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| 23 September, 2020, 02:47 PM IST | E-Paper

    Priyanka Sangani

    Special Correspondent, The Economic Times

    I've spent over a decade at ET, writing on strategy and leadership for most of that time. My current interests are technology and tech startups and trying to understand more about the inner workings ...

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    How an unlikely tech leader emerged as millions of people shifted to work from homeNutanix India business grows by 42% in the past year including five months under Covid-19App ban fallout: PUBG Corporation cancels India franchisee with Tencent GamesPUBG ban brings opportunity for Indian gaming firms to boost their domestic market share
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    Covid effect: Indian companies moving critical business process to the CloudRansomware attacks have doubled year-on-year in April-July, says cybersecurity firm SeqriteUSCIS cancels plans to furlough staff, that would have frozen the American immigration systemIBM India builds AI Community with startups
    US House clears bill to raise premium processing fees, may delay USCIS furloughLawsuit challenging US non-immigration visa fee hike filed in US district courtIndian national arrested in $21 million H-1B visa fraud conspiracy in USH-1B visa approvals soar to highest in quarter to June since Trump became President
    Indian companies in top 10 H-1B applications listIT firms turn to former employees to fill open roles as business revivesLarsen & Toubro Infotech, Mindtree to avoid business overlapCovid impact: Global in-house centres revive their hiring plans
    Trump administration relaxes some rules for H-1B visasGlobal in-house centres in India revive pre-Covid-19 hiring plans, grow headcountUS tech firms support lawsuit challenging H-1B visa suspension; fear jobs will move offshoreABB India launches online marketplace portal eMart
    US tech firms including Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook join lawsuit against H-1B visa banThe shift to a work-from-home model may not get more women into workforce: Industry leadersUS President Trump's green card ban could help Indians next yearIndia should emulate South Korea, Israel to become self-reliant in crucial technologies: C P Gurnani
    Bill that would eliminate green card backlog for Indians blocked in US SenateIncentivise electronic product design to make India self-reliant, says IESA's Satya GuptaIndian IT to see little impact due to Donald Trump ban on H-1B workers in federal contractsCoronavirus pandemic: Half of KPIT employees to permanently work from home
    Court asks immigration agency to print H-1B spouses work permits within seven daysTata Communications launches new enterprise platform for post-Covid-19 workplacesDonald Trump bans H-1B technology workers from federal government contractsAs outsourcing increases, Indian IT looks at hiring over 100,000 people this year
    Mid-size IT companies invest in digital initiatives as clients take to virtual platformsUS Department of Homeland Security approves fee hike for H-1B visasTech Mahindra taps inhouse data scientists, tools to help improve marginsVMware sees increased demand for security and app modernisation in India
    Persistent Systems reports increase in multi-year deals, with 9.5% growth in revenueCloud services driving growth for Zensar as clients invest in digital transformation projectsAmid pandemic, digital banking pays off for IT industry as banks seek tech solutionsConversational commerce platform Niki reports 50% revenue growth during lockdown
    Sterlite Technologies aims to double revenue in three yearsCybage to focus on partnerships for enterprise businessIn the pandemic, digital banks are driving business for services firmsBusiness groups file petitions against Trump's ban on non-immigrant work visas
    US restrictions on skilled immigration likely to result in offshoring more jobsIndian IT firms bring back over 2,000 stranded employees from US, Europe due to Covid-19Advance.AI appoints Darshan Shah as India Managing DirectorTata Communications sees demand for IoT solutions rise as factories resume operations
    Spouses, dependents of H-1B visas in India exempt from US travel banMindtree rejigs strategy to eye large deals, tap vendor consolidation opportunity70% IT professionals believe remote ITSM has been effective during the pandemic: SurveyIndian nationals file lawsuit against H-1B/H4 travel ban by Trump administration
    Donald Trump abandons plan that would have forced out tens of thousands of foreign studentsStudents forced to return due to ICE directive are unlikely to return, warn US tech companiesInternational student enrolment in US universities could fall to post WW II levels: NFAPUS tech firms file amicus curiae brief against ICE decision on international students
    Indian consumers lucrative target for cybercriminals: Quick Heal annual security survey180 US colleges file petition against Trump student visa policyTech Mahindra CEO Gurnani earned Rs 28.57 crore, up 28% in FY20Manufacturing firms turn to virtual training during lockdown
    Mphasis to pay $171,300 to settle discrimination law suitJetSynthesys raises Rs 300 crore from existing shareholdersHarvard, MIT take Trump administration to court on student visa orderUK may look to tap into international students impacted by Trump decision
    Tech Mahindra to bid for BSNL 4G tender, says Indian firms have capabilitiesAfter H-1B ban, Silicon Valley startups look to Canada for engineering talentTech for a local TikTok is easy; making it win is tougher: CP Gurnani, Tech MahindraUSCIS furlough to further impact US immigration process
    TechM sees clients invest in tech in Covid-19 times; H-1B suspension will increase offshoring: C P GurnaniMore Americans favour increased immigration than ever before: GallupUS has just over 580,000 H-1B visa holders, says USCISIndian IT firms cash in on back-to-work solutions
    After US suspends H-1B visa, Indian engineers look at CanadaIndian IT workers waste 53 minutes a day on outdated tech: Salesforce reportVisa ban based on misreading economic data: Cato InstituteSpouses on H4 visas stuck in India following Trump's ban
    Identity theft tops Indian consumer security concerns: Unisys Security IndexIndians watch the most online video content per day: SurveyLawyers, industry bodies question economic rationale to visa suspensionDonald Trump's H-1B visa suspension: An explainer
    Nasscom says  H1-B suspension executive order misguided, urges administration to shorten ban to 90 daysDisappointed with Trump's proclamation on immigration: Sundar PichaiTrump signs order to suspend H-1B, L-1 visas till DecemberTrump likely to sign order to restrict H-1B visa by Monday
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