Qualcomm Launches Design in India Initiative

IndonesiaNDTV — Qualcomm on Tuesday launched the Qualcomm Design in India Challenge, aimed at encouraging the creation of a local product design ecosystem, a company statement said. The challenge, launched in association with the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), aims to catalyse the creation of a product and hardware design ecosystem in India in the domains of smartphones, tablets and Internet of Thing (IoT) products for healthcare, education, banking, agriculture, automotive, wearables and smart cities.

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/news/qualcomm-launches-design-in-india-initiative-772498

Qualcomm partners NASSCOM to catalyze Indian product and hardware design ecosystem

IndiaIndia Times — NEW DELHI: Qualcomm, in association with the National Association of Software and Services Companies ( NASSCOM), Tuesday kicked off the Qualcomm Design in India Challenge, which aims to catalyze the creation of a product and hardware design ecosystem in India in the domains of smartphones, tablets and Internet of Everything (IoT) products for healthcare, education, banking, agriculture, automotive, wearables and smartcities.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/hardware/qualcomm-partners-nasscom-to-catalyze-indian-product-and-hardware-design-ecosystem/articleshow/49997215.cms

Indian IT giants struggling to meet Nasscom’s growth target

IndiaTimes of India — MUMBAI/DELHI: Big four IT companies may not be able to meet Nasscom’s growth target for FY16, and the industry may just be able to meet the lower end of the guidance even as a tough second half looms. The growth guidance of 12-14% will now depend on captives and BPOs pulling their levels up. Nasscom was waiting to see how the third quarter plays out before taking a call on cutting the outlook, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/it-services/Indian-IT-giants-struggling-to-meet-Nasscoms-growth-target/articleshow/49578760.cms

Facebook teams up with Nasscom to mentor startups in India

IndiaTimes of India — NEW DELHI: Industry body Nasscom has partnered Facebook to launch a new initiative to support developers building apps and mobile websites for “new-to-internet” users. Under the ‘Leaders Building for the Next Billion Program’, Nasscom will invite developers and students through an application process.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/Facebook-teams-up-with-Nasscom-to-mentor-startups-in-India/articleshow/49402989.cms

Indian IT industry to touch $350b in revenue by 2025: Nasscom

IndiaDeal Street Asia — The Indian information technology (IT) and services industry is set to more than double its revenue to touch $350 billion by 2025, riding on the global digital disruption due to rise of SMAC (social, mobility, analytics, cloud), the Internet of Things (IoT) and robotics, among other things, according to the new projection released by software lobby Nasscom based on research conducted by McKinsey and Co. on Monday.

http://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/indian-it-industry-to-touch-350b-in-revenue-by-2025-nasscom-14728/

India to be the largest Internet of Things market by 2020

IndiaThe Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Ministry of Communications and IT (DeitY)) and the Ministry of Urban Development are working together to grow the Internet of Things (IoT) industry in India. According to Business Insider, there have been several companies leading the market by building the necessary capacity and capability to meet the growing demand for intelligent devices.

http://www.metering.com/india-to-be-the-largest-internet-of-things-market-by-2020/

Nasscom signs MoU with Symantec to develop skilled cyber security professionals

IndiaNEW DELHI: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) and cyber security firm Symantec, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ‘Building cyber security skills,’ Nasscom said in a statement. The MoU was signed between R. Chandrashekhar, president, Nasscom and Michael Brown, president and CEO, Symantec.  The development is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call at Nasscom’s silver jubilee in March 2015 to focus on global cyber security challenges.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/nasscom-signs-mou-with-symantec-to-develop-skilled-cyber-security-professionals/articleshow/47720672.cms