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A Message from Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky

Earlier today, Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky sent the following note to Airbnb employees.

This is my seventh time talking to you from my house. Each time we've talked, I've shared good news and bad news, but today I have to share some very sad news.

When you've asked me about layoffs, I've said that nothing is off the table. Today, I must confirm that we are reducing the size of the Airbnb workforce. For a company like us whose mission is centered around belonging, this is incredibly difficult to confront, and it will be even harder for those who have to leave Airbnb. I am going to share as many details as I can on how I arrived at this decision, what we are doing for those leaving, and what will happen next.

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India can become $100-billion export hub for printed circuit boards: ICEA, EY report

India has the potential to become a $100-billion global manufacturing and export hub for printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) alongside mobile phone manufacturing by 2025-26, said a report on Thursda

We will do most of our new investments in India for years to come: Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk

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How Google just saved iPhone users from hackers stealing their data

Apple iPhone had major security vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to run arbitrary code on any nearby iOS device and steal all the user da..

India may reportedly block Wikipedia if the site doesn't delete the map showing Aksai Chin as a part of China

A map on Wikipedia showing Aksai Chin as a part of China has caught the eye of the Indian government. The country’s IT Secretary has reportedly written to

Deloitte opens ‘AWS Cloud Garage at Deloitte’ in Mumbai

Will accelerate cloud adoption and digitisation

Amazon deploys AI-enabled ‘Distance Assistant’ across operational sites in India

Amazon India on Thursday announced the deployment of ‘Distance Assistant’ across its operational sites in the country to help maintain social distancing.Amazon has previously rolled out the technology

Indian software developers were 46% more productive in 2020: Report

According to the GitHub report, across all time zones, there is an increased development work — both time spent and amount of work.

Digital transformation deals, cloud spending rise amid Covid-19: Nasscom

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T-Hub to help Australian startups get access to Indian market

This is considered as an important milestone in the growing collaboration in innovation between India and Australia

TCS, Wipro buyback: Should investors tender shares or is there more steam in bluechip IT stocks?

Both TCS and Wipro are offering to buy back shares at a premium to their current market prices. Since the last week of March, TCS shares have gained 63% while Wipro stock has doubled in value.

IT firms stand to gain in 12-18 months as clients look to hike outsourcing budget: Report

IT stocks were the biggest gainers during the pandemic. Stock prices of the top four Indian IT services firms – TCS, Infosys, Wipro and HCL Tech -- increased over 50 percent on an average between April and September 2020.

Google’s co-lead of Ethical AI team says she was fired for sending an email

Timnit Gebru, a leading researcher and voice in the field of ethics and artificial intelligence, says Google fired her for an email she sent to her direct reports. According to Gebru, Google fired her because of an email she sent to subordinates that the company said reflected “behavior that …

Artificial intelligence alone can add $500 billion to economy: Google India

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Infosys Prize 2020: Harvard, Stanford, MIT, IISc Scholars Among Winners

Infosys Prize 2020: The prize is awarded for contributions in Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.

Big relief to Indian IT professionals: Bill eliminating per-country cap for employment visas cleared in US

The passage of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act by the Senate on Wednesday comes as a big relief to Indian IT professionals who come to the US on H-1B work visas and their current waiting period for Green Card or permanent residency is running into decades.

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