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Cognizant lays off employees across multiple India locations
Vinod AJ, general secretary of the All India Forum for IT Employees (AIFITE), said Cognizant employees across Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Kochi and Kolkata have been affected.
TechM sees clients invest in tech in Covid-19 times; H-1B suspension will increase offshoring: C P Gurnani
Gurnani said clients will invest in tech in Covid times while H-1B suspension will increase offshoring.
Sify partners with Talview to bring remote proctoring solutions to its iTest platform
Sify’s iTest is a platform providing end-to-end admission, recruitment and assessment engine. iTest has hosted approximately 4 million assessments online in the last year.
Microsoft launches digital skills programme, aims at skilling 25 million people globally
"Talent is everywhere but the opportunity is not. Over and over again, we see that when people have access to education and skilling, they create new economic opportunity for themselves, as well as their communities," said the India-born Nadella in a webcast.
Personal details of 1.29 million Limeroad customers up for sale on darkweb: Cyble
“As part of our regular deepweb and darkweb monitoring, we came across a threat actor who claimed to have around 1.29 million customer records of LimeRoad. The data seems to be legitimate,” said Cyble.
China says India's ban on Chinese apps may violate WTO rules
"India's measure selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds, runs against fair and transparent procedure requirements, abuses national security exceptions and (is suspected of) violating WTO rules," Ji Rong, spokesman at the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, said in a statement.
A 3-point guide to make your Storage Infrastructure Future Proof
Market dynamics is no longer the same, like it used to be a few years ago. It continues to evolve at a breakneck pace since businesses of today are more focu...
Trump visa freeze endangers India tech industry’s talent model
The most recent visa curbs threaten to hammer outsourcers’ current model of talent deployment.
Cyber attack on NHAI email server, no data loss
"A ransom ware attack on NHAI email server took place yesterday night. The attack was foiled by the security system and email servers were shut down from safety point of view," NHAI Chief General Manager, IT, Akhilesh Srivastava, said.
Microsoft to open a 4000-employee campus in Uttar Pradesh
The virtual agreement by Microsoft India MD Rajiv Kumar took place in a discussion with the state's MSME minister Sidharth Nath Singh and will soon be followed by a site visit conducted by Microsoft.
Oracle launches second data centre in India
The centre is expected to meet increased demand for secure cloud services from existing and new clients, Shailender Kumar, regional managing director, Oracle India told.
Indian IT likely to reprioritise China business: Analysts
Economic stress and unstable geopolitical relations are impacting IT firms' already struggling units.
Uncertainty, risk of second wave challenges for IT sector, says Infosys CEO Salil Parekh
Parekh said that uncertainty around Covid and the risk of a second wave are big challenges for the sector.
Infosys helping clients deal with covid- 19 challenge: Nandan Nilekani
During the annual general meeting on Saturday, Nilekani said the pandemic has impacted the world and every country, business and individual, and it is not an easy time for any of the company and its clients are dealing with several challenges as well.
Wipro chairman Rishad Premji says blended model of work is future
Wipro chairman Rishad Premji said future of work could be a blended model and not completely work from home.
Indian IT firms cash in on back-to-work solutions
The company is providing several back-to-work tools, including smart automation, remote working and collaboration solutions, thermal sensing, workstation as a service, and digital supply chain management, among others.
Accenture narrows full-year growth guidance on uncertainty over Covid-19
Accenture has narrowed its full-year revenue growth expectations, as Covid-19 continues to impact its clients' spending. Accenture has further slashed the higher end of the growth guidance.
Indian IT workers waste 53 minutes a day on outdated tech: Salesforce report
This is marginally lower than the 57-minute average across all the countries surveyed. Conducted by YouGov Galaxy, the company surveyed over 1,000 IT leaders and workers across India, Australia and Singapore respectively.
Wipro receives multi-year deal from Germany-based energy company
The Bengaluru-headquartered tech services major said it would transform E.ON’s legacy data centre operations to hybrid cloud model by leveraging its BoundaryLess Enterprise framework and Wipro HOLMES, an artificial intelligence and automation platform.
US visa suspension likely to boost demand for offshoring, captives
The move is expected to benefit the offshore industry with US firms moving more work here.