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After case against Cisco, US group gathers evidence against caste discrimination in Silicon Valley
Ambedkar King Study Circle (AKSC) in California is collecting evidence following the US State’s lawsuit against networking tech company Cisco Systems for allegedly denying professional opportunities to an unnamed engineer.
Customs begins clearing stuck Chinese shipments
India Inc had petitioned the PMO as delays were hurting the process of normalisation that had...
Zoom transforms hype into huge jump in sales, customers
The company said its expects adjusted profit in the fiscal year will be $355 million ...
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V-Guard Industries and Orient Electric re slated to announce their March quarter results today.
US tightens rules to crack down on Huawei’s chip supply
A new rule, unveiled by the Commerce Department and first reported by Reuters, expands U.S. authority to require licenses for sales to Huawei of semiconductors made abroad with U.S. technology, vastly expanding its reach to halt exports to the world's No. 2 smartphone maker.
California sues Cisco for bias based on Indian caste system
California regulators have sued Cisco Systems, saying an engineer faced discrimination at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters because he is a Dalit Indian.
Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness
Based on the number of downloads, it was the most far-reaching malicious Chrome store campaign to date, according to Awake co-founder and chief scientist Gary Golomb.
Amazon, Microsoft offer little relief to small cloud clients
While Amazon Web Services, or AWS, and Microsoft are restructuring some large contracts on a case-by-case basis, according to people familiar with the decisions, smaller companies aren’t receiving the same flexibility.
Big tech swallows most of the hot AI startups
It's particularly important to have a broad, diverse community developing AI because the technology is informing more decisions and has been susceptible to bias, according to researchers. Representatives for Turi and Apple declined to comment, as did Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
Everyone wants a piece of enterprise tech companies
While corporate software may sound painfully boring, advancements in cloud computing and machine learning mean enterprise companies can give employees creative outlets. Investors liken the new opportunities to those once sparked for consumer startups by the advent of smartphones.
SoftBank Vision Fund’s Praveen Akkiraju is stepping down
SoftBank has raised roughly $2 billion for its second Vision Fund so it can start making new investments, people familiar with the matter said last month. Akkiraju’s departure follows the resignation of London-based Vision Fund partner David Thevenon.
US tech firms dominate top 10 green card application list
US tech cos have filed more green card applications for India techies as compared to their Indian counterparts.
Indian-born cyber tycoon Jay Chaudhry climbs into world's richest list
Jay Chaudhry founded Zscaler more than a decade ago after setting up and selling four other cyber startups.
Three ex-bankers win Netflix backing to shake up Bollywood
India has become a battleground for global streaming giants from Netflix to Amazon and Hotstar.
Netflix’s next big market is already crowded with cheaper rivals
The intense competition could derail Netflix’s goal of 100 million customers in India.