees planning to take legal actions after talks on layoffs fail
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Forum for IT employees planning to take legal actions after talks on layoffs fail

FITE submitted a petition to the labour commissioner soon after Cognizant announced its plan to trim the workforce.

IT union body to speak to Tamil Nadu labour officials over allegedly illegal termination of IT employees in India
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IT union body to speak to Tamil Nadu labour officials over allegedly illegal termination of IT employees in India

The move comes on the back of recent termination of services of Elavarasan Raja by Cognizant

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; SC to hear plea against Delhi govt's odd-even scheme; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; SC to hear plea against Delhi govt's odd-even scheme; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to inaugurate much-awaited Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; IMA calls for 24-hour shutdown in Karnataka to extend support to striking doctors in Bengaluru; and more

After Cognizant, now Infosys is laying off over 10,000 middle, senior level executives
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After Cognizant, now Infosys is laying off over 10,000 middle, senior level executives

After Cognizant, now Infosys is laying off over 10,000 middle, senior-level executives

Cognizant Q3 net profit rises 4.1% to $497 mn; company to slash 7,000 jobs as part of cost reduction drive
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Cognizant Q3 net profit rises 4.1% to $497 mn; company to slash 7,000 jobs as part of cost reduction drive

Cognizant will remove about 10,000-12,000 mid-to-senior level associates worldwide from their current roles in coming quarters, it said.

'Overly-dramatic': Mark Zuckerberg dismisses Facebook moderators' grievances against appalling work conditions
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'Overly-dramatic': Mark Zuckerberg dismisses Facebook moderators' grievances against appalling work conditions

Zuckerberg's remarks compound the material violence experienced by moderators, dismiss the complexity of their work and, most crucially, dismiss their potential to organise.

Cognizant may lay off more employees to bring down costs; plans to reinvest in talent, digital solutions to drive growth
Business

Cognizant may lay off more employees to bring down costs; plans to reinvest in talent, digital solutions to drive growth

Cognizant will opt for job cuts as the firm’s headcount additions were not in sync with the revenue growth in the past two quarters.

IT major Cognizant to offer 18% higher pay packages to entry-level engineers joining next year
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IT major Cognizant to offer 18% higher pay packages to entry-level engineers joining next year

Engineering students graduating in June 2020 will see the offer made by Cognizant increase from Rs 3.38 lakh per annum to Rs 4 lakh

Cognizant likely to cut jobs after slashing full-year growth outlook; Indian mid-level employees to get hit the most
Business

Cognizant likely to cut jobs after slashing full-year growth outlook; Indian mid-level employees to get hit the most

Cognizant will opt for job cuts as the firm’s headcount additions were not in sync with the revenue growth in the past two quarters

IT companies shares tumble after Cognizant cuts 2019 growth outlook; TCS falls 3.7%
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IT companies shares tumble after Cognizant cuts 2019 growth outlook; TCS falls 3.7%

Shares of IT companies tumbled up to 3.7 percent on Friday after Cognizant reported over 15 percent drop in net income for the quarter ended March, and slashed its full-year revenue growth outlook

Facebook addresses concerns around mental health of its content moderators
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Facebook addresses concerns around mental health of its content moderators

These content moderators aren't Facebook employees per se, but employees of organisations that Facebook has outsourced this work to

L&T distances itself from Cognizant's Indian bribery case, says it has no evidence of paying bribe for US firm's building permit
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L&T distances itself from Cognizant's Indian bribery case, says it has no evidence of paying bribe for US firm's building permit

Cognizant said last week said it would pay $25 million to the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle its India bribery charges

Cognizant posts net income of $648 mn in Q4 2018; appoints Vodafone executive Brian Humphries as new CEO
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Cognizant posts net income of $648 mn in Q4 2018; appoints Vodafone executive Brian Humphries as new CEO

Cognizant had recorded a net loss of $18 million in the quarter ended December 2017

TCS ranked 3rd most-valued IT services brand globally; Infosys, HCL and Wipro clinch spots in top-10 tally
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TCS ranked 3rd most-valued IT services brand globally; Infosys, HCL and Wipro clinch spots in top-10 tally

TCS is also the first Indian IT services brand to achieve success in the Japanese market

Cognizant Q3 net profit dips 3.6% to $477 mn on higher foreign exchange losses; revenue rises 8.3% to $4.08 bn
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Cognizant Q3 net profit dips 3.6% to $477 mn on higher foreign exchange losses; revenue rises 8.3% to $4.08 bn

Cognizant follows January-December as fiscal, has a majority of its workforce in India.

H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know
World

H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know

Reports today of the Donald Trump administration planning to “revise the definition of specialty occupations under H1B visas” is better understood a notice of intent to put an official stamp on what is already par for the course in the H1B ecosystem in the United States.

Cognizant acquires Salesforce Platform ATG for an undisclosed amount of money
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Cognizant acquires Salesforce Platform ATG for an undisclosed amount of money

ATG will become part of Cognizant's "Enterprise Application Services" practice.