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03-07-2018
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1180 to Be Revealed Next Month: Report
It appears that we may see the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1180 this August. The company's current GPU line up is over two years old and despite Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stating that it would not be launching any new GPUs for "a long time", Nvidia has been sending out invites for an event at Gamescom 2018 - Europe's version of E3.
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03-07-2018
Jio Download Speed Rises in May 2018 After Dropping for 2 Months: TRAI Data
The Jio download speed rose roughly 30 percent in May 2018 over the preceding month, putting a stop to the two-month decline in download speeds the operator had been experiencing. According to data shared by telecom regulator TRAI’s MySpeed app for the month of May 2018, the Jio download speed was 19Mbps, up from 14.7Mbps in April.
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02-07-2018
Infosys, SAIL among 12 stocks analysts are betting on for next three weeks
Mirroring global peers, the domestic stock market took deep cuts during the week gone by as trade war tensions, a weakening rupee and rise in crude oil prices weighed on investor sentiment.
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02-07-2018
BNP says Indian IT ahead of curve in automation
BNP Paribas says Indian IT companies seem to be ahead of the curve in building automation technologies, compared to their global peers, and that automation would eventually boost revenues and margins for companies that had invested earlier.
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30-06-2018
Reliance Industries Acquires US-Based Telecom Solutions Provider Radisys
Radisys Corporation, an open telecom solutions provider, and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), have entered into a definitive agreement under which RIL will acquire Radisys for $1.72 (roughly Rs. 117) per share in cash, a joint-statement said here on Saturday
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30-06-2018
Promoters Will Participate In TCS’ Rs 16,000-Crore Buyback..
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. today said its promoters intend to participate in the buyback Rs 16,000 crore buyback offer that was recently announced by the software outsourcer.
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30-06-2018
Twitter, Facebook launch tools to track advertising
Twitter has Twitter, Facebook launch tools to track advertising made it easier for users to identify political campaign ads and know who paid for them, as social media platforms faced the threat of U.S. regulation over the lack of disclosure on such spending.
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30-06-2018
Central Information Technology Office Earns ISO Re-certification
By BBN Staff: On June 5, 2018, the Central Information Technology Office (CITO) was successfully re-certified as being compliant with ISO 27001:2013 standards.
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29-06-2018
What makes the Indian IT industry resilient
The resilience of the Indian information technology (IT) industry is truly amazing. In January 2017, immediately after the introduction of the H-1B Bill in the US House of Representatives, five top Indian IT companies lost over $5 billion in market c...

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29-06-2018
Almost 2 Million People From The Indian IT Sector Are Being Re-Skilled Because Of The Gap In Analytics Industry And Academia
The trend of analytics started picking up steam around the year 2015. Fast-forward to today, and now every organization understands the need for analytics and are hiring analytics professionals across verticals. In India, the scope is huge, and there is a tremendous need for analytics professionals which is only continuing to grow.    read more

29-06-2018
As Indian IT services job growth plummets, global in-house centers soar
A major irreversible shake-up is taking place in the IT services employment landscape in India that will have a big effect on how employees begin to size up their available options for the future.
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29-06-2018
IT industry hopeful of GST-related issues resolution
According to National Association of Software and Services Companies, the focus is now on pushing for centralized registration, issues around refunds and the initial issue of tax collected at source, which has been a problem for e-commerce firms since the new tax regime kicked in.
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28-06-2018
The Tech Industry Is Fighting Trump—and Mostly Losing
Legal opposition and strongly worded remarks could not defeat the president’s travel ban.

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28-06-2018
IT sector will become the largest employer of freelancers
TimesJobs, recently, conducted a survey to study the emergence of the gig economy in India. The survey analyzed responses from 2,100 HR professionals across diverse industry verticals. These findings reveal a tectonic shift in the way businesses operates.

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28-06-2018
Indian IT sector poised for "tremendous" opportunities that can rewrite the entire industry, says Nasscom president Ghosh
India's IT sector is full of opportunities that can rewrite the history of the entire software industry.

Those are the words of Nasscom president Debjani Ghosh, the first female head of the country's $167 billion software services industry.

“The most exciting thing about this industry right now and the sector right now is that we have, ahead of us, opportunities that we have never seen before," Ghosh told CNBC-TV18 on Wednesday.

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28-06-2018
Why ‘Digital India’ remains a distant dream
The internet may have transformed the Indian economy in many ways over the past couple of decades, but India continues to lag behind peer countries when it comes to internet penetration, shows the recently published findings of a global survey of over 40,000 adults conducted in 2017 by Pew Research Centre.

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28-06-2018
Indian Language Internet Users to Reach 536 Million by 2021: Google
The number of Internet users in Indian languages is expected to reach 536 million over the next four years, contributing 35 percent of $4.4 billion (roughly Rs. 30,000 crores) digital ad spend in the country, says Internet search giant Google.

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27-06-2018
Reliance Jio Adds 96 Lakh Subscribers, Vodafone Loses Over 5 Lakh Subscribers in April: TRAI
TRAI has published its telecom subscription report for the month of April, and the total number of telephone subscribers decreased by 4.85 percent compared to March. The number was at 120.622 crores at the end of March, and by the end of April, the number declined to 114.771 crores.

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27-06-2018
India Ranks 4th in the List of Top 10 Target Countries for Web Application Attacks: Akamai
India ranked fourth in the list of top 10 target countries for Web Application Attacks as bot-driven abuse and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks continued to rise from November 2017 till April this year, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Wednesday.
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27-06-2018
Why Patanjali's 'Kimbho' app is such a poorly-scripted idea
The app disappeared from Google Play Store within a day of its launch on May 31 over security and performance concerns, leaving the country's tech industry in a bit of shock.

Ref - The Economics Times    read more