IT

  • Mass lay-off at TCS: Should the government step in? 4 days ago

    Young Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) professionals took to the streets in protest demanding government intervention in stopping the lay offs on Thursday. ...
  • Automation to cause temporary replacement of jobs: Vishal Sikka 6 days ago

    Davos: As companies are moving towards automation, Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka on Wednesday said that there would be temporary replacement of jobs and lower IT costs. Sikka, who was speaking as a panelist in a session on 'Inclusive Growth in the Digital Age' at the World Economic Forum, said that...
  • IT sector employees earn highest salary of Rs 341.8/hour: Report 1 week ago

    New Delhi: With a median gross salary of Rs 341.8 per hour, the IT sector in India has emerged as the most lucrative sector in India, followed by finance where employees get Rs 291 per hour, a report says. According to leading online career and recruitment solutions provider, Monster India, those...
  • Living It Up: 10 crore Indians suffer from hypertension January 17, 2015

    In this episode of Living It Up, we tell you how important is a balanced diet for a disease free life. In India 10 crore people suffer from hypertension and the figure shall cross 20 crore by 2030. ...
  • Delhi elections: I-T Department launches black money complaint centre January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has set up a toll-free control room for the general public to alert it about any suspicious movement of "large sums of cash" in the national capital in the run up to the Assembly polls. The investigation wing of the department has set up...
  • Living It Up: A balanced diet for an active life January 11, 2015

    In this episode of Living It Up, we tell you what to and how much to eat for and active life. ...
  • Keira Knightley makes first appearance since baby news January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Keira Knightley made fer first public appearance since the news of her pregnancy broke, and she chose a loose dress to conceal her baby bump. Knightley, who is married to musician James Righton, posed for photographs at the the 2015 AFI Awards Luncheon held at the Four Seasons...
  • Infosys beats estimates, Q3 profit up 13 per cent January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter, posted a 13 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Friday, beating estimates, as it won more outsourcing contracts from Western clients. Infosys, which provides IT services to clients including Apple Inc, Wal-mart Stores and Volkswagen, said profit in the quarter ended December...
  • Over 10 crore Pakistan mobile subscribers may lose connections December 29, 2014

    Islamabad: A huge number of pre-paid mobile phone users in Pakistan may lose their connections since telecom operators have expressed their "inability" to re-verify the subscribers within a 28-day deadline set by the government. The telecom operators had sought 150-200 more days for completion of the re-verification process. Otherwise, they say,...
  • Tech in 2014: The first-of-its-kind products launched this year December 24, 2014

    Though the year 2014, in consumer technology, has not been the year of anything that we can remember it by, it, however, witnessed the arrival of a few first-of-its-kind products and ideas that might have laid the foundation for coming trends. For instance, Apple that had redefined the smartphone market...
  • Watch: Journey of Maveric systems December 21, 2014

    The journey of Maveric systems has empowered many. Maveric offers growth and opportunities to all its employees. ...
  • Selena Gomez grieves over Justin Bieber at Taylor Swift's birthday bash December 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez reportedly cried and threw a fit over her on-off boyfriend Justin Bieber at her friend and country singer Taylor Swift's 25th birthday. The 22-year-old 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker shocked everyone at Swift's party with her outburst, reported Us magazine. "She shouted, 'No one understands me!...
  • NComputing adjudged the 'Greenest' Technology at the Express IT 2014 Awards December 17, 2014

    NComputing, the leader in client virtualisation solutions, was adjudged the 'greenest' technology at the Express IT Awards 2014. With over 300 companies contesting this year, NComputing won the Gold in the 'Green Technology Awards' category for its commitment to environment sustainability through technological innovation. Zoho Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services...
  • Living It Up: Depression in children December 14, 2014

    In this edition of 'Living It Up', we talk about the growing depression in children. Irritability, continued sadness and social withdrawl are some of the symptons associated to depression. ...
  • Selena Gomez clarifies she isn't dating Justin Bieber, but has 'respect and love for him' December 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez has revealed that she is not dating anyone currently. The 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker, who split from on-and-off boyfriend Justin Bieber, said she does not even know how to use dating applications, reported Ace Showbiz. Asked whether she's currently dating anyone and interested in...
  • Trillion dollar IT trade deal on a knife-edge at the WTO December 12, 2014

    Geneva: A trillion dollar deal at the World Trade Organisation to reduce tariffs in the vast information technology sector will stand or fall in the next 24 hours, trade diplomats said on Thursday. But late on Thursday one trade official involved with the talks said a deal would be very unlikely...
  • Satyam scam: Ramalinga Raju, Rama Raju sentenced to 6 months in jail December 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Special Economic Offences Court in Hyderabad sentenced Satyam founder-chairman B Ramalinga Raju and his brother Rama Raju to six months in jail in the Rs 617 crore income tax fraud case. The brothers have also been fined Rs 10 lakhs in five separate cases. In connection with the complaints...
  • Living It Up: The sitting syndrome December 7, 2014

    In this edition of 'Living It Up', we explore how the sitting syndrome can impact your health. ...
  • Robert Downey Jr. used to sing for charity December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. says he used to sing in shopping centres to raise money for music education. The 49-year-old says he produced a series of unplanned concerts, reports contactmusic.com. "When I was growing up, it was a given that if you wanted to have that initial exploration into music,...
  • India-made messaging app Catch It to go global November 27, 2014

    Singapore: "Catch It" will be the first India-made app to be marketed globally, its Gurgaon-based producer said. Catch It, which enables users to share images, videos, contacts other communications, was among the six finalist apps in the first SingTel Group-Samsung Regional Mobile App Challenge announced yesterday. "Catch It is designed for the...
  • Technology Sector working professionals to consider business education – Relevance and options November 19, 2014

    The slowing growth rate in the Indian IT industry has had its share of impact on the capability of the current middle management layer in the industry. The late 1990s and early 2000s saw heady 100% quarter and quarter growth for IT companies leading them to hire fresh engineers at...
  • London: Sachin Tendulkar gives insights into his book 'Playing it my way' November 15, 2014

    During the book tour for his autobiography "Playing it my way" in London, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said that this book has many facets of his life which have never been written or talked about earlier including his "personal life with Anjali." ...
  • Toughest bit for me to cover my personal life with Anjali: Sachin Tendulkar November 15, 2014

    Speaking in London on his autobiography tour, Sachin Tendulkar shares his secretes which he revealed in his book 'Playing It My Way'. ...
  • US, China reach 'understanding' on IT tariff cuts: White House November 11, 2014

    Beijing: The United States and China have "reached an understanding" on an agreement to reduce tariffs on information technology trade, the White House said, in what Washington called a boost to WTO efforts to slash trade duties. Washington hopes the move would "contribute to a rapid conclusion" of negotiations in Geneva...
  • IT sector hiring may nearly halve by 2018: Crisil November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Ratings agency Crisil on Monday said the information technology sector is likely to lose its position as a mass employment engine and new recruitments will nearly halve over the next three years, even though companies will continue to report good revenue growth. "Despite healthy revenue growth of 13 per cent...
  • Watch: Red Hat presents 'Transform IT, transform your business' November 9, 2014

    President and CEO of Red Hat Jim Whitehurst said that Web 2.0 companies solved their IT related issues internally via open source instead of using expertise from third party vendors. Cloud computing and big data have seen expansion due to companies solving their problems internally. ...
  • When Arjun punched his friend at school for blaming dad Sachin Tendulkar November 8, 2014

    While the life of celebrities looks all rosy from outside, it really isn't true. One example of that is how their children cope with the pressure of being celebrity kids. And Sachin Tendulkar's son, Arjun, is no exception. When India failed to cross the group stage for an early exit from...
  • Is Sachin Tendulkar right or wrong in avoiding match-fixing issue in his book? November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar may have invited criticism for skirting the match-fixing issue that rocked Indian cricket in 2000 in his autobiography 'Playing It My Way' but eminent lawyers have backed the icon saying it was the "prerogative of a celebrity like him to express himself in a manner he...
  • India can win the 2015 World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar November 8, 2014

    London: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar believes India stands a good chance of winning the next World Cup. He was asked to make his forecast for the 2015 championship at the launch of his autobiography at the Lord's Cricket Ground here on Friday. "I feel India can surprise a lot of people and...
  • I doubted my ability to bat at the debut itself: Sachin Tendulkar November 7, 2014

    International Test debuts can be intimidating and Sachin Tendulkar could not have imagined a tougher one when he padded up against pace legends Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis in 1989 - the experience leaving him so scarred that he doubted his ability to continue at the highest level. In his just-released...