The BPO sector in the country is up against heavy odds in wake of Supreme Court's order banning diesel cabs in Delhi and the National Capital Region, as per a letter written by the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
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.
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.
The 25 percent limit on single-vendor sales on e-commerce marketplaces having foreign investment is aimed at ending the monopoly of a few big sellers and encouraging more small and medium players to sell their goods online, a senior official said.
Having failed so far to come up with a coherent policy on net neutrality, the Narendra Modi government must guard against allowing Digital India to become a surrogate for the interests of big corporations, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday.
Countering allegations of gatekeeping in website selection on its free internet platform Free Basics, Facebook today said it is open to the scrutiny of the process by any third party agency like IAMAI or Nasscom.
Indian IT industry's representative body Nasscom has announced roping in of social media giant Facebook for its innovation programme to make the creative developer community build the next billion applications (apps) and mobile websites in the country.
Karnataka government may ask e-commerce companies to pay a one percent levy on the payments made by buyers to sellers. The step not only will make online shopping costlier, other states may follow suit.