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By Loknath Das On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Stocks Off To A Cautious Start, IT Stocks Advance

The stock market made a sedate cautious today as the benchmark Sensex rose marginally, led by buying in realty, IT and healthcare stocks. Positive Asian cues also supported the markets. The 30-share index traded More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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The shipping industry needs to clean up its act. Here’s where it can start.

Just north of the U.N. climate talks in Bonn, Germany, a group of shipping industry leaders gathered — well, where else? — on the water. An elegant river cruise ship, the Rhine Fantasy, was transformed More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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What is Google Jamboard, and Will it Help Your Small Business?

Small businesses sometimes need to brainstorm on a whiteboard. But, whiteboard brainstorming meetings don’t really work when you have remote colleagues. To overcome this and other challenges, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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News workers unionized. Days later, they were jobless. Was it payback?

A billionaire’s decision last week to shutter the news sites Gothamist and DNAInfo, just a week after employees voted to unionise, seemed to mark another low for unions in online media age. Owner Joe Ricketts More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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FBI Says It Couldn’t Access Nearly 7,000 Mobile Devices Because of Encryption

HIGHLIGHTS FBI said it could not retrieve data from about 7,000 devices The reason being given is encryption in the devices It has sparked off the debate between privacy and legislation The FBI hasn’t More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Expect lay-offs in IT companies as job market to shrink in the next two quarters: Survey

Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in the next six months as traditional roles are increasingly getting disrupted in the wake of automation and digitisation, a survey found out. According More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Indian IT Export To Grow 7-8% In Current Fiscal, Says Nasscom

Hyderabad: Indian IT export is projected to grow by 7-8 per cent in 2017-18, industry body Nasscom said in its guidance today. The domestic market is expected to grow 10-11 per cent, it said. The IT-BPM industry More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Atom Bank relaunches 2.2% three-year bond: is it as good this time around?

The digital bank has upped the interest rates on its fixed term savings products as follows: 1 year Fixed Saver: 1.80% AER (up from 1.70% AER) 2 year Fixed Saver: 2.00% AER (up from 1.80% AER) 3 year Fixed Saver: More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Aadhaar Must For Income Tax Return Filing, New PAN From July 1: Taxman

New Delhi: The CBDT on Friday made it clear that Aadhaar will be a “must” for filing of Income Tax Returns or for obtaining a new PAN from July 1. The policy-making body of the Income Tax Department More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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The Growing Concerns Of IT Industry And Its Workers

MUMBAI: Experienced techie Raghu Narayanaswamy lost his job recently and fears he may not get another, as analysts warn of massive layoffs across the country’s multi-billion-dollar information technology More...