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Automation to replace lakhs of entry, mid-level IT executives: Mohandas Pai

Automation to replace lakhs of entry, mid-level IT executives: Mohandas Pai

Increasing automation would shave off 10 percent of incremental jobs in India's IT sector each year even as half of middle-level managers would also bear the brunt in the era of artificial intelligence, says industry veteran T V Mohandas Pai.

Apps, websites should be free to decide on free data: Nasscom

IT industry body Nasscom has said telecom regulator Trai should give complete flexibility to apps and websites for deciding on provisions for rewarding free data to customers.

Become independent of visas and hire locally: Infosys

Become independent of visas and hire locally: Infosys

Terming the debate around visa-related issues as "rhetoric", Infosys chief Vishal Sikka today said the company is working on becoming "independent of the visa issue" as much as possible and hire more locals.

Nasscom opposes states' entry tax on e-commerce sales

 IT industry body Nasscom on Thursday came out against a Bill introduced by the Gujarat government to levy entry tax on consumers for inter-state e-commerce and similar practices of some other states, saying it poses a significant challenge.

NIIT Q2 net profit doubles to Rs 20.8 crore

Talent and skills development company NIIT Wednesday said its consolidated net profit has more than doubled to Rs 20.8 crore for the September quarter on the back of strong turnaround post its restructuring.

India ranks 3rd in global startup ecosystems

India ranks 3rd in global startup ecosystems

India ranks third among global startup ecosystems with more than 4,200 new-age companies, IT industry body Nasscom said Tuesday.

Croatian bank selects Infosys software for payment service

The Finacle solution will also help the bank to comply with single euro payments area (SEPA) requirements and support Croatia`s harmonisation process with the European Union regulations and payment service directive.

Visa row: Nasscom sees attempts to portray Indian IT negatively

Asserting that Indian IT firms have always remained compliant with the US visa regulations, Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar said its members continue to cooperate with the US authorities in respect of any requests for information.

American IT industry calls for raising cap on H-1B visas

More than 5,45,000 tech jobs remain vacant in the US which is having a deep impact on Silicon Valley-based firms, American IT industry has said while arguing in favour of raising the cap on H-1B visas to attract the brightest minds from across the globe.

IBM to set up data centre in India

The US-based firm has made a USD 1.2 billion investment in cloud centres across major markets globally.

IT industry against a single digital European market

It is a new platform regulation as a way to affect the market position of US-headquartered tech companies.

Indian IT industry body bats for net neutrality

Asserting that the all-pervasive internet had become an aspect of modern living, an Indian IT industry body on Tuesday favoured net neutrality so that it is accessible for the common good of all.

US IT industry opposes Obama's move to tax overseas earning

IT industry and the Republican leadership has opposed US President Barack Obama's move to tax overseas earnings, saying that this is bad for global competition of US companies.

Jaitley bets on IT industry for ''Digital India'' success

The government would rely on the IT industry for the success of its "Digital India" initiative and realisation of its "Make in India" campaign, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Wednesday.

Govt aims to make $15 bn IoT industry in India by 2020

Internet of Things, or IoT, can be loosely described as a network of inter-connected devices that can be accessed through the Internet.

TCS joins US-based IT industry body

Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest infotech company, has joined the US-based Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, it was announced Monday.

India IT spending to grow 10% to $73.3 bn in 2015: Gartner

Digital businesses is also impacting jobs.

We can once again become bellwether of IT industry: Sikka

Vishal Sikka has been tasked with putting the firm back on the growth trajectory at par with peers like TCS and HCL Technologies.

Tech Mahindra aims to clock $5 billion revenues by FY17

Tech Mahindra, India's fifth largest software services exporter, is on track to become a USD 5 billion dollar company by fiscal 2017, a top company executive said on Friday .

Nasscom bats for Amazon dealers in Karnataka

The Karnataka government should facilitate the growth of e-commerce by removing tax issues faced by dealers of global e-tail major Amazon India in selling goods in the state.