‘Non-invasive Blood Sugar Prediction’ Wins Do-It-Yourself Projects Created by Texas Instruments Engineers in Bangalore

Texas Instruments (TI) India, has hosted the “DIY with TI” event designed to recognize and encourage TI hobbyists who innovate in their spare time using TI devices, and showcase their creativity with innovations that help solve real-life problems. More than 40 engineers got together in teams at TI in India and showcased their passion for …

Manipal & Deakin University Signs MOU to Set Up Centre of Excellence in Data Sciences and Cyber Security

Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) and Deakin University, Australia has announced a strategic alliance to start education and training programs and establish Data Science and Cyber Security Centre of Excellence. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Professor Jane den Hollander AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of Deakin University and A P Ramabhadran, Senior Vice President, Manipal …

Capgemini to Reskill its 1 Lakh Indian Employees in Digital Technology

French technology major Capgemini is targeting to train each of its 1 lakh employees in country in digital skills by 2018 as the contours of the outsourcing market undergoes radical changes, a top official has said. The company is also ramping up its hiring of freshers and plans to take the number up to 40 …

Shell New Technology Center in Bangalore to House 1,500 Employees

Shell has opened a new major technology hub in Bangalore, India, expanding the company’s R&D activities in Asia. The 52-acre, custom built technology center can house up to 1,500 experts working collaboratively on innovative projects worldwide. Shell Technology Center Bangalore (STCB) brings together R&D staff who previously worked at separate locations in Bangalore and also …

Zoom & Mahindra to Roll Out Electric Cars on Self Drive Rental Model

Self-drive car rental service Zoomcar is gearing up for a large-scale roll out of electric vehicles on its platform, which will be owned and offered on rent by its associates, in an effort to expand its user base. As part of this initiative, the company on Monday tied up with Mahindra Electric. Zoomcar believes that …

Flipkart Acquires eBay India to Take On Global Gaints Amazon Inc

Flipkart has announced the acquisition of eBay India unit in an all-cash deal and decided to keep it as a separate entity as part of its game plan to compete with its Indian ecommerce arch-rival Amazon. Flipkart’s eBay acquisition will give access to C2C ecommerce market globally. The deal comes as a part of Flipkart’s …

Hairline International Goes Online; Patients Can Now Consult With Doctors Realtime Via Video Conferencing

Hairline International Hair and Skin Clinic launch Tele-Dermatology which includes Cosmetology and Trichology for the first time in the country. The introduction of Tele-dermatology will now facilitate the practice of dermatology online with the help of unique software that will connect both the patient and the doctor, irrespective of physical distances that separate them. This …

IIT Stuart B School Launches Online MBA Program in India

Highly motivated working professionals in India will soon be able to earn a Global MBA from a US university, without quitting their jobs. Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business in Chicago, Illinois, USA is launching a Global MBA program in ‘Business Innovation’ for working professionals. Keeping in mind the convenience of Indian students, …

Microsoft Teams Now Available for Office 365 Customers Globally in 19 Languages

Microsoft Corp. has announced the general availability of Microsoft Teams, the company’s new chat-based workspace in Office 365. The new tool for team collaboration is now available to Office 365 business customers in 181 markets and 19 languages. Customers worldwide are choosing Microsoft Teams to enable collaboration within their organizations.  Since announcing the preview in November, …

Indian Employers Expect Hiring to Remain Steady in April-June but Projects at Considerably Slower Pace

According to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey released today by ManpowerGroup, the survey of 4,389 employers across India indicates that the hiring activity is expected to remain steady. In fact, employers in only three other countries report more optimistic second-quarter hiring plans than those in India. However, India’s Net Employment Outlook has now dipped by varying margins for five …