Persistent Systems hold smart school hackathon, may work with Atal Innovation Mission
The event received 100 applications from students in Pune and Nashik, of which 40 ideas were finalised. The selected ideas are all at a prototype stage, which the students would further refine or modify over the course of the 12-hour event.
Road map for the new decade: Creating a secure future for digital payments
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20 technologies that could change your life in the next decade
The decade that’s knocking on our doors now — the 2020s — is likely to be a ti...
Diversity under lens as IT faces fresh suits in US
In December, Wipro received a lawsuit over allegations of racial discrimination by an African-American employee named Kevin Clark. The same month, India’s second largest software services exporter Infosys received a lawsuit from Cathy Szczepinski in Ohio for alleged violation of fair labour standards and denial of overtime payment.
IIT Madras alumni donates Rs 1 crore for robotics research laboratory
“Alumni have made a big difference to several of our research and teaching initiatives at IIT Madras. This interdisciplinary lab on robotics will help train several generations of students for our emerging high tech workforce,” said Mahesh Panchagnula, dean (International and Alumni Relations) at IIT Madras.
HCL Technologies expands operations in Lithuania
The company said Lithuania hosts one the largest HCL technology hubs in the European region, intended to provide infrastructure and application development management services to its nearshore clients.
View: Tax regime globally, as well as in India, is heading for some significant changes
The role of tax havens where servers can be located makes the task of a tax authority even more difficult. The debate on where MNCs should be taxed has grown interesting.
MTaI seeks streamlining of tax & duty structure to make medical devices affordable
"High customs duties have adversely impacted the costs of medical devices and equipment in India which contradicts the government's efforts to provide low cost healthcare available to masses through programs such as the AB-PMJAY," MTaI Director Sanjay Bhutani said.
Tech can solve problems around unpaid invoices for MSMEs
Delayed payments from PSUs and large corporates are one of the biggest challenges for MSMEs. In a chat with ET Digital, Co-founder and CEO, ...
EPFO to focus on subscribers' convenience, ease of doing business through digital tools in 2020
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is undertaking several digital initiatives including online Universal Account Number (UAN) generation facility for subscribers and e-inspection system for employers.
Earnings Preview: IT firms may slip a bit in December quarter
Top Indian information technology companies are expected to report slower growth momentum.
Students on hunger strike in IIT Guwahati taken to hospital
The PhD students, Vikrant Singh and Himanchal Singh, said they were “forcibly removed” from campus by police officers today. Himanchal said they were told by police that they were attempting suicide, and that was considered an offence.
Stock market update: 17 stocks hit 52-week highs on NSE
Among the stocks that touched their 52-week highs were NIIT Technologies and IIFL Securities.
Bitcoin begins year negative after 2019’s eye-catching surge
Bitcoin dropped as much as 4 per cent to fall to its lowest level since mid-December..
Tata Group intends to focus more on digital transformation as a future growth strategy: N Chandrasekaran
The chairman of Tata Sons has said that the group is on-course and executing ‘One Tata’ strategy.
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