Tech companies flag licensing, non-personal data terms
Their apprehensions include sharing of non-personal data with the government, exceptions that the government has given itself, verification of social media users, certification requirements from the Data Protection Authority, and missing timelines for implementation of the bill.
2.85 lakh jobs created in DPIIT recognised startups: Piyush Goyal
As on November 21, 2019, SIDBI has committed Rs 3123.20 crore to 47 SEBI re...
India Inc has long way to go in employing disabled people
Only 34 lakh of the about 1.34 crore people with disabilities (PwDs) in the employa...
Indian tech firms are looking beyond traditional hubs to set up shop in the US
American headhunters also say that cities like Austin and Seattle are becoming technology hubs.
Nasscom joins hands with VIT to facilitate training
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote hiring across the industry and ensuring there is a well-equipped and industry ready workforce, Nasscom would showcase the conduct of Assessments and Certification on Qualification Packs and National Occupational Standards, said the industry body in a press release.
US body, COAI, others, question Trai's attempt to regulate cloud service providers
In its response to the Trai consultation paper on cloud services, the US India Business Council (USIBC) said there’s more than sufficient regulation of cloud services in the industry and Indian CSPs should not be subject to new regulation. COAI, an industry body that represents private telcos, too questioned Trai’s authority to regulate CSPs.
Citing NASSCOM, govt says 3.9-4.3 lakh direct lakh jobs created in startups founded in 2009-19
Citing a NASSCOM report, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha that investments in start-ups were steady with $4.4 billion in January to September 2019 across 450 start-ups at a 5% year-on-year growth.
Geospatial industry leaders seek integrated geospatial policy under PMO-led agency
At present, India has as many as 17 national-level geospatial policies and rules (four in draft stage) under six ministries/departments. There are no clear guidelines on data sharing between various ministries and their departments. When a department gathers data for its own use, it doesn’t share the information with another arm of the government.
Two years on, how Trump's BAHA law is making life tough for Indian H-1B seekers
The going has been tough for techies working on IT projects onsite, especially since April 2017.
We need to put reskilling on steroids in India: Debjani Ghosh, Nasscom
We need to ensure we have a talent surplus when it comes to digital skills.
Nasscom picks its top 10 innovative tech firms of 2019
he ten startups, which have been picked from Nasscom’s Emerge 50 awards finalists, are from a wide range of sectors including Software as a Service, retail technology, fintech, logistics, healthcare, cyber security, internet of things, etc. The startups will be felicitated at the Nasscom Product Conclave 2019.
Nasscom to help Karnataka to rewrite labour regulation
Nasscom’s will help the Karnataka govt rewrite labour regulation in a way that it aligns with the changing requirements of private businesses. The co will also bring more services online to reduce interface between industries &labour offices.
Over 1,300 startups added in 2019, over 8,900 tech-startups in India now: Nasscom
India also witnessed the addition of seven Unicorns this year till August taking the total tally to 24 - the third highest.
TiE Global Summit 4.0 to emphasise on global outreach for startups
TiE has been a leading organisation in fostering the entrepreneurial ecosystem around the world. In a span of nearly two decades, TiE has created a massive network of startups, investors, mentors, academia and brought together all stakeholders to bolster global entrepreneurship.
‘IT services & tech startups help put India on the AI path’
For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to run on big data, Indian companies require technology that will digitise and store data. Industry is now increasingly adopting this infrastructure. Since legacy systems are slow to change, they are the laggards.
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