Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Relief for Indian techies, US says no change in H-1B visa extension

In a relief for Indian techies, US authorities today said that the Trump administration is not considering any proposal that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the country. The announcement by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) came days after reports emerged that the Trump administration was considering tightening H-1B visa rules that

Google ties up with Sony, Lenovo for voice command-based smart speakers

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday its voice-controlled virtual assistant will show up this year in new tablet-like devices designed by LG Electronics Inc and Sony Corp as the technology company seeks to challenge Amazon.com Inc’s dominance in a fledgling market. Dubbed smart displays by Google, the new devices introduce tablet-like screens to speakers that

Reskilling our R&D engineers for next wave of technology: Adobe India

Industries globally, including in India, are going through a seismic change today when it comes to embracing disruptive technologies like Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Sensing the future requirements, software giant Adobe India is already reskilling employees who have the right pace to catch up with the next wave of technology, a top

Telenor CEO plans more cost cuts in 2018

Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor plans further cost cuts in 2018, Chief Executive Sigve Brekke told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference on Tuesday. “In 2018 we aim to continue the work we began last year, an agenda of digitalisation and cutting costs,” he said. Asked whether Telenor plans to expand via acquisitions, Brekke replied


Revising the deadline set by the Government, the Telecom Ministry on Monday expressed hope that second phase of Bharat Net project to provide broadband connectivity and services to 1.5 lakh gram panchayats would be completed by December this year. The original timeline for completion of the second phase was set for March 2019.