Telecom

Framing relevant spectrum allocation policy, data privacy, infra sharing rules key challenges ahead of 5G rollouts: Sinha

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said framing a relevant spectrum allocation policy, creating the right infrastructure and formulating rules around its sharing coupled with related issues around data privacy are some key challenges facing the government as India readies to roll out ultra-high-speed fifth generation services. Addressing delegates at ET Telecom 5G Congress-2018 on Wednesday, Sinha

IT

IBM is being sued for age discrimination after firing thousands

A lawyer known for battling tech giants over the treatment of workers has set her sights on International Business Machines Corp. Shannon Liss-Riordan on Monday filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on behalf of three former IBM employees who say the tech giant discriminated against them based on their age when it

BPO

Indian tech CEO held in US for gaming H1-B process to help 200 foreigners

An Indian citizen, who was the CEO of two information technology companies in the US, has been arrested in connection with a multi-year visa-fraud scheme involving forged and fraudulent documents to get visas such as H1B for over 200 foreign workers. Pradyumna Kumar Samal, 49, was taken into custody as he arrived from an international

Broadcasting

Flipkart eyes stake in Star’s Hotstar

Walmart Inc’s Flipkart unit is in talks to buy a stake in Star India’s video streaming service Hotstar, the Mint daily reported on Monday, stepping up the e-commerce firm’s battle with Amazon.com Inc by expanding into video content. Flipkart’s reported talks with Hotstar come at a time when there is high demand in the country

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