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India to have 200 crore IoT devices in 4 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Internet of things (IoT) devices in India are expected to increase 10 times to 200 crore in the next 3-4 years, owing to passion for technology among the people, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. The minister said 20 crore IoT instruments are working in the country and the figure is likely to touch

All is well under the leadership of Nilekani at Infosys: Narayana Murthy

Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said stability is restored at the helm of Infosys and “all is well” under the chairmanship of Nandan Nilekani. Nilekani took charge as the non-executive chairman of India’s second largest IT services after its first non-founder CEO Vishal Sikka quit in August citing “continuous distractions”. Murthy, who last month

New AI system can work without internet

Scientists are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) system that breaks free from the internet and cloud computing, and provides greater privacy to users. New deep-learning AI software produced with that technology is compact enough to fit on mobile computer chips for use in everything from smartphones to industrial robots. That would allow devices to operate

India’s IT spending to grow 9% to $87 bn in 2018: Gartner

India’s IT spending is projected to grow 9.2 per cent $87.1 billion in 2018 on the back of consumer demand for smartphones and businesses embracing technology to be ahead of their peers, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. In 2017, India spent $79.7 billion on technology, as organisations across sectors used technology to

PayPal enters India as payment aggregator; Flipkart, Amazon not on board

Global digital payment giant PayPal Holdings announced the launch of its domestic operations in India as a “value-added payment aggregator”. Merchants offering PayPal will be able to process both local and global payments through PayPal, getting access to PayPal’s 218 million customers around the world and in India through a single integration, said the company.

HCL Technologies to invest Rs 110 cr in Project `Samuday’

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) effort, HCL Technologies is planning to invest around Rs 110 crore towards the `Samuday’ initiative which works towards the upliftment of rural areas through the use of technology. So far, the project under HCL Foundation is being implemented in the Hardoi district of Uttar Pradesh across 720

Infosys deploys more people in states to ease GSTN load

Facing criticism over glitches in the software it developed for the GST Network, Infosys Ltd has deployed more IT experts and engineers in states to steady the Goods and Services Tax return filing portal, a government official said today. Infosys, which had won the Rs 1,380 crore deal in 2015 for developing and running GST’s

HCL Technologies to start business operations in Nagpur from April 2018

HCL Technologies will start its business operations at Nagpur campus from the first week of April 2018, a senior company official said here. Training of the first batch of recruits is currently underway and the business operations will commence from the first week of April with 200 people, said senior vice president of HCL Technologies