Sewing Digital Transformation into the Fabric of the Textiles Industry

It may be one of the oldest trades, but the textiles industry has come a long way from the early days of handcrafting. Once considered a labor-intensive craft, textiles has now become a heavily technology-driven process. Thanks to advancements in predictive analytics, IoT, artificial intelligence and ERP, there is an extraordinary opportunity for textile More...

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By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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In charts: How Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services July-September earnings compare

The top two software exporters of the country have announced their earnings, cementing the concerns raised until now of a slowing growth and rising uncertainties for the IT sector. While Infosys has beaten analysts’ More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Decoding Indian IT after TCS, Infosys: Not just promoters’ attitude, the very culture needs to change

The obituary columns being written in newspapers about the Indian IT sector after the disappointing earnings of Infosys and TCS reveal the ostrich-like attitude the industry had assumed even as the impending death More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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IT sector’s transformation comes when India is struggling to create jobs: Is it in a downward spiral?

There has been some worrying news on the side of the economy which has remained confined to the business newspapers. It concerns India’s large information technology and software industry and companies like More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Bitcoin digital currency hits three-year high of $1,000

Digital currency Bitcoin has seen its value top $1,000 (£815) for the first time in three years after it ended as the best-performing currency of 2016. It traded as high as $1,029 on Tuesday, according to CoinDesk More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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UK construction sector sees strong growth

The UK’s construction sector ended 2016 well, expanding at the fastest pace for nine months in December, according to a closely watched survey. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Sports Direct chairman survives shareholder revolt

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell has survived a revolt by independent shareholders to remain in his post. Although almost 54% of independent shareholders voted against his re-appointment, Mr Hellawell was More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Ford Motors cancels $1.6bn Mexico plant

Ford has said it will cancel a $1.6bn (£1.3bn) plant it planned to build in Mexico and instead extend operations at its factory in Michigan. The US car giant will spend $700m on expanding the plant at Flat Rock. Ford More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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IT spending by banks, securities companies to hit $7.8 bn

IT spending by banking and securities firms in India is estimated to touch USD 7.8 billion in 2017, an 8.6 per cent jump from 2016, technology research firm Gartner on Thursday said. “The banking and securities More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Nasscom cuts IT export growth forecast to 8-10 pc for 2016-17

Software association Nasscom today lowered IT export growth target to 8-10 per cent for 2016-17 amid global macroeconomic headwinds and the fallout of Britain’s exit from the European Union. At the start More...