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WhatsApp partners with NASSCOM Foundation on fighting fake news, safety on platform

The WhatsApp-NASSCOM partnership aims to reach around 100,000 people in India and train them to spot false information, provide tips and tricks to stay safe on WhatsApp.

‘IT export sector clocks $137 billion revenue’

Interestingly, the industry sectors have also expanded beyond IT services and together are almost half the industry revenues in 2018-19.

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Nasscom partners IIT-Madras for training workforce in digital skills

Under its FutureSkills Platform, Nasscom aims to re-skill/upskill four million people from the IT-ITeS industry, students entering the workforce and employees of other industries/government on digital skills

Gujarat should teach world, rather than seek advice for setting up start-up ecosystems: NASSCOM president

NASSCOM President Debjani Ghosh said about Gujarat which has so far churned out a minuscule 184 start-up firms about two years after it floated an "Electronic & IT/ITeS Start-up Policy (2016-21).

India's e-commerce market will surpass $100 billion by 2022: Report

It said that next 100 million customers will be "very different" from the existing 50 million and therefore, e-biz players "must Make in India".

Important to separate sentiment from facts on H1B: Nasscom chairman

Amid the Donald Trump administration's heightened scrutiny of H1B work visas and uncertainty among workers, Nasscom Chairman Rishad Premji has said it is important to "separate the sentiment from the fact" regarding the visas.

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IT industry: Nasscom sees slightly higher growth of 7-9 per cent next fiscal

In its outlook for the forthcoming fiscal, the industry body said that the sector continued to face various headwinds like increased protectionism, tax impact issues in US and sluggishness in technology spending.

Over 1,000 tech startups added in 2017, says Nasscom

Fin-tech start-up base is estimated to be 360 in 2017 indicating at 31 per cent year on year growth with over USD 200 mn funding received in the first half of 2017, recording a growth of 135 per cent since the comparable period in 2016, it said.

NASSCOM pushes for social impact with NASSCOM 10,000 startups event

To promote startups with social impact in the country, IT industry apex body Nasscom has launched the second edition of its "Code for The Next Billion Programme" that aims to promote internet innovation among software developers.

If employer wants productivity, employees have to be skilled and happy: NASSCOM

National Association of Software and Service Companies today advised IT companies to adopt sensitivity and transparency while dismissing an employee.

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