Cognizant India Chairman Ramkumar Ramamoorthy resigns

Ramkumar Ramamoorthy, Chairman and Managing Director at Cognizant India resigns after 22 years in the company, CEO Brian Humphries told employees today. In a major reshuffle, Cognizant also replaced the head of global delivery Pradeep Shilige and brought in former Accenture executive Andy Stafford as the new head of delivery Ramamoorthy, who was elevated as Read More …

Truecaller says disappointed by Indian Army’s ban on app for personnel

BENGALURU: Caller ID app Truecaller said it is disappointing and saddening to learn that Truecaller is among the list of 89 apps being banned by the Indian Armed Forces for their personnel. In the recent development where the Indian Army has asked its personnel to delete 89 apps from their smartphones including Facebook, TikTok, Tinder, Read More …

Collabera brings on board Karthik Krishnamurthy as CEO

BENGALURU: Global technology talent solutions provider Collabera has appointed Karthik Krishnamurthy as its new CEO, said a statement issued today. In his new role, Krishnamurthy will build upon the company’s existing position as one of the leading providers of technology and talent solutions and expand global capabilities and client reach. “I am proud of the Read More …

Virus-tracing apps are rife with problems. Governments are rushing to fix them

By Natasha Singer In April, Norway released a smartphone app, Smittestopp or “stop infection,” that records users who come into close contact for more than 15 minutes and sends alerts if they have been exposed to the coronavirus. “We can all help stop the spread of infection and save lives,” Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Read More …

Race is on to take TikTok’s vacant short-video crown

Bengaluru: Last week’s ban on TikTok has opened up the short videos market to a stream of internet players, including social media giant Facebook, content aggregator Dailyhunt, homegrown ecommerce company Flipkart, as well as streaming services like Gaana and Zee5. These companies are looking to capitalise on unprecedented user demand as the Chinese ByteDance-owned TikTok Read More …

Zoom an American company, not Chinese, says app’s India head

Mumbai: Zoom Video Communications India head said he was “shocked” at the resemblance between recently-launched video-conferencing app JioMeet and Zoom app. He said there have been a “lot of discussions internally” on pursuing a legal route. “We knew it was coming. It’s fine, it is not the first time Zoom has faced competition. Our strength Read More …

Govt sends questions to 59 Chinese apps, seeks beneficial owner details

NEW DELHI: The government has sent a list of over 50 questions to the 59 banned Chinese apps, quizzing them over their beneficial owners and countries of their incorporation, officials said. “We are sending out a list of questions to the Chinese companies,” a senior government official told ET. The questions are around the financial Read More …

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