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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here's everything WhatsApp is doing to avoid fake news, propaganda during election period
Politics

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here's everything WhatsApp is doing to avoid fake news, propaganda during election period

The problem with WhatsApp is that the posts are totally private and encrypted. So no action can be taken even if the posts are spread through the medium.

Nasscom appoints WNS Global Services Group CEO Keshav Murugesh as Chairman, Infosys COO UB Pravin Rao as Vice-Chairman
Business

Nasscom appoints WNS Global Services Group CEO Keshav Murugesh as Chairman, Infosys COO UB Pravin Rao as Vice-Chairman

IT industry body Nasscom on Friday said it has appointed WNS Global Services Group CEO Keshav Murugesh as its Chairman for 2019-20

Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake news
Politics

Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake news

Facebook has 2.3 billion ‘citizens’ of its ‘digital nation’ and its time the tech giant is held accountable.

Growing adoption of big Data, analytics and artificial intelligence to push India's cloud market to $7 bn by 2022: Nasscom
Business

Growing adoption of big Data, analytics and artificial intelligence to push India's cloud market to $7 bn by 2022: Nasscom

The report titled 'Cloud – Next Wave of Growth in India', said cloud spending in 2018 was estimated to be about six percent of the total IT spending

Data mining, AI & social media might help strengthen sectarian identity, reinforce biases
News & Analysis

Data mining, AI & social media might help strengthen sectarian identity, reinforce biases

Data mining, AI, social media fuels sectarian divides rather than promoting cross-cultural understanding.

WhatsApp joins forces with NASSCOM Foundation to fight misinformation in India
India

WhatsApp joins forces with NASSCOM Foundation to fight misinformation in India

WhatsApp and NASSCOM aim to reach out to approximately 1,00,000 citizens and train them to spot fake news.

IT services sector estimated to clock flat growth of up to 9% in fiscal year 2019-20: Nasscom
Business

IT services sector estimated to clock flat growth of up to 9% in fiscal year 2019-20: Nasscom

The grouping has discontinued a 25-year-old practice of coming out with growth estimates citing the changes in the landscape which makes the job harder

India launches third IT corridor in China; venture aims to facilitate partnerships between firms of both countries
Business

India launches third IT corridor in China; venture aims to facilitate partnerships between firms of both countries

IT Corridor at Xuzhou has potential to fill the critical institutional void of software support for small and medium size industries in their own language.”

Not getting enough number of women for leadership roles: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Business

Not getting enough number of women for leadership roles: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has lamented that she is struggling to find enough women to play leadership roles, even though there is a significant rise in their number in junior management roles

US to review work authorisation for spouses of H-1B visa holders: Too early to say if it will impact Indian tech professionals, say industry experts
Business

US to review work authorisation for spouses of H-1B visa holders: Too early to say if it will impact Indian tech professionals, say industry experts

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialised fields.

Uday Kotak says technology majors like Google and Facebook should not be allowed to get into banking sector
Business

Uday Kotak says technology majors like Google and Facebook should not be allowed to get into banking sector

Kotak said banking is a business with a high degree of leverage involving public trust and continues to be synonymous with safety

Globalisation 4.0 developments, 5G to bring growth for Indian IT sector in 2019, says Tech Mahindra CEO Gurnani
Business

Globalisation 4.0 developments, 5G to bring growth for Indian IT sector in 2019, says Tech Mahindra CEO Gurnani

According to Gartner estimates, India's IT spending will grow by 6.7 percent in 2019 to $89 billion.

Budget 2019: IT industry seeks clarity on tax provisions for BPO and KPO services, quashing of angel tax
Business

Budget 2019: IT industry seeks clarity on tax provisions for BPO and KPO services, quashing of angel tax

IT industry body Nasscom has urged the government to clarify tax provisions that treat BPO-KPO services as intermediaries under GST rules, and scrap angel tax levied on investments in startups

Indian IT and ITeS exports may clock up to 10% growth in FY19; electronic hardware shipment likely to get a boost too
Business

Indian IT and ITeS exports may clock up to 10% growth in FY19; electronic hardware shipment likely to get a boost too

In February last year, industry body NASSCOM had projected that Indian IT exports may grow at 7 to 8 percent during the current fiscal at $137 billion against $126 billion in FY 18.

Digital transformation making growth momentum stronger for Indian IT companies: Expert
Business

Digital transformation making growth momentum stronger for Indian IT companies: Expert

Former President of the industry body NASSCOM noted that many big IT companies in India are reporting a very strong deal pipeline and, so, the growth momentum can be expected to continue

IT industry to infuse big buck in automation, AI in 2019; faces threats from data curbs, rising protectionism
Business

IT industry to infuse big buck in automation, AI in 2019; faces threats from data curbs, rising protectionism

The IT industry body has projected exports to grow at 7-9 percent for 2018-19, almost same as the previous fiscal, but domestic revenue may grow faster at 10-12 percent.

Nasscom announces partnership with IIT Madras for reskilling students in the IT industry
News & Analysis

Nasscom announces partnership with IIT Madras for reskilling students in the IT industry

The partnership is aimed at building an able workforce to support the industry and other stakeholders.

Nasscom raises concerns over Donald Trump govt's latest proposal on H1-B visas, says it could put US jobs at risk
Business

Nasscom raises concerns over Donald Trump govt's latest proposal on H1-B visas, says it could put US jobs at risk

Nasscom said it will carefully review the 139-page proposal and evaluate its implications for US companies and the economy, and then submit comments

Over 1,200 startups enter ecosystem in 2018 registering 108% growth; total funding rises to $4.2 billion in 2018: NASSCOM
Business

Over 1,200 startups enter ecosystem in 2018 registering 108% growth; total funding rises to $4.2 billion in 2018: NASSCOM

The key growth areas in the startup sector were enterprise software, fintech, healthtech marketplace and edutech.

$4.3-bn raised in total by start-ups from January to September says Nasscom
News & Analysis

$4.3-bn raised in total by start-ups from January to September says Nasscom

Start-ups in the country have been able to create an estimated 40,000 new jobs over the year.