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US aid to transition from cash to electronic form


August 25th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Entrepreneur Karl Mehta, the only Indian-American among 18 Presidential Innovation Fellows, would work on "The 20 percent Initiative" that aims to transition international development assistance payments ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola India’s ‘Support My School’ campaign wins Silicon Valley support


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) The Support My School Campaign (SMS), a unique corporate initiative to create a happy and healthy learning environment in schools across India by providing ... Read more...

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China’s first bank for technological innovation opens


August 16th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 16 (IANS) China's first bank for technological innovation, a result of joint investment by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) and America's Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), opened here Wednesday.With ... Read more...

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Man claims hair growth pills turned him into woman


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A man who took pills to help cure his baldness has claimed they turned him into a woman, the Daily Mail reported Monday.While William McKee's hair ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three keys to make India-US ties soar


July 16th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A leading US think tank has proposed three key focussed policy initiatives - a bilateral investment treaty, accelerated defence trade and educational collaboration - to unleash ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta convicted on four counts by US jury (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Former Goldman Sachs' Indian American director Rajat Gupta was convicted Friday of four of six counts on charges of providing insider tips to convicted hedge-fund ... Read more...

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Google buying social sharing firm Meebo


June 5th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Google, the world's biggest search engine, is buying Silicon Valley startup Meebo that helps online publishers make their websites more social.The acquisition announced Monday will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Family Doctor to open 300 clinics for primary healthcare


May 30th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Holistic primary healthcare at affordable cost will be provided through a chain of clinics in select cities across the country, to be set up by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

New York unveils digital map to help job seekers


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled an online map aimed at helping job applicants find employment in local technical and digital media businesses.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook plans to go public to raise $87bn


May 4th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Facebook will go public with a stock price of $28 to $35 to set the popular social network's valuation as high as $86.6 billion, according ... Read more...

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Singapore 4th most desirable place to work: Survey


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Singapore has moved up two spots to become the world's fourth most desirable place to live and work, while the US, Britain and Australia remained the ... Read more...

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Huge potential seen in US-India business ties


April 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Over 300 top business leaders from India and the United States have highlighted dynamic potential that exists in present and future collaboration between the two countries.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian IT poised for second revolution: Kiran Karnik


April 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The second phase of the infotech revolution in India - themed around innovation and creativity - is pushing IT promotion body Nasscom to focus on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PayPal founder buys into New Zealand technology fund


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 22 (IANS) A US billionaire who was among the early investors in Facebook and PayPal Thursday helped launch a new venture capital fund to finance New Zealand ... Read more...

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US changing visa rules to attract the highly-skilled


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) To make America more attractive to highly-skilled foreign students and workers, the United States has announced a series of reforms, including changes in the F-1 ... Read more...

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TCS expands US presence, opens new facility in California


January 31st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday said it has opened a customer collaboration centre in California which will serve as the worldwide headquarters ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google best place to work in US: Fortune


January 20th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Internet giant Google has been by Fortune magazine as the best place to work in the US.The Mountain View, California-based company hired about 7,000 people in ... Read more...

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Zuckerberg’s private Facebook photos goes viral


December 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's private photos were made public after a web expert managed to gain access to his page due to a glitch in ... Read more...

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Jobs biography Amazon’s best-selling book of 2011


December 7th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) "Steve Jobs", the only authorised biography of the late Apple co-founder, has climbed to the top of Amazon.com's best-selling books for 2011.The book was released in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is George Clooney going to play Steve Jobs in a movie?


November 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several media reports suggest that Hollywood star George Clooney is being considered to play the role of Steve Jobs in an upcoming movie about the life of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Russian president gains 1 mn online fans in 24 hours


November 11th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's account at the country's largest social networking site Vkontakte has gained one million followers in the 24 hours or so ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diplomat delights with poetry of promise (IANS Book Review)


November 7th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Candling the Light", Author: Abhay K., Publisher: Yash Publications; Price: Rs.350; Pages: 120"Candling the Light", an anthology of verses by young poet, diplomat and artist Abhay K., shows the pressures ... Read more...

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India’s first telecom business incubator in Kerala


October 27th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) India's first telecom business incubator will be set up in Kerala under Infosys co-founder and Executive Co-chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan.The Indian Telecom Innovation Hub will focus primarily ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wandering in India, Steve Jobs learned intuition


October 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Apple co-founder Steve jobs' wandering across India for seven months looking for spiritual enlightenment turned out "not be a waste of time" as he came back ... Read more...

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Russian president joins Facebook


October 20th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has decided to expand his interaction with internet users by posting regular comments on Facebook.Facebook is a social networking service ... Read more...

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Apple to hold Steve Jobs memorial Sunday


October 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Apple Inc. has extended invitations to Silicon Valley's big names to attend a private memorial service for late Steve Jobs Sunday, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Steve Jobs turned smallest of ideas into life-changing products (Tribute)


October 6th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
It's a well-worn cliche to speak of the end of an era when someone well known has passed away. Today, however, it does feel like something has changed forever in the ... Read more...

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Jobs changed the world: Medvedev


October 6th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev offered his condolences to relatives and fans of Silicon valley guru Steve Jobs, who died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at the ... Read more...

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Thank you Steve, forever, say Indian youths


October 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) For millions across the country, logging on to their Ipads or Iphones will always bring back memories of the man who rattled the tech ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian-American homes targeted in rash of gold thefts in California


October 1st, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian Americans, who are "known for owning high-quality gold of 20 and 22 karats", have become targets in a number of thefts in northern California."There has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Meg Whitman going to be named as CEO of HP?


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Meg Whitman is all set to be named as the CEO of Hewlett-Packard. She is the former chief executive of the auction ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Two IITians among 400 richest Americans


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Two Indian Institute of Technology alumni have made it to Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans topped for the 18th year in a row ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple will find it hard to replace Steeve ‘Cool’ Jobs (Comment)


August 26th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Think of this as an unusual obituary! For a man who's not only alive, but has also been just elected chairman of the world's most valuable technology company -- one that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

LinkedIn sinks, Silicon Valley fears doom


August 9th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, bore the brunt of the Monday mayhem on Wall Street, sinking more than 17 percent.The market drubbing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NRI businessman offers rural students scholarships


August 5th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) An Oman-based Keralite businessman will offer scholarship for rural students from across the country to do a post-graduate course in management at the Asian School of ... Read more...

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