New Tax in US Could Cause Trouble For Indian IT Industry

Indian Information Technology companies may just be in for some turbulence due to the potential of a new tax regime backed by Donald Trump aimed at discouraging US companies from outsourcing work.

Mid-level Employees in Indian IT Sector Facing Uncertain Future

Middle-level employees in the Indian IT sector are facing an uncertain future even as the industry gears up to adapt itself to the changes brought about by automation and newer technologies.

Adamant Trump Ends Techies' Dollar Dreams

H-1B priority suspension: Indian companies would have to better plan its onsite staffing in US.

Inside the TalkTalk Indian Scam Call Centre

TalkTalk customers are being targeted by an industrial-scale fraud network in India, according to whistleblowers who say they were among hundreds of staff hired to scam customers of the British telecoms giant.

Kansas Shooting: Indian IT Workers Worry For Safety

Computer professionals and students in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, a major IT hub, are apprehensive after the killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in the US last week.

San Francisco University Lays Off IT Workers, Jobs Head To India

This was the University of California's first outsourcing, said a spokeswoman who added that the layoffs were necessary due to rising costs of technology.

Protectionist Policies Threaten IT Industry

India is lobbying the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to support increased trade in services and making a case for allowing its IT professionals to work across borders with greater ease amid a rising tide of protectionism.

India Races to Get Robots Moving on The Moon

India is limbering up to take part in an international competition to get robots moving on the moon.

India to Launch 104 Satellites in Record Mission

If successful, India will set a world record as the first country to launch the most satellites in one go, surpassing Russia which launched 39 satellites in a single mission in June 2014.

Cloud Wars Heating up on Indian Turf

The fiercest competition in cloud computing is in the public cloud pie; battle lines are most visibly drawn among Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google

Shawna Pandya to Become Third Indian-origin Woman To Fly in Space

An Indian-origin neurosurgeon currently based in Canada has been shortlisted by NASA for its 2018 space mission under the Citizen Science Astronaut (CSA) programme.

H1B Visa Norm Changes: Indian IT Professionals Look at Returning Home

Many Indian IT professionals are still hopeful that the bills may not go through as it would impact the overall US marke

Indian Techies Fear US Crackdown Will Crush Their Ambition

Three bills have been introduced to Congress which reportedly seek to restructure the H-1B visa programme

Two More US Bills May Stymie Indian Tech

Two more legislations have been introduced in the United States Congress over the past two weeks that can hit the domestic tech sector's prospects.

The Silver Lining in H1B Visa Reforms

Donald Trump’s proposed H1B visa reforms is challenging in the short term for India’s IT firms, but can serve as catalyst for their transformation into global players

Indian IT Firms Were Reeling Even Before Trump’s H1B Visa Jolt

US President DonaldTrump hasn’t brought India’s outsourcing industry to the brink; but his anti-immigration stance may push it over.

Indian IT Firms Should Stop Using H-1B Visas: Narayana Murthy

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has said the Indian companies need to become more multi-cultural and should stop using H-1B visas.

Indian IT Firms to Meet Trump Officials on Visa Reform Concerns

India's software services industry is concerned about a bill introduced in the U.S. Congress seeking to double the salary paid to H-1B visa holders.

Indian IT Firms to Plead Case Before Trump Administration Officials

CEOs of India’s top IT firms will meet with US officials, lawmakers from 20 Feb to try, dissuade Trump’s team from raising requirements under H1B visa programme.

India IT Sector Fears New US H-1B Visa Bill For Skilled Workers

India is concerned that a new US bill designed to limit the entry of highly-skilled workers will have a serious impact on the country's IT industry.

Donald Trump Administration Drafts Executive Order on H1B Visas

Donald Trump’s administration has drafted an executive order aimed at overhauling the work-visa programmes tech companies depend on to hire employees.

Indian Techies, Students in US Could Face Tough Times

If implemented, the executive order could seriously hit the movement of students and skilled employees from India to the US.

Google's Sundar Pichai Criticises Donald Trump's Immigration Order

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai today criticised US President Donald Trump's controversial immigration order against people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Apple Seeks Government Help to Make in India

Apple, the maker of iPhones, has sought assurance and policy support from the government for its manufacturing plans in India.

Indian-origin CEOs Ruling The Technology Industry

From Google to Microsoft, Cognizant to NetApp -- Indians run some of the world’s biggest technology companies.

Indian IT Industry Could Suffer if Trump Gets Tough on Visas

There is growing concern that India’s $150 billion information technology industry, which relies heavily on exports to the United States, could slow and become less competitive if the Trump administration tightens rules on hiring skilled foreign workers.

New Legislation to Tighten H-1B Visas to Foreign Techies

It will ensure the "best and brightest" students being educated in the US receive preference for an H-1B visa.

How Indian IT Companies Plan to Tackle New H-1B Visa Rules

Industry watchers argue that while Indian IT companies are exploring multiple ways to mitigate the impact of visa restrictions, they have no other option but to increase hiring in overseas markets.

India Zooms Past USA in Google Play Downloads

India zipped past the US to become the top country that registered 6 billion downloads from Google's Play Store in 2016, according to analytics firm App Annie.

Apple App Store Prices Rise in India

Apple is to put up the price it charges for apps in the UK, India and Turkey.

India, USA Sign MoU

India and USA have signed a MoU between CERT under the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology of the Government of India and the Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA on cooperation in the field of cyber Security.

NRIs to Help Startups Link With Silicon Valley

The Kannadiga NRIs from the Silicon Valley are on a mission to bridge the gap between angel funding and mentoring to ensure startups in Karnataka get the much needed push.

Times Now Calls For NRI of Year Awards Registration

The awards are open to any NRI, OCI or a PIO who has stayed in USA, Canada, UK, UAE, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand and Singapore for a stipulated amount of time and has made a mark in his/her respective field.

Foxconn to Set up Manufacturing Unit For Apple in Ahmedabad

Apple’s largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is all set to open its first manufacturing store in India. The store will be in Ahmedabad

Apple Seeks Lower Taxes For Making IPhones in India

Apple wrote to the industry ministry last month seeking lower import and manufacturing duties

Apple Inc. Prepares to Move iPhone Assembly From China to India

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) took a long time to fully recognize India as a viable country to manufacture its gadgets.

Tech Stories That Rocked India in 2016

In the tech world, 2016 wasn’t a year of massive checks and volatile claims. It was a year of shutdowns, scale-backs, reorganizations, and much-needed perspective.

The $1.4B Indian Chat App Challenging WhatsApp In India

Hike was founded in 2012, and has successfully raised $175 million in a fresh round of funding.

Accenture Results Portend Gloom for Indian IT sector

Accenture’s revenue for the quarter to November rose 7% year-on-year in constant currency terms, and missed the Street’s estimates by about one percentage point.

Kindle Books in Indian Languages Could be a Game Changer

What Amazon’s new initiative will mean for publishing in Indian languages

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