Coronavirus lockdown | IT industry pushes to recast labour, tax rules for work-from-home model: Report

The information technology (IT) industry has approached the central government ministries to flesh out changes to taxation and labour laws in line with the work-from-home (WFH) model. While the coronavirus pandemic forced offices to migrate to WFH, many are expected... Read more

Coronavirus impact on tech industry predicted in new report

Supply-chain analytics provider TrendForce has issued a report assessing the likely impact of the 2019-nCoV outbreak on tech manufacturing. The coronavirus has already caused major disruption throughout the tech industry, with huge trade shows cancelled and companies like Apple expecting to miss their forecasts. The... Read more

Virtual reality shapes power industry training: GlobalData Report

Virtual reality (VR) employee training is paving the way for enhanced safety and efficiency in the power industry according to report Virtual Reality in Power – Thematic Research by GlobalData. The report says that VR could provide great value to... Read more

71% of Consumers Watch Videos on Social Media to Laugh, Report Says

One of the great joys in life is laughter, and when it comes to consumers on social media, 71% said it is one of the reasons they watch videos. The 2018 Sprout Social Index report surveyed consumers and marketers to determine where... Read more

eBay Gives Rural and Small Town Businesses a Global Presence, Report Shows

For rural small businesses, the ability to expand beyond their local market is extremely challenging and important. The impact eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) is making on this front just came to light as the company partnered with a team of economists from Sidley... Read more

Dark net, bitcoin being used to smuggle drugs: Report

The “increasing” trend of using the ‘dark net’ and bitcoins to smuggle pharma medicines and illicit drugs to untouched segments of the population and youngsters in the country is becoming a new challenge for anti-narcotics agencies, a latest report has... Read more

Urgent Need To Raise Tax Base To Achieve Fiscal Target, Says Report

The government embarked on the path of fiscal consolidation. New Delhi: India needs to urgently raise its tax base to meet the fiscal deficit target without curbing essential expenditure, says a SBI report. The country’s gross fiscal deficit as percentage of... Read more

Rural Economy, Consumer Goods Sales To See Revival Ahead, Says Report

Rural markets are recovering, albeit at a slower pace, the report noted. Mumbai: In the next 12 months, consumer goods companies would see a revival, both in volume and margin terms, with an anticipated revival in the rural sector, said a... Read more

China to overtake US economy by 2032 as Asian might builds: report

The growing importance of Asia’s major economies will continue in 2018 and beyond, according to a league table that sees the region dominating in terms of size in just over a decade. The report by the Centre for Economics and... Read more

Majority of U.S. Workers Will be Freelancers by 2027, Report Says

Did you know that by 2027, most workers in the US will be freelancers, enjoying the flexibility and freedom of being their own boss? This was the finding of the ‘Freelancing in America: 2017’ report, jointly commissioned by Upwork and Freelancers... Read more