Startups can feature strongly on the emerging blockchain landscape because “there are no barriers to entry as long as you understand the technology and see the whole new wave of possibilities”. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Most people, if they have heard of blockchain technology, still associate it with just one of its many possible uses: the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The(...)

Infosys and some of its Indian peers such as Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro have become political targets in the United States for allegedly displacing US workers’ jobs by flying in foreigners on temporary visas to service their clients in the country. (Photograph: Abhishek N. Chinnappa/Reuters)

India-based IT services firm Infosys said it plans to hire 10,000 US workers in the next two years and open four technology centers in the United Sta(...)

H-1B visas have most commonly been used by the technology industry. Photograph: iStock

US president-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has been actively considering ways to revamp a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign worker(...)

The Accenture stand at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The group has been raising its digital profile. Photograph: Reuters

Accenture raised its full-year net revenue forecast well above analysts’ expectations and reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, (...)

The 24-hour TechCrunch Disrupt “hackathon” in London last weekend
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Image of the week: Round-table disruption There is beer, soft drinks, crisps but surprisingly little coffee in evidence at this meeting of like-min(...)

Vishal Sikka, who was brought in to Infosys last year  to chart a new strategy for  the  company. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

India’s second-largest software services exporter Infosys has beaten forecasts and maintained its sales growth outlook for the year, citing strong dem(...)

S. D. Shibulal, former CEO of Infosys Technologies, is one of the founders to have reportedly sold a stake in India’s second-largest software services company. (Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

Four founders of Infosys are selling shares of India’s second-largest software services company in transactions said to be valued at about 65 billion (...)

Downtown Bengaluru: Many of the US multinationals operating in Ireland also have operations in the city.  Photograph: EPA/JAGADEESH NV

The Garden City of India, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), has an attractive climate, being about 900m above sea level and thus much cooler than many o(...)

SD Shibulal, chief executive  of Infosys Technologies. Worldwide spending on information technology is projected to grow 3.1 per cent to $3.8 trillion this year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Infosys, India’s second-largest software exporter, raised its annual sales growth forecast for the second consecutive quarter as economic recovery pro(...)

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In the 1987 movie Wall Street , ruthless corporate raider Gordon Gekko abruptly leaves the t(...)