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    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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    Zensar Technologies to switch to work from anywhere80% Indians faced tech issues while working from home, study findsGenePath Diagnostics develops quantitative COVID-19 test kit for drug makersUnited States Department of Labor proposes increase in H-1B wages
    US judge denies preliminary injunction on H-1B visa banNew Jersey-based firm Savantis Solutions to pay $345,365 to settle H-1B pay claimsHit by Covid, IT firm Sonata looks for new business opportunitiesTech startups have come to the fore to find solutions for easy unlocking of public spaces
    Indus App Bazaar crosses 100 million users in IndiaHow 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 Games
    PUBG ban brings opportunity for Indian gaming firms to boost their domestic market shareTrump may finally be close to fulfilling 2016 poll promise of an H-1B visa overhaulH-1B visa: Denial rates for IT services companies continue to remain highHere is how the process of virtual onboarding is playing out at Indian IT companies
    US embassies in India to accept applications for certain visa categories, including H-1B renewalsCovid 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 system
    IBM India builds AI Community with startupsUS 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 US
    H-1B visa approvals soar to highest in quarter to June since Trump became PresidentIndian 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 overlap
    Covid impact: Global in-house centres revive their hiring plansTrump 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 offshore
    ABB India launches online marketplace portal eMartUS 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 year
    India should emulate South Korea, Israel to become self-reliant in crucial technologies: C P GurnaniBill 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 contracts
    Coronavirus pandemic: Half of KPIT employees to permanently work from homeCourt 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 contracts
    As outsourcing increases, Indian IT looks at hiring over 100,000 people this yearMid-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 margins
    VMware sees increased demand for security and app modernisation in IndiaPersistent 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 solutions
    Conversational commerce platform Niki reports 50% revenue growth during lockdownSterlite Technologies aims to double revenue in three yearsCybage to focus on partnerships for enterprise businessIn the pandemic, digital banks are driving business for services firms
    Business groups file petitions against Trump's ban on non-immigrant work visasUS 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 Director
    Tata Communications sees demand for IoT solutions rise as factories resume operationsSpouses, 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: Survey
    Indian nationals file lawsuit against H-1B/H4 travel ban by Trump administrationDonald 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: NFAP
    US tech firms file amicus curiae brief against ICE decision on international studentsIndian 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 FY20
    Manufacturing firms turn to virtual training during lockdownMphasis 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 order
    UK may look to tap into international students impacted by Trump decisionTech 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 Mahindra
    USCIS furlough to further impact US immigration processTechM 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 USCIS
    Indian IT firms cash in on back-to-work solutionsAfter 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 Institute
    Spouses on H4 visas stuck in India following Trump's banIdentity 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 suspension
    Donald Trump's H-1B visa suspension: An explainerNasscom 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 December
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