ISRO’s South Asia Satellite Launch on May 5 Not to Benefit Pakistan

India plans to launch on May 5 the ‘South Asia Satellite’ that will benefit all the countries in the region, except Pakistan which is not a part of the project. “It’s going up in the first week of May,” Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A S Kiran Kumar told PTI in a telephonic interview. According to ISRO sources, the launch …

‘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 …

‘Mood of the Nation is in Innovation’: DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma

The mood of the nation is in innovation and in a recent development the centre has decided to increase research and development funding from the current 1% of GDP to 2% from this year onwards, said Department of Science and Technology (DST) Secretary Ashutosh Sharma. Speaking at the Global RnD Summit 2017, organised by Department …

Bangalore Brands – Kingfisher, Fastrack, Himalaya, Kurl-On, Art of Living, and Apple Lead in Brand Trust Report 2017

The seventh in its series, The Brand Trust Report 2017, India’s most comprehensive study on Brand Trust, has been released by TRA Research. Bangalore-based brands have made a strong showing with city brands leading 6 of the 40 Super Categories in the report. These leaders are Kingfisher (Alcoholic Beverages), Fastrack (Branded Fashion), Himalaya (Healthcare), Kurl-On …

Post Merger of CSC, HPE Services – DXC Technology is Now Set to Operate its Business in India

DXC Technology, a new organization created by the merger of CSC with the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), has publicly debuted as the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company. The new company has began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “DXC.” With 1/3rd of its workforce …

RVCE & Cisco Launch Centre of Excellence In Internet of Things

RV College of Engineering (RVCE) and Cisco today announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence (CoE) fin Internet of Things (IoT) to give the next generation of students the digital skills and training necessary for 21st century jobs. The CoE, located at the RVCE campus in Bengaluru, was inaugurated by Gaurav Gupta, IAS Principal …