Talview selected for InTech50

Talview, an automated video interview platform used for screening job applicants prior to interviews, has been chosen to attend this year’s InTech50, a flagship event of iSPIRT and Terenne Global. A total of 228 applications were received for the event, out of which only 50 companies were selected by a …

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Gartner: Global PC shipments down 5.2% in 1stQ 2015

Global PC shipments totaled 71.7 million units in the 1st quarter of 2015, a 5.2% decline from the 1st quarter of 2014, according to Gartner, Inc’s preliminary results. In the U.S., PC shipments totaled 13.9 million units in the first quarter of 2015, a 1.3% decline from the 1st quarter …

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Eesha Khare: A winner to remember

Eesha Khare could be on the verge of solving the crisis of weak mobile batteries with one outstanding and potentially disruptive innovation.  A couple of years ago, when she was an 18 year old senior from California’s Lynbrook High School, Eesha produced a tiny device, basically a nano battery, that …

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FCC fines AT&T $25 million for theft of customer data

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is slapping rogue telecom behemoth AT&T with a $25 million fine for what it says is the company’s failure to protect the privacy, personal data and social security numbers of its paying customers. The complaint indicates that AT&T’s employees stole private information from …

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Snapdeal.com acquires Freecharge.in

E-commerce company, Snapdeal, announced yesterday its acquisition of Freecharge, a Mumbai- based mobile recharge platform. The numbers were not officially disclosed, but unnamed sources gave a ballpark figure of $400 million and said the acquisition is based on a cash and stock transaction. In days past, the media had reported …

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HCL’s graphic novel launched at Comic Con 2015

HCL Technologies has launched their Chronicles of Ideapreneurs, a graphic novel which showcases praisworthy ideas and case studies from HCL’s frontline staff. The book was launched at Bangalore’s Comic Con 2015 by Prithvi Shergill, the Chief Human Resources Officer at HCL Technologies. HCL says it developed the graphic novel as …

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Gadgets draw fans at Comic Con 2015

The Bangalore Comic Con 2015, held at the White Orchid Convention Center last weekend, started with less “BANG!” and “POW!” than one would have hoped for. Perhaps one reason for the unenthusiastic response is what appears to be the event’s shift in priorities, as it has been reduced from a …

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Global Sankalp Summit 2015 to be held in New Delhi April 9-10

The Global Sankalp Summit 2015 is being held at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on April 9-10, 2015. This year’s theme is “Fueling the Innovation Economy: Role of Government, Private Sector and Capital.” The 2015 summit will focus on furthering an inclusive innovation economy. Continuing its partnership with The …

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Wipro expands Group Executive Council

Today Wipro announced that it has inducted four new members into its Group Executive Council, a forum which enables the core group of Wipro leaders to deliberate and formulate strategies for the corporation’s long term outlook. The newly added members include: Abid Ali Neemuchwala, Group President and Chief Operating Officer …

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Auburn University goes global with International Accelerator Program

Auburn University, which is situated in Auburn, Alabama (USA) is broadening its horizons to market the college as an international destination for higher education. The university is especially keen on marketing itself to Indian students. The International Accelerator Program (IAP), which is part of the recently launched Auburn Global program, …

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