Last Updated: 23 Jan 2020 10:22 PM

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The Economic Times

  • Qualcomm expects mobile prices to dip further

    Vagadia said that despite the stress on the Indian telecom sector, the handset market has grown last year in India and is slated to grow just below 10% in calendar 2020 too. “Economies of scale are helping brands that are driving volumes, which is helping the market,” he said.

  • HCL Tech to double fresher hiring

    “Beginning this fiscal, we have also increased the compensation by 15-20% for all those we take in at the management and technical cadre,” said chief human resources officer Apparao V V. The bulk of the hires will get annual salaries of Rs 3.6-3.8 lakh.

  • Infy mirrors India plan: Eyes more campus recruits in US

    The company does not disclose how many of these are campus recruits, but sources say a growing number is from universities. It has set up half a dozen technology centres to onboard the talent pools of the future, including the newest one in Arizona where it plans to hire 1,000 people by 2023.

  • Experts write to government on cyber fixes

    Last year, the government said it planned to release a new Cybersecurity Strategy to keep up with the changing nature of technologies, platforms and threats. Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements.

  • IT rejigs its bills as deals dry up

    Financial engineering component could range from one-time discounts or deferred payment plans to upfront cheques for expected savings. The financial aspects of deals are particularly important in the legacy area, which still accounts for a significant chunk of IT services revenue despite the rise of newer technologies.

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