The Indian IT industry, according to lobby body NASSCOM‘s projections released on Tuesday, is on course to report good numbers in 2014/15. It will cobble up revenues of $146 billion, although $14 billion of this is e-commerce revenues. That’s a first – NASSCOM never tabulated e-commerce sector revenues before but has probably […]

Nasscom expects IT industry export growth to be flat in ...

The domestic information technology (IT) industry is to seek the government’s help to do away with the four per cent duty on imported electronics components as that is becoming counter-productive. “We want to recommend to the government removal of Special Additional Duty (SAD) of four per cent on all electronics components that […]

Union Budget 2015-16: IT industry seeks duty removal to ease ...

On December 18, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), an apex lobby group for the Indian IT industry, held an event to celebrate its 25-year existence, at Bengaluru. The event itself was a mundane one, being part of its rolling, multi-city tour to mark the occasion. However, […]

For Indian IT, good times continue to roll

Virtual reality (VR), one of the technologies that always seems to be waiting in the wings, is finally ready for business prime time. Several new products are available for viewing content from Samsung, HTC, and even Google. Companies like WordViz and Giant Spoon helping generate content. While the initial uses […]

Is Virtual Reality finally ready for business use?

New launches of captive centers offshore continued to increase in the first half of 2015, according to research from outsourcing consultancy Everest Group. Companies in the manufacturing, telecommunications and technology industries, in particular, expanded their in-house presence offshore in the first and second quarters compared to last year. Manufacturers, for […]

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