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India’s third-largest software services company by revenue posted a profit of Rs.3,982 crore in the three months ended December 31, a 26.7% increase from the previous quarter,(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)

HCL Tech Dec qtr profit jumps 27% to Rs.3,982 crore

By Nandita Mathur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:55 AM IST
The strong performance prompted HCL Tech to lift its revenue forecast for the March quarter. It expects revenue during the quarter to grow 2-3% in constant currency terms, up from its previous estimate of 1.5-2.5%.
The new laws will not affect articles and comments on news websites, and there will be additional measures to protect free speech.(iStockPhoto)
The new laws will not affect articles and comments on news websites, and there will be additional measures to protect free speech.(iStockPhoto)

New UK law set to fine social media firms up to £18mn for illegal content

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:44 AM IST
The new rules, intended to enforce a “new age of accountability” for social media, includes the power to hold senior managers of the tech companies liable.
To improve awareness about phishing, organizations should conduct routine tests on employees with fake phishing emails, Cyble recommends.(Cyble Inc)
To improve awareness about phishing, organizations should conduct routine tests on employees with fake phishing emails, Cyble recommends.(Cyble Inc)

Indian tech companies need to buckle up: Cyble

UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 05:51 PM IST
In the last 12 months, Cyble has observed a significant uptick in cybercriminal activities, including a number of threat actors actively targeting the nation.
Twitter’s Dorsey will warn the committee that eroding the foundation of Section 230 could significantly hurt how people communicate online(Reuters photo)
Twitter’s Dorsey will warn the committee that eroding the foundation of Section 230 could significantly hurt how people communicate online(Reuters photo)

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs will defend law protecting tech platforms before US Senate panel

Washington | By Reuters| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 06:00 PM IST
The hearing comes after Republican President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for tech companies to be held accountable for allegedly stifling conservative voices
Jeremy and his brother, Tom Jauncey, are the guys behind Beautiful Destinations, a social media-led travel community started in 2012
Jeremy and his brother, Tom Jauncey, are the guys behind Beautiful Destinations, a social media-led travel community started in 2012

Meet HT Brunch’s newest columnist: travel entrepreneur and founder of the world’s largest travel community, Jeremy Jauncey

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 04:55 PM IST
The founder and CEO of Beautiful Destinations is set to launch a fortnightly Q&A column starting September 13
Kapoor says that after a point only talent matters
Kapoor says that after a point only talent matters

Kunal feels that today, the audience is only interested in merit not legacy

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Kunal Kapoor says that singling out the film industry for nepotism is unfair as it exists everywhere, however, after a point it does not matter whose son daughter or relative you are
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)

Tech firm evacuates 2 sites as coronavirus infection rises to 3 in Hyderabad

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 05:49 PM IST
The latest infection also forced a tech company to evacuate two of its campuses in the city after one of its employees tested positive.
Data-driven innovation, on the other hand, is centred on identifying efficiency gaps in traditional business models and fixing them using an assortment of data mining and predictive analytics(Digital Storm/Shutterstock.com)
Data-driven innovation, on the other hand, is centred on identifying efficiency gaps in traditional business models and fixing them using an assortment of data mining and predictive analytics(Digital Storm/Shutterstock.com)

Reforming competition law for the digital age | Opinion

By Ananth Padmanabhan
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 06:15 PM IST
It’s important to address the issue of data dominance that an acquisition in the tech industry could throw up.
63 moons technologies filed the suit on June 12 against former Union minister P Chidambaram.(ANI PHOTO.)
63 moons technologies filed the suit on June 12 against former Union minister P Chidambaram.(ANI PHOTO.)

Chidambaram seeks documents of suit filed by tech company

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 11:48 AM IST
The high court on July 24 directed Chidambaram and two bureaucrats to remain present in person or through their lawyers on October 15 to respond to the claims made by the company, formerly known as Financial Technologies Ltd.
Currently there are 187 active unicorns in the US.(Image for representational purposes only)
Currently there are 187 active unicorns in the US.(Image for representational purposes only)

More expensive than ever to become unicorn in US: Report

San Francisco | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 04:51 PM IST
In addition to a stable initial round of financing, the median unicorn financing round has held relatively steady for years now, shifting between $130 million and $175 million since 2015.
IIT-B’s rise in global rankings has helped during placements in 2018-2019.(HT photo)
IIT-B’s rise in global rankings has helped during placements in 2018-2019.(HT photo)

1,101 students placed with gross salary Rs.14.11 per annum claims IIT-Bombay report card

Hindustan Times,Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 09:03 AM IST
IIT-B placement report for 2018-19, the average gross salary offered on the campus increased to 14.11 lakh per annum from 12.32 lakh, while the average cost to company rose to 17.49 lakh from 15.69 lakh. The number of students who got placed also rose to 1,101 from 1,086, and the number of offers from core engineering and technology firms increased to 382 from 324.
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India’s IT growth story finds new frontiers in smaller cities

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 02:43 PM IST
State government incentives, availability of trained manpower and vacant tracts of land are driving this growth.
In 2018, Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world’s second largest smartphone vendor
In 2018, Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world’s second largest smartphone vendor

Techilicious with Rajiv Makhni: Should you buy a Huawei or an Honor phone?

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 11:58 PM IST
Here’s clearing the air and telling you why you should go ahead
A new investigation would come as backlash grows against major tech companies that dominate key segments of the online economy.(REUTERS)
A new investigation would come as backlash grows against major tech companies that dominate key segments of the online economy.(REUTERS)

US preparing antitrust probe of Google: Report

San Francisco | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 12:12 PM IST
Justice department officials share antitrust oversight with the Federal Trade Commission, which conducted a wide-ranging investigation of its own into Alphabet-owned Google that ended in 2013 with no action taken.
The report states that Gurugram has an office stock of 60million sqft, second highest in India after Bengaluru (155million sqft).(HT Photo)
The report states that Gurugram has an office stock of 60million sqft, second highest in India after Bengaluru (155million sqft).(HT Photo)

‘Gurugram among top 5 IT hubs in Asia Pacific’

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Anshuman Magazine, chairman and CEO, India, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa, CBRE said, “Improved access to incubator and accelerator programmes and a vast pool of skilled IT talent based in the Delhi-NCR and Bangalore have supported the cultivation of new ideas.
Red Computer Keyboard with balloons showing Fake News or Facts(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Red Computer Keyboard with balloons showing Fake News or Facts(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Does India need a law criminalising fake news?

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:00 AM IST
If India were to move in the same direction as Singapore and enact a law, it should do so with caution to ensure that the intent of the law isn’t to stifle freedom of speech but to safeguard citizens from the dangers of fake news and false information.
After Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Apple’s Tim Cook now wants government regulation of tech companies(AFP)
After Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Apple’s Tim Cook now wants government regulation of tech companies(AFP)

A cautious regulation of tech companies may address many of its ills

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:55 PM IST
Tech world now wants it to be regulated by government. This is a big departure from the open internet that Silicon Valley had been evangelising all along
In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc., the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July(REUTERS)
In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc., the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July(REUTERS)

Amazon says will not operate China marketplace site from July 18

Bloomberg | By David Ramli and Spencer Soper
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2019 12:55 PM IST
Starting on July 18, customers logging in to Amazon’s Chinese web portal, Amazon.cn, will only see a selection of goods from its global store, rather than products from third-party sellers.
There is one and only one reason for this explosion of such information: an unerring lack of commitment on the part of the digital platforms that host it to do anything about the spread of disinformation(Shutterstock)
There is one and only one reason for this explosion of such information: an unerring lack of commitment on the part of the digital platforms that host it to do anything about the spread of disinformation(Shutterstock)

Technology companies are taking Indian users for a ride

By Dipayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 06:18 PM IST
The world needs a new social contract — a compact that holds the digital sector accountable to the public
Insurance technology as a segment in the overall fintech ecosystem is still at a nascent stage. However, there are 146 active companies in this segment(Getty Images)
Insurance technology as a segment in the overall fintech ecosystem is still at a nascent stage. However, there are 146 active companies in this segment(Getty Images)

Insurance tech gets crowded

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sonali Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Insurance technology companies seem to be attracting investors’ attention since 2018. In the first two months in 2019, out of the $397 million raised by fintech companies, $220 million was pumped into insure tech companies, according to Tracxn Technologies Pvt Ltd, a data analytics firm.
The Trump administration has unveiled yet more tweaks to the rules for the H-1B visa programme(AFP)
The Trump administration has unveiled yet more tweaks to the rules for the H-1B visa programme(AFP)

Turn the H-1B rule tweaks into an opportunity

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 05:44 PM IST
The recent change in the visa regime will give an edge to applicants with degrees from US institutions and make it a little more difficult for Indian outsourcing firms to hire from overseas
The Modi government has rightly prioritised technology in the Indian economy through the Digital India initiative, and the tech industry supports many aspects of the programme(PTI)
The Modi government has rightly prioritised technology in the Indian economy through the Digital India initiative, and the tech industry supports many aspects of the programme(PTI)

India should move from protectionist to forward-leaning data policies to spur investment

By Dean Garfield
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 05:26 PM IST
India is also incredibly exciting for the tech sector because the Indian people are eager for the latest technologies and services and want to be part of the global digital community. Unfortunately, intentional or not, India is closing its doors to tech companies.
Cellphones, spirituality and Pakistan-administered Kashmir on the reading list this week.(HT Team)
Cellphones, spirituality and Pakistan-administered Kashmir on the reading list this week.(HT Team)

HT Picks: This week’s most interesting books

By HT Team
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 10:16 PM IST
This week’s good reads include a book that tells you how to reclaim your life from technology, another that takes you into Pakistan-administered Kashmir, and one that dazzles with its pictures of India’s spiritual traditions
Getting his teeth into a sale: At the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan.(Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Getting his teeth into a sale: At the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan.(Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Review: Sell; The Art, the Science, the Witchcraft by Subroto Bagchi

Hindustan Times | By Sujoy Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 05:55 PM IST
Each of the 30 chapters in Subroto Bagchi’s crisply narrated book carries a serious sales mantra
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