43% Indian IT employees find moonlighting favourable: Report
The top reasons why employees work outside their jobs are to safeguard against job loss and supplement their incomes. However, employers have a different view of this tendency as 31 per cent believe that employees moonlight because they are not adequately engaged in their work and 23 per cent believe that employees have ample time on hand for a second job, according to the findings from quarterly hiring tracker by job platform Indeed.
Government lifts download ban on VLC Media Player
"This ban was put into place without any prior notice and without giving VideoLAN the opportunity of a hearing, which went against the 2009 Blocking Rules and the law laid down by the Supreme Court in Shreya Singhal v. Union of India. This was strange because VLC Media Player is an open-source software which is used by nearly 80 million Indians," IFF was quoted as saying.
JJIT Fintech powering Indian cooperative banks on their cloud journey
JJIT Fintech Pvt Ltd, a leading banking solution provider with latest emerging technologies, is already helping more than 81 co-operative banks across the country in their digital transformation.
Nvidia unlaunching 12GB graphics card after backlash
The RTX 4080 12GB model launch has now been postponed by the company, although, the 16GB variant will still launch on November 16. "The RTX 4080 12GB is a better graphics card, but it's not named right", the company said in a blog post.
India IT spending shows resilience despite global headwinds: Report
The overall drop in IT spending growth considers the recovery sentiment pervasive in Q1 2022 and the drag due to the weakening economic scenario in Q2 onwards. According to the report, the contraction in IT spending is due to reduced consumer technology spending. Enterprise technology spending is stable as enterprises continue to protect their budgets and are managing by reallocating resources to needed items.
Skill-based programmes on the rise to bridge tech talent shortage
Companies are looking at leveraging the best of tech talent to not only improve user and client experience but also for exploring new growth avenues. With companies considering an appetite to skill and learn to be a highly desirable trait among employees, skilling focused start-ups and organisations are rapidly coming up to bridge the gap.
Zoom renames chat app, brings several new features
The platform said it has already made significant investments in Zoom Team Chat's capabilities, and it will unveil even more enhancements later this month. "Our comprehensive platform makes it easy for people to connect across places, spaces, and devices, so work is well, less work. Central to the success of our platform is our persistent team collaboration and messaging hub," the company said in a blogpost.
Trend Micro's ZDI disclosed 64% of global public bugs in 2021, Cisco 2nd
According to data from global market researcher Omdia, of the 984 submissions by Trend Micro's ZDI, 36 per cent were critical, 70 per cent were classified as high severity and 45 per cent were medium severity. "Having led the charge since the very first market analysis in 2007, the ZDI has expanded its volume of vulnerability disclosures for the 15th successive year," said Sharda Tickoo, Technical Director for Trend Micro, India and SAARC.
Need for speed: The 5G promise, its enablers and roadblocks
As per Ookla Speedtest Intelligence (Q3 2021), South Korea recorded the fastest median download speed over 5G at 492.48 Mbps, leading a top 10 list that includes Norway (426.75 Mbps), United Arab Emirates (409.96 Mbps), Saudi Arabia (366.46 Mbps), Qatar (359.64 Mbps), and Kuwait (340.62 Mbps), followed by Sweden, China, Taiwan and New Zealand.
Discussions on with stakeholders on new IT Rules: Rajeev Chandrasekhar
In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, the minister said that the government's goals are aimed at ensuring open, safe, trusted and accountable internet for its users. "In this regard, this Ministry continues to have discussions with the concerned stakeholders including industry, legal experts and academicians to achieve our objectives including new legislations, amendments of the rules, etc.