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Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

  Once India’s global claim to fame, the country’s information technology (IT) sector is seeing a spate of layoffs by IT majors like Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Infosys and Cognizant.   The churn in the IT sector — which is moving towards increasing automation, use of artificial intelligence and is beset by tightening visa regulations — [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

BRIEF-Dong Yi Ri Sheng Home Decoration Group to buy 5.3 pct stake in tech firm for 10 mln yuan

BRIEF-Dong Yi Ri Sheng Home Decoration Group to buy 5.3 pct stake in tech firm for 10 mln yuan

* Says it to invest 10 million yuan in a Beijing-based tech firm and to hold 5.3 percent stake in it after investment Source text in Chinese: goo.gl/1IeoLl Further company Coverage: (Beijing Headline News) [Source:-Reuters] [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on BRIEF-Dong Yi Ri Sheng Home Decoration Group to buy 5.3 pct stake in tech firm for 10 mln yuan

TECH TUESDAY: New technology for new parents

TECH TUESDAY: New technology for new parents

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — Technology has completely changed the way parents interact with kids, even newborns. AT&T’s Brad Philavanh stopped by Sunrise 7 Tuesday morning to share some technologies to make adjusting to life with a new baby a little bit easier. Samsung Gear S2 The Samsung Gear S2 may be able to parents who [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on TECH TUESDAY: New technology for new parents

Tech 2016: BBC News Online’s biggest technology stories

Tech 2016: BBC News Online’s biggest technology stories

Another year of tech news is nearly over. It has been an eventful 12 months. Samsung smartphones exploded, GoPro drones dropped out of the air and Pebble smartwatches met an untimely end. Facebook became embroiled in a fake news controversy, Yahoo revealed several mega-breaches, we identified the supposed creator of Bitcoin – who then went [...]

December 30, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Tech 2016: BBC News Online’s biggest technology stories

Donald Trump Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Meeting With Tech Executives

Donald Trump Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Meeting With Tech Executives

President-elect Donald Trump struck a conciliatory tone at a much-anticipated meeting with some of his most prominent opponents Wednesday, offering to work with Silicon Valley executives to foster innovation and support fairer trade deals. Part public spectacle, part private discussion, the 90-minute meeting in Trump Tower in New York marked the first time Mr. Trump [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Donald Trump Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Meeting With Tech Executives

Mind-controlled drones, Star Wars’ inspired Droids: The Amazing Technology Marvels to be exhibited at IIT-B’s upcoming Tech Fest

Mind-controlled drones, Star Wars’ inspired Droids: The Amazing Technology Marvels to be exhibited at IIT-B’s upcoming Tech Fest

Last year, IIT Bombay’s Techfest saw a staggering footfall of 1,65,000 enthusiasts in a span of three days. The Asia’s biggest Science and Technology Festival is back once again, with a bang. The fest will see an interesting lineup of events, lectures, panel discussion and competitions this season as well, but ‘IIT-B exhibition’ remains one [...]

December 12, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Mind-controlled drones, Star Wars’ inspired Droids: The Amazing Technology Marvels to be exhibited at IIT-B’s upcoming Tech Fest

Top Tech leaders to join Trump’s Technology Summit

Top Tech leaders to join Trump’s Technology Summit

Some of Silicon Valley tech giants have been invited for a summit on Wednesday held by US-President-elect Donald Trump, as reported by Recode. Top executives — Larry Page (Alphabet CEO), Tim Cook (Apple CEO), Sheryl San (Facebook COO) are some of the names that are present in the list. The gathering will be held at [...]

December 12, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Top Tech leaders to join Trump’s Technology Summit

Tech Tent: Is technology good for us?

Tech Tent: Is technology good for us?

On Tech Tent this week we ask whether the tech industry is out of touch with the real world. In the rush to disrupt every industry and to reinvent the way we live, do the tech utopians forget the negative impact some of their miraculous products can have on the lives and jobs of many [...]

December 10, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Tech Tent: Is technology good for us?

Future Tech: Seventeen Microsoft Researchers On The Technology of 2017 And 2027

Future Tech: Seventeen Microsoft Researchers On The Technology of 2017 And 2027

Microsoft asked people who hold research positions in the company to share their thoughts on future developments in their different fields. Microsoft chose 17 women in order to draw attention to the opportunity for careers for women in STEM fields. The researcher’s ideas about future technology in 2017 and 2027 make for interesting reading and the [...]

December 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Future Tech: Seventeen Microsoft Researchers On The Technology of 2017 And 2027

Capillary Technologies buys e-commerce tech firm Sellerworx

Capillary Technologies buys e-commerce tech firm Sellerworx

Mumbai: Capillary Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which offers customer relationship management software and marketing analytics for retailers, has acquired Sellerworx Online Services Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount in a stock and cash deal to strengthen its product portfolio. “Apart from offline retailers, we are now able to offer products to online sellers and marketplaces through [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Capillary Technologies buys e-commerce tech firm Sellerworx

L&T Tech raises Rs 268 cr from 13 anchor investors

L&T Tech raises Rs 268 cr from 13 anchor investors

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September 10, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on L&T Tech raises Rs 268 cr from 13 anchor investors

Farmers demand roll back of draft licensing norms on GM tech

Farmers demand roll back of draft licensing norms on GM tech

A consortium of seven farmer organisations, RPKA, today demanded that the Centre rollback draft guidelines which prescribe new norms for licensing and royalty/trait value fixation of BT cotton seeds. The Agriculture Ministry had issued a notification to this effect in May but it was withdrawn and turned into draft guidelines, seeking comments from stakeholders amid [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Farmers demand roll back of draft licensing norms on GM tech