The Disruptive Potential of Blockchain in Media and Entertainment

Damodar Sahu   Blockchain is currently one of the most widely discussed and hyped technologies. Many readers are familiar with Blockchain as the underlying enabling technology developed for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, provides this summary in his book on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. “In essence, […]

Spotlight on US-India biz at Berkeley Haas conference

The matters discussed included trade wars, IPR, red tape, privacy and innovation Ritu Jha More than 250 people, including academics, executives, entrepreneurs, researchers and students attended the third-US-India Conference, held September 7 at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley, California. The daylong conference built around the theme “A transforming India: tapping growth opportunities” discussed […]

ITServe welcomes clarified OPT rules

Students training under the program are no longer limited to training at the employer’s principal place for business   Ritu Jha   The US Citizenship and Immigration Services clarified the ‘reporting responsibilities for students and employers participating in the STEM OPT program,” a step welcomed by ITServe Alliance Inc, a non-profit organization with over 1,000 […]

TCS case heads to court

Faced with charges of discrimination, the IT firm cannot avoid a trial Ritu Jha IT behemoth TCS faces trial in November over charges that it engaged in racial and national discrimination. The lawsuit against TCS, an India-based consulting and outsourcing company offering services to companies in the United States and around the world, was filed January […]

USCIS defends changes in OPT rules

The agency said it aims to safeguard the immigration system and ensure US workers get the most protection   Ritu Jha   The memo that prohibits work-authorized students to take up jobs for third-party client site was carried out in response the President’s Buy American, Hire American Executive Order, according to the US Citizenship and […]