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Country’s fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies has signed a five–year IT infrastructure services contract with Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT), one of the leading providers of insurance and reinsurance. As part of the deal, HCL will implement an automated cloud management platform with advanced automation capabilities. HCL will also continue to provide IT […]

Digital technology services company UST Global has announced a partnership with UXTesting, a Silicon Valley-based startup that focuses on user experience testing. Founded in 2015, UXTesting has addressed the industry need for obtaining direct user feedback in a natural setting and quantifying that data into straightforward, measurable and actionable results.‘Design for happiness’New partnership aims to […]

IT ministry is constituting industry-specific groups in areas such as mobiles, automotive electronics and consumer electronics that will offer inputs for the new electronics manufacturing policy in the works. A senior official of the Ministry of Electronics and IT said 6-7 such specialised groups will be set up over the next 1-2 days to look […]

HCL Technology’s corporate social responsibility arm HCL Foundation would pump in Rs 110 crore into a village located in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district. The funds will be utilised for the ‘Samuday’ development project that was launched in the district around two years ago. Project, which covers around 720 villages and around 90,000 households, is aimed […]

Trade unions trying to mobilise technology employees grappling with drastic changes confronting India’s IT industry have made their first breakthrough. Labour commission of Karnataka, home to the country’s largest tech hub in Banglore, has certified the formation of the Karnataka State IT/ITES Employees Union (KITU) under the Trade Union Act, 1926, and Karnataka Trade Unions […]

General Electric Company and Microsoft Corporation are due to announce a deeper partnership involving GE’s Predix industrial internet platform and Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, a senior GE executive said. Agreement broadly expands integration of Microsoft’s cloud software with GE’s Predix applications, Bill Ruh, Chief Executive of GE Digital, told Reuters late on Tuesday. Predix is […]

Government is considering iPhone maker Apple’s proposal for setting up a manufacturing unit in India, Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said today. Cupertino-based iPhone and iPad manufacturer Apple has sought certain concessions for setting up a manufacturing unit in the country.“We would like Apple to come to India (for setting up a manufacturing unit) and we […]

As the Donald Trump administration remains indecisive on healthcare legislation even after eight months in power, IT services companies are cautious on growth from the healthcare segment. Trump has made repeated efforts to push for repeal or overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare,which offered health insurance benefits to millions of poor people.IT services […]

While Google announced plans to open their India Cloud centre by the end of this year, niche cloud provider DigitalOcean continues to focus on their market of developers to maintain traction. In a market dominated by the likes of Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other enterprise cloud services, DigitalOcean’s single point of focus […]

Scientists at IIT-Madras have written a code that can help factories spot performance-dragging parameters -or why the output shot up suddenly on a particular day -by just studying patterns from large, unstructured historical data sets and producing analyses that offer rare insight to help improve productivity and quality at plants of automotive majors like Tata […]